$900,000 monument to England football failure

If you enjoy laughing at the England football team -- calling all Germans and Scots -- and you have a spare $900,000 then Sotheby's has the very thing for…

Do budget cuts threaten U.S. Air Force superiority?

F-16 elephant walk

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fowler/USAF

As U.S. Air Force fighter jets and bombers carry out airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Air Force officials are waging a campaign of their own on…

Java now loads annoying adware on Macs

Lots of websites require your computer to use the program Java, but the latest update for Macs comes with annoying adware.

The update automatically installs a…

Japanese cafe serves a whole frog burger

Japan's frog burger

Orbi Yokohama

What did the frog order with its burger? French flies and a diet Croak.

Another cliff looming for Congress?

Congress narrowly avoided taking the Department of Homeland Security off a cliff this week, but they're heading right back to the edge with the debt limit…

Pakistan renames 107 schools after victims

More than 100 schools in Pakistan have been renamed in honor of the children killed in a Taliban siege at a Peshawar school last year.

According to the…

Germany's new 30% rule for women on boards

Germany has just made a radical move to promote gender equality in the boardroom.

The German parliament passed a new law Friday requiring the country's biggest…

Andrew Lack is back at NBC News

What started with a phone call last month about Brian Williams ended on Friday in Andy Lack's appointment as chairman of NBC News and MSNBC.

Lack will replace…

White House irked by Clinton damage control

After days of answering questions from reporters about the propriety of Hillary Clinton's use of private email to conduct official business at the State…

Hall & Oates sues 'Haulin' Oats' granola company

Hall & Oates can't go for that: A Brooklyn granola company is selling a brand of granola called "Haulin' Oats."

The singing duo of Daryl Hall and John Oates are…

Putin gets tough, slashes own salary as economy tanks

It's belt-tightening time in the Kremlin.

Russian President Vladimir Putin cut his salary by 10% Friday as his country faces the worst economic crisis in…

ISIS bulldozes site of ancient city of Nimrud

Statues at Nimrud Iraq

Mujtaba Chohan/Wikimedia Commons

ISIS has again destroyed cultural treasures, this time bulldozing the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq, the nation's Ministry of…

MLS at 20: Sunrise or sunset for soccer's final frontier

Major League Soccer ball on field, MLS

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

As the MLS prepares to mark the beginning of its 20th season, it's hard to comprehend just how much the league has progressed in the intervening period.

Sepp Blatter: It's time to end ban on women

FIFA President Sepp Blatter, 2014 World Cup soccer ball

Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has told Iran to end its "intolerable" ban on women attending football matches.

Arnold Palmer: Injury won't stop me

Arnold Palmer, 2011 Masters golf tournament

Hans Deryk/Reuters

He may be suffering from the effects of a dislocated shoulder -- but golf legend Arnold Palmer has vowed that won't stop him from hitting his ceremonial…

Generous kidney donor triggers 6 transplants

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Unemployment rate falls to seven-year low

Job fair

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The winter weather didn't cool the job market in February.

The U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February, which crushed expectations. That beat the estimate…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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