August 14, 2014 11:10 AM Ferrari 250 GTO Could Fetch $75 Million at Auction!
At the start of July it emerged that a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was heading to the Quail Lodge auctions and set to be sold by Bonhams. What makes the upcoming auction so unique is that the car is being offered with no reserve. Now it has emerged that at tomorrow’s auction, the car could sell for as much as $75 million. Last year, a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO became 26
August 13, 2014 5:10 PM 'Sweetness #9' By Stephan Eirik Clark
The Book We're Talking About is a weekly review combining plot description and analysis with fun tidbits about the book. The innocent white packet spilling forth bright-pink sweetener on the cover of Stephan Eirik Clark’s debut novel, Sweetness #9, seems too insubstantial to bear the weight of an entire narrative; but as the book's epigraph from Ronald 30
August 12, 2014 10:17 PM Obama, Clinton Camps Move To Downplay Schism
WASHINGTON -- For months now, political junkies and the national press corps have been salivating over the prospects of Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama once again applying proverbial chokeholds to each other. Conflict seemed inevitable since she -- contemplating a presidential run -- needed distance from him -- wallowing in some of his lowest 27
August 7, 2014 7:18 AM Bank of America near $16 billion to $17 billion settlement
Bank of America Corp. and the Justice Department are close to a deal in which the bank will pay between $16 billion and $17 billion to resolve allegations of mortgage-related misconduct in the run-up to the financial crisis, according to people familiar with the matter. The bank /quotes/zigman/190927/delayed/quotes/nls/bac BAC +1.33% has agreed to pay roughly 33
August 6, 2014 8:50 PM Bank of America negotiating record mortgage fraud settlement
Bank of America has tentatively agreed to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement to date. The initial agreement would settle a probe by the Justice Department and a group of states related to mortgage practices dating to the financial crisis, according to a person familiar with the deal. It includes 35
August 6, 2014 8:18 PM Tried Being a Bride | Suzanne Heintz
Who would do such a thing? Spend months planning a picture-perfect wedding, only to leave her groom, cold, on the steps of the altar, after a speech announcing to the congregation why she did it? It was actually a Renewal of the Vows. Chauncey and I had been together for 14 years. We'd already shared over a decade of taking satirical photographs with our imitation 61
July 31, 2014 6:45 PM Does leaving kids alone make parents 'criminals'?
Editor's note: Mark O'Mara is a CNN legal analyst and a criminal defense attorney. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) -- In March, single mother Shanesha Taylor, destitute and effectively homeless, was arrested on charges of leaving her children in her car during a 40-minute job interview. The children were unharmed 85
July 29, 2014 10:41 PM Surgeon General: Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds
WASHINGTON — Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the $8 billion spent to treat all forms of skin cancer each year. Rear Adm. Boris Lushniak said state 48
July 29, 2014 9:58 AM 2014 pressure builds on Dems
The Senate is racing to approve three must-pass bills this week and avoid falling even further behind its schedule at a time when voters are angry about gridlock in Washington. With public approval of Washington dismally low, Senate Democrats face the greatest risk of a public backlash, because the House Republican majority is safe and President Obama 30
July 25, 2014 9:44 PM Jets training camp: Is deck stacked for Geno in QB battle with Vick?
CORTLAND, NY -- The New York Jets just completed their second -- yes, second -- practice of training camp Friday, they have yet to put on full pads and many of the players are still trying to figure out how to get around the SUNY Cortland campus for practices and meetings. But, the dissection of the quarterback rotation is in midseason form. Every snap is being 25