White House To Offer More Obamacare Exemptions
The White House has already granted some Obamacare exemptions and is considering more to avoid a political firestorm.
New York Times
Video Purportedly Shows ISIS Beheading of Japanese Journalist
A new online video purportedly shows Islamic State group militants beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, left, despite days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.
GOP House To Vote Next Week To Repeal ObamaCare
The Republican-led House is set to begin February with a vote to repeal ObamaCare, making clear that trying to dismantle the health-care law remains a top priority.
Scott Walker Leads GOP Race In Latest Iowa Poll
A year out from the Iowa caucuses, potential presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has taken the lead among Republicans, an Iowa Poll published Saturday indicates
Int. Business Times
Senate To Investigate Nexus Between IRS And White House
Senate Republicans on Thursday asked President Obama to turn over all communications he and his aides have had with the IRS since 2010, hoping to find out whether the tax collection agency shared private taxpayer information with political operatives at the White House.
Obama Has Agreed To 80% Of Iran's Demands In Nuke Talks
Jerusalem officials appear alarmed at the prospect that the United States will soon strike a deal with the Iranian regime that will leave it with a “breakout point” of months before it can gallop toward the bomb.
Romney Announces He Will Not Run For President In 2016
Mitt Romney announced Friday he will not run for president in 2016, after briefly flirting with a third White House run -- a decision that only slightly narrows the crowded field of potential Republican candidates.
The Tyranny of Political Correctness
Citing Gender Discrimination, University Bans ‘Mr.’ and ‘Mrs.’ Salutations
The City University of New York wants employees at its graduate center to stop using the salutations “Mr.,” “Mrs.” and “Ms.,” sparking a heated debate about gender discrimination and political correctness
Report: US Kept Secret Its Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq
The U.S. government suppressed information about chemical weapons it found in Iraq, and several servicemembers were injured by their exposure to those weapons, The New York Times is reporting
Navy Abandons 'Global Force for Good' to Broaden Appeal
The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join
Illegals Released From Custody Committed 1,000 New Crimes
One thousand of the 36,000 illegal immigrant criminals the government released in 2013 have gone on to commit other crimes, including child sex abuse, hit-and-run and child cruelty, according to new data released Friday evening
Render Unto Cesear
Obama Calls For Spending Surge, Buoyed By Rising Economy
Declaring an end to “mindless austerity,” President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago
Gun Range Owner Under Fire After Banning Muslims
In the five months since Jan Morgan banned Muslims from her gun range in Hot Springs, Ark., business has boomed and predictions of a lawsuit brought by federal civil rights enforcers have so far proved inaccurate.
Feds To Regulate Fake Fireplaces To Stop 'Global Warming'
Federal officials are looking to regulate the energy usage of fake fireplaces as part of the Obama administration’s effort to fight global warming
Supreme Court Halts 3 Upcoming Executions In Okla.
The Supreme Court has ordered Oklahoma to postpone lethal injections executions using a controversial sedative until the court rules in a challenge involving the drug.
It's Called 'Federalism'
States Push Back on Federal Gay Marriage Rulings
Lawmakers in several states are circumventing court rulings that have overturned bans on gay marriage by introducing bills in legislatures prohibiting local government employees from offering marriage licenses to gay couples seeking to wed
Heritage's Stephen Moore: Economic Recovery an Obama Illusion
The so-called economic recovery being touted by President Barack Obama is really an illusion says Stephen Moore, chief economist for The Heritage Foundation.
Toronto Named Best City In World
Toronto is the world's best city to live in, according to research looking at a range of factors including safety, cost of living and liveability.
Bruce Jenner Is 'Transitioning into a Woman,' Source Confirms to PEOPLE
His changing look has been a much-buzzed-about topic for months, and now PEOPLE has confirmed that Bruce Jenner has been quietly making a very personal change. The former Olympian will soon be living life as female
Women-Only Mosque Opens In Los Angeles
After starting to feel unwelcome by the men they encountered the mosque they used to attend, Hasna Maznavi and Sana Muttalib may have made history Friday during the first sermon
Our Tax Dollars
Obama Funding the Anti-Bibi Campaign
The Obama administration is using taxpayer dollars to fund a radical anti-Israel group that aims to drive Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from office in March parliamentary elections
Feelings vs Facts
California Common Core: Kids Graded on “Gratitude,” “Sensitivity to Others
The United States may be producing only one-tenth as many scientists as does China, but if California is any guide, Americans may soon excel in at least one area: “sensitivity.”
The New American
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 51%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 51% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 47% disapprove
North Dakota May Lose $5.5B In Revenue As Oil Plunges
North Dakota lawmakers are now expecting billions less in tax revenue during the next two and a half years.
Gay Alabama Lawmaker Threatens To Expose Adulterous Colleagues
Alabama’s first openly gay legislator has threatened to expose the extramarital affairs of some of her Republican colleagues due to their opposition to same-sex marriage.
Pair of Ice Climbers Are First to Ascend Frozen Niagara Falls
Nine daredevils have gone over Niagara Falls in barrels and lived to tell the tale. This week, ice climbers Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken became the first to reverse the trip.
3D Printers To Make Human Body Parts? It's Happening
While the parts printed for humans so far have been fashioned from plastic, metal and other inorganic materials, researchers in California and elsewhere also have begun printing living tissue
NM Legislator Proposes Eliminating Almost All Taxes
Calling New Mexico’s tax system “a mess,” a state senator proposes a plan to eliminate most levies in the Land of Enchantment.
Psychopaths' Brains Don't Grasp Punishment, Scans Reveal
The brains of psychopathic violent criminals have abnormalities in regions related to punishment that are not seen in the brains of violent criminals who are not psychopathic, according to new research using brain scans
Extreme Body Art Enthusiasts Gather In Venezuela
The four-day event has seen people travel from across the globe to show their extreme modifications, with implants even to alter the shape of their skulls.
Poll Shows Giant Gap Between What Public, Scientists Think
The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem that we don't know what they're talking about.
Man Fatally Shoots Friend While Acting Out Rap Lyrics
According to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, 22-year-old Rodney Patrick was acting out the lyrics of a Waka Flocka Flame song when he picked up a gun he thought was unloaded and fired it.