US Military Lifts Ban On Transgenders Serving Openly
Transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon announced Thursday, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
Judge Blocks Mississippi Religious Objections Law
A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs in denying or delaying services to same-sex couples.
Covering For Hillary?
State Department Won’t Release Clinton Foundation Emails for 27 Months
Department of Justice officials filed a motion in federal court late Wednesday seeking a 27-month delay in producing correspondence between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s four top aides and officials with the Clinton Foundation and Teneo Holdings
Keeping America Safe?
USA Accepts Record Number of Syrian Refugees In June Despite Screening Worries
The U.S. accepted more than 2,300 Syrian refugees in June alone, sending the fiscal year total soaring past the 5,000 mark and putting the government on track to surpass President Obama’s goal of 10,000 by the end of Septembe
Lynch to Remove Herself From Decision Over Clinton Emails, Official Says
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch plans to announce on Friday that she will accept whatever recommendation career prosecutors and the F.B.I. director make about whether to bring charges related to Hillary Clinton’s personal email server, a Justice Department official said
New York Times
Americans Clueless About Independence Day
Meet the Americans who don't know why we celebrate Independence Day, what country we declared independence from, what year the Declaration of Independence was signed, and other basic knowledge that every U.S. citizen should know.
Elite NYC School Teaches White Students They're 'Born Racist'
An elite Manhattan school is teaching white students as young as 6 that they’re born racist and should feel guilty benefiting from “white privilege,” while heaping praise and cupcakes on their black peers.
New York Post
Donald Trump: 'I'm Running Against Two Parties
Donald Trump complained Thursday that bitter attacks by many establishment Republicans made him feel "in some ways like I'm running against two parties."
Senator: Navy Evaluates Commanders Based On Climate Change Views
Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse recently told people gathered in New York City that global warming “denial” hurts U.S. soldiers in the field and that the “main problem” with the military is its reluctance to join the climate crusade
Just Not SoDHS Secretary: ‘Sensible Gun Control…Is a Matter of Homeland Security’
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday that a gun is “an instrument of terrorism” and that “sensible gun control consistent with the 2nd Amendment” is “a matter of homeland security.”
Navy Says American Sailors Blabbed To Iranian Captors
The US sailors who were detained by the Iranian navy last winter provided their name, rank and serial numbers - and pretty much everything else their captors demanded, the US Navy said in a blistering report Thursday
New York Post
Gingrich, Christie Are The Leading Candidates To Be Trump’s Running Mate
Donald Trump’s campaign has begun formally vetting possible running mates, with former House speaker Newt Gingrich emerging as the leading candidate, followed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
White House Defends Lynch From Clinton Meeting Fallout
The White House on Thursday defended Attorney General Loretta Lynch from criticism over her private meeting with former President Clinton. The meeting took place in the midst of a federal investigation into his wife, Hillary Clinton
Judge Bars Macy’s From Detaining And Fining Suspected Shoplifters
A Manhattan judge has barred Macy’s from detaining shoppers suspected of stealing and forcing them to pay a penalty before letting them go.
New York Post
Judge Expands Investigation into Hillary Clinton’s Dealings with Foundation Donors
A federal judge has ordered the State Department to produce the e-mail records of Hillary Clinton’s scheduler during her tenure as secretary of state, expanding an investigation into the overlap between Clinton’s official travel and her meetings with foreign Clinton Foundation donors.
Obama Has ‘Discussed’ Owning An NBA Team Post-White House
Obama's second term in office is almost complete, leaving many to wonder what he will do when he leaves office in January. It appears the 44th President might be taking his talents to the NBA
Bill Clinton Up to No Good Visiting Attorney General Loretta Lynch
Attorney General Loretta Lynch said her impromptu tarmac summit at Phoenix Sky Harbor was a purely social affair. Golf and grandchildren were on the agenda, she said -- and not how a home-brew server crammed with classified information ended up in Bill’s basement
FBI Goes Back To 9mm With Glock
The Federal Bureau of Investigation awarded Glock an $85 million contract to produce 9mm handguns for the better part of a decade, according to the notice published Wednesday.
Terrorists Used Obama’s ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun During Paris Attack
One of the guns used in the November 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks was from Phoenix where Obama allowed criminals and cartel members to buy thousands of guns in his Fast and Furious gun-walking program
Clueless In Albania
Albanian Town Erects Bust of Hillary Clinton
A bust of U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been erected in Albania’s southernmost city of Saranda to honor what officials say is her contribution to Albania in the international arena
Fox News Poll: Fewer Americans Feeling Proud
The number of Americans proud of their country has dropped significantly in the last five years, according to the latest Fox News Poll.
Mitt Romney: My Family Still Wants Me To Run For President
Mitt Romney's family is still pleading for him to mount an independent bid for the presidency, the 2012 Republican nominee said Wednesday.
Clinton-Trump Race Too Close To Call, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds
Democrat Hillary Clinton has 42 percent to Republican Donald Trump's 40 percent - too close to call - as American voters say neither candidate would be a good president and that the campaign has increased hatred and prejudice in the nation, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today
Forced Diversity Training Backfires, Claims Harvard Study
Diversity might be a good thing, but forced training in tolerance not only fails in the business world, it backfires, according to a new Harvard study.
Most Heavily Armed States In America
Here is a look at per capita weapons data, based on the ATF's National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record, and 2013 data from the U.S. Census.
Mexican Mayor: American Demand For Beer Creating Water Crisis
Municipality near the US border says brewery that makes Corona, Modelo and other beers is using so much water from wells that region is becoming bone dry
Site Shows Everything GOOGLE Knows About You
Google has launched a new site that shows absolutely everything it knows about its users. And there’s an awful lot of it.
A Majority of Millennials Now Reject Capitalism
The Harvard University survey, which polled young adults between ages 18 and 29, found that 51 percent of respondents do not support capitalism. Just 42 percent said they support it
Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain
An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Device Sketches Out Thoughts Via Brain Scan
In a new study, researchers were able to pretty accurately sketch out the thoughts of participants simply by scanning their brains.
Miami Named 'Worst City To Live In'
It is a city said to be glamorous, historic, scenic, vibrant and charming. Nonetheless, Miami has been named the absolute “worst city to live in,” according to a meticulous new analysis of demographics and other data
'Diamond of Century' Fails to Sell in London
The price tag for the biggest diamond found in more than 100 years proved too rich for even the deepest wallets at an auction in London.
Texas Woman Wakes Up With British Accent After Common Jaw Surgery
Lisa Alamia was born and raised in Texas, but she speaks with a British accent. KHOU.com reported that the mother of three began speaking differently six months ago after undergoing jaw surgery to correct an overbite.
Bear That Walks Like A Human Re-Emerges In NJ
A New Jersey black bear that walks upright on its two hind legs and has become a social media darling has re-emerged and has been captured on video months after its last sighting.