Begrudging WaPo Poll: Trump 46%, Clinton 44%
It's not the headline, and it takes 219 words to get there, but a new Washington Post poll on the presidential race reveals that Republican Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton among registered voters 46 percent to 44 percent.
Obama Signs Measure Striking 'Oriental' And 'Negro' From Federal Law
Obama has signed legislation striking outdated racial terms such as “Oriental” and “Negro” from federal laws. Obama signed the bill without fanfare on Friday along with six other pieces of legislation
Obama Lifts 41-Year Vietnam Weapons Embargo
Obama lifted the 41-year-old U.S. arms embargo against Vietnam Monday in an apparent effort to shore up the communist country's defenses against an increasingly aggressive China.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Under Investigation Over Campaign Donations
Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is under investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department for as much as $160,000 in contributions from a Chinese businessman to his 2013 campaign, according to news reports.
Susan Rice: Too Many Whites On National Security Team Putting America At Risk
National Security Advisor Susan Rice told graduates at Florida International University that the presence of too many "white, male, and Yale" staffers is posing a threat to the security of America
CDC: Southerners’ ‘Racism’ And ‘Homophobia’ Cause Gay Men’s High HIV Rates
An issue brief published on Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control claimed that that Southerners’ “racism,” and “homophobia” may be causing high HIV rates in the South that are disproportionately high among African-Americans and homosexuals
Hillary Campaign Accused of Mass Cheating in Kentucky Primary
According to several reports the Hillary Clinton Campaign cheated in order to give her the win in Kentucky. In Pike County Kentucky, card readers reportedly malfunctioned and votes were fully erased....
'Gigantic' Corporate Tax Hike Likely Headed To Oregon Voters
A massive $2.8 billion annual corporate tax hike is likely headed to Oregon voters in November, a move that could create the most aggressive tax climate for big business of any state in the nation.
Pediatricians Call Youth Transgenderism 'Child Abuse'
The American College of Pediatricians reaffirmed the biological differences between men and women and condemned the idea of teaching kids early on that gender identity is fluid as "child abuse."
Congress Votes To Ban Confederate Flags From VA Cemeteries
With a 265-159 vote, the proposal makes it illegal to display the Confederate flag in Department of Veteran Affairs cemeteries – even on individual grave sites that honor soldiers who fought for the Confederacy, except on Memorial Day and Confederate Memorial Day
Christian Science Monitor
Union Flips Out Over Church's School Pizza Giveaway
A union representing public school cafeteria workers in Seattle, Washington erupted with rage last week – warning that the weekly pizza giveaway could result in cafeteria layoffs. They even accused Bethany Community Church of proselytizing with pepperoni.
Hillary Skates - Again
FTC Rejects Congressional Request To Investigate Clinton Foundation
The federal agency responsible for consumer protection is refusing a request from members of Congress to investigate the nonprofit Clinton Foundation.
Guard Charged with Assault After Confronting Trans Using Women's Restroom
D.C. police have charged a security guard at a Giant grocery store with simple assault after a transgender woman said the guard forced her out of the women's restroom.
'Hillary's America' Trailer
What are the Democrats hiding? Watch the just-released trailer for "Hillary's America: The Secret History Of The Democratic Party." The movie hits theaters nationwide this July.
Dissing Our Warriors
Illinois High School Refuses To Let Marine Walk For Graduation Over Dress Code
An Illinois high school has come under fire after officials refused to let a graduate, who is also a U.S. Marine, walk across the stage Thursday in her blues.
Obama Plan to Reintegrate Ex-Cons into Society Raises Crime Fears
The Obama administration has gone into overdrive in the last two months, pushing administrative policy changes to make it easier for ex-convicts to rejoin society, but at the same time sparking concern that reforms will increase crime and jeopardize safety
Coca-Cola Halts Production In Venezuela
Coca-Cola is halting production in Venezuela of its namesake beverage due to a sugar shortage brought on by the country's grinding economic crisis.
9 in 10 Native Americans Aren’t Offended By Redskins Name
Nine in ten Native Americans say they are not offended by the Washington Redskins name, according to a new Washington Post poll that shows how few ordinary Indians have been persuaded by a national movement to change the football team’s moniker
Scientists: Michelle Obama's Nutrition Facts Label Not Based on Science
A controversial regulation to update the nutrition facts label that is part of the first lady’s Let’s Move push was finalized by the Food and Drug Administration on Friday, and scientists are warning the new label is not based on sound science
Yale University Introduces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in 23 Buildings
Visitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.
School Drops Musical Version of 'Lord's Prayer' From Graduation
A musical rendition of “The Lord’s Prayer” has been performed at East Liverpool High School’s commencement for nearly 70 years. But no longer
10 Years Later, Al Gore Says His Film ‘Underestimated’ Global Warming
Former Vice President Al Gore told The Hollywood Reporter his 2006 film “An Inconvenient Truth” actually underestimated how serious global warming would be — despite all the patently false predictions he made in the film.
Rasmussen: Trump 42, Hillary 37
Donald Trump has now grown his lead over Hillary Clinton in Rasmussen Reports’ first weekly White House Watch survey. Trump earns 42% support to Clinton’s 37% when Likely U.S. Voters are asked whom they would vote for if the presidential election were held today.
The Fruits of Socialism
Crisis in Venezuela Reaches Apocalyptic Proportions
The situation in Venezuela has been steadily declining in the past couple of years, but in the past few weeks, it has become so dire and disturbing that scenes coming out of the socialist country are said to mirror the apocalypse
UBER Self-Driving Car Hits The Streets
If you're looking forward to the day when an Uber whisks you across town without anyone behind the wheel, then good news: the ride-sharing company has shown off its first autonomous vehicle.
Blue Moon, Red Mars to Pair in Rare Phenomenon
Astronomers and stargazers are in for a treat this upcoming weekend with two big celestial events taking place; a Full ‘Blue Moon' and the opposition of Mars.
Man-Eating Nile Crocodiles Found in Florida
Florida can now add man-eating crocs to its growing list of invasive species. Researchers from the University of Florida have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and there may be more out there in the wild
Portland State Students Stage “Die-In” Because Cops Carry Guns
This week, students at Portland State University decided to take a break from whatever studies they have and make fools of themselves. They staged a “die-in” to protest the fact that police carry guns
Where's The Outrage???
ISIS Execute 25 People By Dissolving Them in Nitric Acid
ISIS has executed 25 people in Mosul, northern Iraq, by lowering them in a vat of nitric acid, according to several local news reports. The men had been accused of spying on ISIS on behalf of Iraqi government security forces
Beg To Disagree
Charlotte Observer: Girls Must Overcome ´Discomfort´ At Seeing Male Genitals in Locker Room
A shocking editorial in the Charlotte Observer counseled young girls to get over the "discomfort" they feel at the sight of male genitalia when transgender facilities are allowed in North Carolina
Times, They Are A Changin'
9 Vintage Ads That Are So Ridiculously Racist and Sexist They'd Be Banned Today
Here are my top picks for ads from over the years that would never fly today and may just leave you with your jaw on the floor in disbelief.
Which US States Have The Highest And Lowest Gasoline Taxes
Here are the gas tax rates, effective as of April 1, in every US state from the highest (Pennsylvania, Washington, and New York), to the lowest (South Carolina, New Jersey}
America, The Beautiful
The Most Beautiful Spot in Every U.S. State
This country is called America the Beautiful for a reason, so we decided to take a closer look. Here, the most stunning place in every single U.S. state. Cue all of the wanderlust.