• A man holds up a sign as he and several thousand other protestors demonstrate during a rally apposing the nuclear deal with Iran in Times Square in the Manhattan borough of New York City, July 22, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

    National Security Pros Think Iran Deal is Bad for the U.S. and Its Allies

    By Bradley Peniston, Defense One

    A Defense One survey finds deep skepticism among U.S. active-duty military and civilian government employees in national-security jobs. Asked to evaluate the statement, “The Iran nuclear deal is a...

  • An investor looks at a newspaper in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee

    China Jitters Throttle Oil Prices Again

    By Matt Smith, Oilprice.com

    Suckerpinch, suckerpunch, for the first day of the month. We kick off September carrying the baggage that we picked up last month – that of economic fears ignited by China. Overnight PMI numbers from...

  • Iowa

    Iowa Caucuses Could Be a Bloodbath for the GOP

    Iowa seems like a friendly sort of place, but for a large number of the Republicans currently contending for the GOP presidential nomination, the cornfields have a distinctly hostile feel these days...

  • Stocks Are Sending a Recession Warning

    The bad omens are building in the stock market. Set aside the situation in China, where data released Tuesday showed manufacturing activity dropped last month to a three-year low and reached...

  • July 9, 2015

    A Rough First Day of September for Stocks

    By Evelyn Cheng

    U.S. stocks plummeted Tuesday as continued signs of weakness in China and concerns about the Federal Reserve weighed heavily on investor sentiment. The major averages ended in correction territory,...

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September 1, 2015

September 1, 2015

Bibi rides her bike on the Playa during the Burning Man 2015 "Carnival of Mirrors" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Approximately 70,000 people from all over the world are gathering at the sold-out festival to spend a week in the remote desert to experience art, music and the unique community that develops.