CBO: Obamacare Discourages Work
CBO: Certain aspects of the Affordable Care Act will tend to reduce labor force participation, with the largest effect stemming from the subsidies that reduce the cost of purchasing health insurance through the exchanges
ISIS Strips 250 Syrian Soldiers, Marches Them To Mass Execution
Sickening footage appears to show Islamic State militants parading around 250 captured soldiers through the desert in their underwear before they are killed and their bodies piled on the bare earth.
Fort Hood Shooter Wants To Become 'Citizen' of Islamic State Caliphate
The convicted shooter in the Fort Hood massacre has written a letter to the leader of the Islamic State saying he wants to become a "citizen" of the caliphate, in the latest example of the terror group's reach inside the U.S.
Russian Troops Invade Ukraine
Asserting that Russian soldiers and armaments had crossed into Ukraine to support the separatists, President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine canceled a trip to Turkey on Thursday, and his national security council ordered mandatory conscription for the armed forces
New York Times
DOJ Sues City For Rejecting Islamic Center
The Department of Justice has announced that it is suing the small town of St. Anthony, Minnesota, after a two-year investigation into the town's denial of a permit to create an Islamic cultural center.
Illegal Aliens Storm Beach in San Diego
Around 7am Monday morning, a horde of illegal aliens stormed a San Diego beach after coming ashore in a panga boat. They sprinted across the beach and climbed over a wall, entering the city.
Judge Decriminalizes Polygamy in Utah
A judge has ruled that parts of Utah's law banning polygamy are unconstitutional, effectively decriminalizing the practice, in a victory for the family that appears in the reality TV show 'Sister Wives'.
Obama Cautions Against Using Force To Solve Crises
Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.
Prayer For Injured Teen Sparks Atheist Outrage
A simple act of compassion and humanity in Sanford, Florida sparked outrage from the Freedom From Religion Foundation – a group of perpetually offended atheists from Wisconsin.
Holder Cut Left-Wing Groups In On $17 Bil BofA Deal
Radical Democrat activist groups stand to collect millions from Attorney General Eric Holder's record $17 billion deal to settle alleged mortgage abuse charges against Bank of America
Investors Business Daily
Media Silence on Obama IRS Scandal Developments
The nation’s top television news broadcasts - in both English and Spanish - have been entirely mum on the latest revelations related to alleged obstruction of justice and politically-directed abuse of power at the Obama administration’s Internal Revenue Service
MO Hospital Treats Hundreds of Children For Unusual Virus
An unusual respiratory virus is striking children in the metro in big numbers. Children’s Mercy Hospital is hospitalizing 20 to 30 kids a day with the virus. The hospital is as full now as it is at the height of flu season.
Iran Begins Arming Palestinian Terrorists
Iranian military leaders say that they have begun weapons deliveries to Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank and elsewhere in the region after months of promising increased military support for Israel’s enemies
Adult Illegals With 'Graying' Hair Enrolling In Public Schools
The mayor of Lynn, Mass. says that some of the illegal aliens from Guatemala who are enrolled in her city’s public schools are adults with graying hair and “more wrinkles than I have.”
Admin Allowing Deported Aliens To Return To USA
Obama’s deputies have agreed to let deported illegal immigrants refight their deportation cases and perhaps return permanently to the United States.
Obama Administration Punishes Oklahoma for Repealing Common Core
The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards and reverting to its previous academic standards by rescinding the state’s waiver from No Child Left Behind
Tucson School Allows Islamic Prayers
In a room off the library at Desert View High School, four to six Muslim students pray during every school day for about 10 minutes
4-Year-Old Expelled From Preschool Over Mom’s Facebook Rant
Ashley Habat wasn’t thrilled that the school didn’t give her enough time to prep her son Will for picture day, reports a Jacksonville television station. Understandably, she ranted about the school on her personal Facebook page
Poll Suggests Romney On Top In Iowa If He Runs Again
He keeps saying no to third run for the White House, but another new poll – this time in Iowa – indicates Mitt Romney would be the front runner for the Republican presidential nomination if he changes his mind.
Coming To America?
EU To Ban 'High-Energy' Appliances
The European Union is considering pulling the plug on high-wattage hair dryers, lawn mowers and electric kettles in a follow up to its controversial ban on powerful vacuum cleaners.
Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water Supply
The water system in Reserve, Garyville and Mount Airy has tested positive for a potentially deadly brain-eating bacteria, the state Department of Health and Hospitals said Wednesday
Census: One-Third of Americans Getting 'Benefits'
Newly released Census data reveals nearly 110 million Americans – more than one-third of the country – are receiving government assistance of some kind.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 46%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 46% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 52% at least somewhat disapprove.
Joan Rivers In Critical Condition After Surgery
Joan Rivers is in critical condition after she stopped breathing during a medical procedure on Thursday, police sources tell The Post
New York Post
Academic Org Lets Members Choose Any Of Six Genders
The American Sociological Association, the leading professional organization for American sociologists, is now granting its members much greater leeway in how to define their gender identities
'Reality' Show Contestants Battle to Balance Budget
PR professional and creator Tom Carroll is testing the concept of politics reality TV with a lead-off “reality film” called “Big Bad Budget.”
Black Activists Explode Over 'Racist' Help For Ferguson Cop
A group founded by former Obama aide Van Jones and former MoveOn.org activist James Rucker is calling on the Internet fundraising platform GoFundMe.com to take down its “Support Officer Darren Wilson” page, accusing the company of “profiting from racially motivated donors.”
Dad Acquitted In Slaying of Driver Who Killed Sons
A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.
Marijuana Should Stay Illegal, Young Europeans Say
A narrow majority of Europe’s youth would ban cannabis, according to new research published by Eurobarometer. Forty-five percent believed that it should be regulated, while 53 percent felt it should be banned
'Air Bubble' Submarine Pursued by China Would Be Supersonic
The "air bubble" theory that would allow a submarine to move through the ocean at supersonic speed could be closer to reality through the work of Chinese scientists.
Modern Day Serfdom
California Drivers Brace For Costly New Gas Tax
Californians already pay the nation's second highest gas tax at 68 cents a gallon -- and now it will go up again in January to pay for a first-in-the-nation climate change law
What Does Your State Buy the Most on eBay?
A new map created by Internet-auction website eBay reveals the items each state purchases the most when using the online bidding service.
Stunning Before And After Images of California's Drought
California is currently suffering through its worst drought in at least a century, with 82 percent of the state facing "extreme" or "exceptional" drought. The before-and-after photos below offer a visual look at just how staggering the change has been
Map: Where Is ‘Open Carry’ Legal?
As people on both sides of the debate regarding open carry—the practice of carrying firearms in plain view—have been turning up the heat, more companies are being forced to take a side
Wall Street Journal
Cambodian Rat Meat Export Market Grows
A unique harvest is under way in the rice fields of Cambodia where tens of thousands of wild rats are being trapped alive each day to feed a growing export market for the meat of rural rodents.
Severed Snake Head Kills Chef Cooking Cobra Soup
A chef cooking a soup dish from cobra flesh died in China after he was bitten by the snake's head – 20 minutes after it was cut off.
Int Business Times
Man Celebrates 101st Birthday -- At Work!
A 101-year-old man from New Jersey celebrated his birthday with colleagues on Monday after 73 years in the same job.
Japanese 111-Year-Old Named World's Oldest Man
A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world's oldest living man.