Obama May Use Hidden Fund to Pay Off Billions in Obamacare Debts
The Obama administration is looking at using a little-known fund to bypass Congress and pay insurance providers who are owed billions under the Affordable Care Act
Trump Surges to Lead in 5 Battleground States Following Debate
Trump now leads in Nevada, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio and North Carolina – all states Barack Obama won his first term – according to Real Clear Politics averages
Back To The Future
Clinton Announces ‘National Service Reserve’ For Millennials
Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she wants to enlist 5 million new volunteers into a “national service reserve” aimed at 18- to 30-year-olds.
Trump Unleashes Twitter Tirade Against ‘Disgusting’ Alicia Machado
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took to Twitter early Friday morning to go to war with his latest campaign nemesis: former Miss Universe Alicia Machado
Alabama Justice Taken Off Bench For Defying Feds On Gay Marriage
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's defiance of federal court rulings on gay marriage violated judicial ethics, a disciplinary court ruled on Friday before suspending him for the rest of his term.
USA Today In Scathing Editorial: Trump Is 'Unfit For The Presidency'
The USA Today editorial board is opposing Donald Trump's candidacy, taking a position in a presidential election for the first time in the newspaper's 34-year history.
WSJ's Rabinowitz: Hillary Only Thing to Stop Trump 'Disaster'
WSJ editorial board conservative Dorothy Rabinowitz wrote a column endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, saying, 'Her election alone is what stands between the American nation and the reign of the most unstable, proudly uninformed, psychologically unfit president ever to enter the White House.'
In Massive Overhaul, Navy Removes 'Man' From Most Enlisted Titles
The Navy ended the 91 titles to identify enlisted personnel Thursday, overhauling a structure that has been in use since the Continental Navy that includes dispensing with most titles that include "man."
Trayvon Martin's Parents Sign Book Deal
Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, the parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager whose killing sparked a national firestorm about white violence against African-Americans, are writing a book titled Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin
Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood Defunding
A federal judge on Thursday temporarily prohibited Arkansas from blocking Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, expanding her order requiring the state to continue paying for services for three patients who had sued over the move.
Obama Cabinet Official Says It’s A Good Thing Justice Scalia Died
It’s a good thing for labor unions that Antonin Scalia died earlier this year, Tom Perez, President Obama’s Labor Secretary, said on Thursday
State AGs Sue To Stop Obama's Internet Give Away
Four Republican state attorneys general are suing to stop the Obama administration from transferring oversight of the internet to an international body, arguing the transition would violate the U.S. Constitution
US Official: Hackers Targeted Election Systems of 20 States
Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.
Trump Targets Clintons’ Treatment of Women
Donald Trump’s campaign is signaling that Bill Clinton’s history of affairs and alleged sexual misconduct – as well as Hillary Clinton’s treatment of the women involved – is now fair game, after his Democratic opponent took the first shot by calling out his own negative comments toward women at Monday’s debate
He Fought in World War II. He Died in 2014. And He Just Registered To Vote In Va.
The FBI and local police are investigating how at least 19 dead Virginians were recently re-registered to vote in this critical swing state. One case came to light after relatives of a deceased man received a note congratulating him for registering
Hillary Laughs About Her Defense Of A Child Rapist
While the media continues to excoriate Donald Trump for allegedly making insensitive remarks about former Ms. Universe Alicia Machado 20-years ago, they continue to conveniently ignore Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s troubling past
College Admissions Czar Apologizes for Saying 'All Lives Matter'
The outgoing president of the National Association for College Admission Counseling has apologized for stating that "All Lives Matter" during an educational conference.
FCC Orders Cell Providers To Support Spanish Emergency Alerts
The Federal Communications Commission approved a measure Thursday that will let messages be up to four times longer than the current 90-character limit. Cellphone companies will have to support Spanish messages under the new rules
Pepe the Frog Ruled 'Hate Symbol' By Anti-Defamation League
The cartoon Pepe the Frog, used in social media memes, has been identified "as a hate symbol" by The Anti-Defamation League and has been added to its online "Hate on Display" database
Desperately Seeking Racism
University To Scrutinize Halloween Costumes For 'Racism'
The University of Wisconsin hyper-sensitive campus is set to host a review of student’s Halloween costumes to ensure they do not come across as racist.
University Referendum on Men's Room Tampons Passes in Landslide
Cornell students voted overwhelmingly this week to provide free tampons in all bathrooms, including men’s rooms.
White House Watch: Clinton 42%, Trump 41%, Johnson 7%, Stein 2%
Following Monday night’s debate, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running virtually even in Rasmussen Reports’ first daily White House Watch survey
Did You Know...?
Solar Generated Less Than 1% of U.S. Electricity in First Half of 2016
Solar energy accounted for less than one percent of the total electricity generated in the U.S. during the first six months of 2016, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Monthly Energy Review.
Transgender Healthcare May Cost Military $8.4 Million a Year
Health care costs could skyrocket to an annual $8.4 million if the U.S. Department of Defense allows transgender people to serve openly in the military, a new study commissioned by the Pentagon reveals
New Drug May Help Alcoholics Reduce Drinking
A new drug may benefit people with alcohol addiction, particularly those who are experiencing high levels of stress, a new study suggests.
Newspapers Face Death Threats, Lost Subscriptions for Endorsing Hillary
Newspapers with a history of endorsing Republican presidential candidates are losing subscribers and even receiving death threats after endorsing Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.
Obama's Hometown Chicago Tribune Endorses Johnson, Not Clinton for President
Barack Obama's hometown newspaper that twice endorsed his candidacy, The Chicago Tribune, has endorsed Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson for president.
What Are The Odds?
Massachusetts Man Wins Second $1M Lottery Prize
Kevin Phillips of Lakeview, Massachusetts won his second $1 million dollar prize from the Massachusetts State Lottery after purchasing a $5 "Win It All" instant win ticket. His first win came in 2014 and he chose the one-time payment of $650,000 in both instances
Wave-Jumping Dolphin Lands on Young Surfer in Australia
A young surfing champion in Australia said a dolphin that jumped out of the water and landed on his board seemed to be "almost as shocked" as he was.
433K People Die Every Year Because They Sat For Too Long
A study published last month in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that sitting for more than three hours per day is responsible for 3.8%—or approximately 433,000—of all deaths worldwide every year.
San Francisco Chronicle
This Labrador Retriever Sniffs Out Kiddie Porn For Cops
Teaching a dog how to sniff out kiddie porn on hard drives is no different than training them how to detect a rotting corpse. “You isolate an odor,” Azzi said. “You’ve got to find the right dog for the job. Nothing more, nothing less.”
New York Post
Man Nearly Killed By Paper Cut
“It started from a paper cut”, explains Michael. He had a little cut on his finger that turned into sepsis and a three week medically induced coma.