Nov 02, 2013 05:05 am
By Perry Chiaramonte
Through the stroke of a pen, President Obama on Friday used his executive powers to elevate and take control of climate change policies in an attempt to streamline sustainability initiatives – and potentially skirt legislative oversight and push a federal agenda on states.
Obama’s Adds Climate Change Initiatives to List of Executive Branch Power Grabs
Nov 02, 2013 04:50 am
By Melanie Batley
A federal appeals court struck down Obamacare's controversial birth control mandate, declaring that requiring contraception coverage in employee health plans is unduly burdensome for business owners who oppose birth control on religious grounds.
Appeals Court Strikes Down Obamacare Contraception Mandate
Nov 02, 2013 04:45 am
By Jason Meisner
A Michigan gem merchant who claims he tipped the FBI on the location of Osama bin Laden’s secret compound in Pakistan eight years before his killing has hired a high-powered Chicago law firm to help him go after the $25 million reward offered for the terrorist’s capture.
MI Gem Merchant Says he Should Get $25M Reward for bin Laden’s Death
Nov 02, 2013 04:30 am
By Elizabeth Barber
Millions of Americans will be expected to make do with less as of Friday, as $5 billion in cuts to the US food stamp program takes effect.
Food Stamp Funding Drops $5 Billion
Nov 02, 2013 04:30 am
By Lee Cary
Harry Reid said we all want to pay more taxes, so the GOP should help make it happen, beginning with Reid's own "rich people."
Maybe Republicans Should Heed Harry Reid
Nov 02, 2013 04:25 am
By Steven Greenhut
A news photograph from Friday taken in the normally placid suburban community of Roseville, east of Sacramento, was shocking. A California Highway Patrol officer was pointing a rifle at a motorist stopped at a checkpoint, as police searched for an armed parolee who had injured some of their colleagues. It seemed reminiscent of an occupying army.
Policing Policies Increasingly Put the Public at Risk
Nov 02, 2013 04:22 am
By Geoff Earle
Bill Clinton trotted out a crude anatomical joke about President Obama, saying “he’s luckier than a dog with two d—-” to describe his comeback in last year’s presidential election, according to a new book.
Clinton: Obama Luckier than a Dog With Two…
Nov 02, 2013 04:20 am
By Colleen Curry, Russell Goldman and Josh Margolin
A gunman armed with an assault rifle entered a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport today, killed a TSA agent, and penetrated deep into the terminal before he was captured by police.
TSA Agent Killed During LAX Shooting (+video)
Nov 02, 2013 04:01 am
By News Editor
On October 31, 2013, Sheriff Nick Finch won his case at trial in Liberty County, Florida. The charges were complete nonsense to begin with, and the laughter in the courtroom was difficult to suppress as the prosecution presented its flimsy, farcical case.
Sheriff Nick Finch Cleared of All Charges