Scalia To Student: If Taxes Go Too High 'Perhaps You Should Revolt'
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people “should revolt.”
Report: Boehner 'Hellbent' on Passing Amnesty This Year
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is "hellbent" on passing amnesty legislation, and other GOP leaders are signaling to donors and lobbyists that they also want to pass legislation this Congress
Obama Signs Ted Cruz Bill Into Law, But Says He Won´t Enforce It
Obama on Friday signed into law a bill authored by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz that would bar an Iranian diplomat from entering the United States, but immediately issued a statement saying he won't enforce it
Harry Reid Calls Bundy Supporters 'Domestic Terrorists'
Senator Harry Reid has escalated the war of words over the Cliven Bundy dispute, sensationally labeling the Nevada cattle rancher’s supporters “domestic terrorists” during an event in Las Vegas today.
Ben Carson PAC Outraises 2016 GOP Hopefuls and Hillary
If money is any indication, a prominent Baltimore doctor with no political experience is an early front-runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race.
Pelosi Assists in Holy Week Foot-Washing Ritual
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco.
San Francisco Chronicle
Western Lawmakers Aim to Take Control of Federal Land
Officials from nine Western states met in Salt Lake City on Friday to discuss taking control of federal lands within their borders on the heels of a standoff between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management.
62 Percent of Americans Say They Favor a Flat Tax
The latest Reason-Rupe poll asked Americans if they would support or oppose changing the federal tax system to a flat tax, where everyone pays the same percentage of his or her income, finding that 62 percent favor the flat tax and 33 percent are opposed.
Sheriff Faces Pressure to Buck Feds in Rancher Feud
The family of the Nevada rancher in a simmering feud with the federal government over rangeland rights is refocusing attention on the local sheriff, claiming he could put the standoff to rest with a wave of his hand.
Students Demand Acknowledgement of Robert E. Lee's 'Racist and Dishonorable Conduct'
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee's "dishonorable side."
China Says One-Fifth of its Farmland is Polluted
Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous environment, China’s government released a yearslong study that shows nearly one-fifth of the country’s farmland is contaminated with toxic metals
What the Networks Aren't Telling You About the Nevada Cattle Battle
Network journalists have consistently framed the case as one of a rancher failing to pay the requested fees for his use of government land. But they have failed to use the case to tell the larger story
Keystone Decision Delayed Until After Midterms
The Obama administration has extended a key review period for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, Fox News has learned, potentially pushing off a decision until after the midterm elections.
Patients Stuck In 'Medical Homelessness,' Unable To Find Doctors On Plan
While open enrollment for coverage under the Affordable Care Act is closed, many of the newly insured are finding they can’t find doctors, landing them into a state described as “medical homelessness.”
What Is This American Plane Owned By the Bank of Utah Doing in IRAN?
On Tuesday morning, a plane owned in trust by the Bank of Utah showed up in a very visible area of the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran. What was it doing there exactly? Nobody knows
You Can't Say That!
Ohio Teacher Fired Over Comment on Black President
An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn’t need another black commander in chief.
China to Become 'World's Most Christian Nation'
The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily that it by 2030 it could have more churchgoers than America
POLL: 37% of Voters Fear Federal Government
Thirty-seven percent (37%) of Likely U.S. Voters now fear the federal government, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Forty-seven percent (47%) do not, but another 17% are not sure.
Chicago Cops Fudge Stats For Rahm, Report Says
Under pressure from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago cops have been reclassifying murders and violent crimes. The result is a nearly unprecedented drop in numbers.
Krauthammer: Obama 'Makes This Stuff Up' on Obamacare
Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer says that President Barack Obama makes stuff up with "brazenness" when he says that Obamacare is working.
House Committee OKs $100 Million For Obama Library
An Illinois House committee endorsed a plan today to contribute $100 million in state funds toward construction of a Barack Obama presidential library in Chicago
Woman Sues Over Rejected '8THEIST' License Plate
A New Jersey woman claims she was denied a license plate proclaiming herself to be an atheist because it might be considered offensive.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 45%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 45% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 54% at least somewhat disapprove.
Kansas Speech by Michelle Obama Draws Complaints
Given their druthers, some Kansas high school students and their parents said they would rather keep their graduation day just a family affair instead of expanding the guest list to include first lady Michelle Obama
Wisc. Becomes First State to Restrict Parents From Giving Up Adopted Kids
Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids.
Chelsea Clinton Announces She Is Pregnant
Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall.
Kimmel Tops Late Night, Beats Fallon For 1st Time
For the first time since Jimmy Fallon took over The Tonight Show this year, the other Jimmy was the King of Late Night thanks to his Scandal Season 3 finale-themed show
Lie To Me
Obama: 8 Million Signed up for Health Care
President Barack Obama says 8 million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges. That's 1 million more than congressional scorekeepers had initially projected.
It's Not My Fault!
Woman: Twitter Gave Me PTSD
A Washington woman has come under fire over claims her PTSD caused by online harassment and Twitter trolls is equal to that of military veterans.
Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults
Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced on Thursday, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two adult men.
Saudi to Begin Building World's Tallest Skyscraper
Saudi Arabia is scheduled to begin building the world’s tallest tower next week, which will soar 1km in to the sky when completed.
Johnny Depp Flops for Third Movie in a Row
Sci-fi epic Transcendence is bombing in its Easter weekend debut, marking another major box office disappointment for Johnny Depp after The Lone Ranger and Dark Shadows.
FACEBOOK to Notify Users When Friends are Nearby
Facebook users will soon be able to receive notices on their mobile app when they’re near friends, signaling an effort by the online social network to play a bigger role in real-world interactions.
Wall Street Journal
Inquiring Minds Want To Know...
Is Your Home's Energy Meter Spying On You?
Utility companies across the U.S. are installing smart meters in customers’ homes, touting the technology’s energy-saving ways, but opponents argue that the meters are opening a Pandora’s box of privacy concerns
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Document Shows Ancient Wrestling Was Fixed
Researchers have deciphered a Greek document that shows an ancient wrestling match was fixed. The document, which has a date on it that corresponds to the year A.D. 267, is a contract between two teenagers who had reached the final bout of a prestigious series of games in Egypt.
Victim's Mom Forgives Killer, Stops Hanging In Iran
A convicted killer due to be hanged for murder has been spared after the victim's mother had a last-minute change of heart.
13-1/2 Pound Boy Born at Pennsylvania Hospital
A woman has given birth to a more than 13-pound baby at a southeastern Pennsylvania hospital.
Ohio Couple Married 70 Years Dies Hours Apart
An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
Centipede EATS Its Way Out Viper's Stomach
Freedom was so close, yet so far for this centipede. After being swallowed whole by a snake, it made one last desperate attempt to escape by eating its way out of her stomach