- Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain in South Korea
- Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt Romney for President’ chant again
- Mount Everest avalanche kills a dozen Sherpa guides
- Vice principal saved from South Korean sinking ferry found hanged
- ‘I Am Alive’ app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon
- Gun giveaways gain popularity among Republican candidates
- S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda
- Teen from ‘Jihad Jane’ plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges
- Iranian woman forgives son’s killer at the gallows
- Nebraska principal sorry for ‘don’t tattle’ flier
Water Cooler Archive: August 2013
"I was most gratified to learn that in their recent elections, academy voters decided to oust Moore from his position as a decider of which documentaries should make the cut for Oscar contention. This is a great victory for the American people." Published August 30 2013
"In June, President Obama directed the Intelligence Community (IC) to declassify and make public as much information as possible about certain sensitive U.S. Government surveillance programs while being mindful of the need to protect sensitive classified intelligence and national security," says Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper in a statement issued Thursday night. Published August 30 2013
He's seen a lot of wars, and the making of wars, that's for sure. Donald Rumsfeld, 81, is a U.S. Navy veteran, was Secretary of Defense twice, and has served in public office in one capacity or another since 1963. And here's what he thinks about Syria as the White House wrestles with a protocol, a response and a productive solution. Published August 29 2013
"Boots on the ground" may be a favorite phrase among journalists covering civil unrest in Syria. But it's the least favorite among war weary Americans who do not support sending U.S. troops into Syria. Only 4 percent would support a ground invasion, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Published August 27 2013
It's a political action committee with one very aggressive purpose: "to ensure Hillary Clinton never becomes President of the United States," the organizers say. They've won their first congressional endorsement from Rep. Steve Stockman. Published August 26 2013
They just want the young and restless to see "the ugly side" of Obamacare. Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies - a non-profit advocacy group co-founded three years ago by GOP strategist Karl Rove - has entered the Dept. of Health and Human Services contest offering $30,000 in tax payer funded prize money for the best videos promoting the Affordable Care Act to young audiences. Published August 26 2013
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will host a commemorative event to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, on Monday at a choice Capitol Hill location. Published August 23 2013
President Obama lauds the 'nonviolent resistance' and 'fierce dignity' of the 1963 March on Washington
The TV towers and broadcast infrastructures are in place at the Lincoln Memorial. The networks and news organizations are gearing up for extensive coverage of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington over the next five days. But what's in store for President Obama's upcoming speech to recognize the event? Published August 23 2013
NSA and Director of National Intelligence respond to Wall Street Journal and the press: they 'mischaracterize'
Their statement: "Press reports based on an article published in today's Wall Street Journal mischaracterize aspects of NSA's data collection activities conducted under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The NSA does not sift through and have unfettered access to 75 percent of the United States' online communications." Published August 21 2013
The brand new network was only on the air for a matter of hours before drama intersected with news coverage. Al Jazeera America, which went live at 3 p.m. Tuesday, announced it had filed a law suit against AT&T just six hours later. Published August 21 2013
Half of Americans say U.S. should cut off military aid to Egypt and President Obama not 'tough enough'
It is a fluid situation in Egypt with many moving parts, and the diplomatic nuances are many. Still, half of the nation prefers U.S. military aid be cut off to Egypt, and an equal number think President Obama has not been "tough enough" on the Egyptian military as violence continues against anti-government protestors. Published August 20 2013
Though Republican National Committee chairman Reince Preibus has had much success protesting a pair of exquisitely timed Hillary documentaries on CNN and NBC, here's a project he can do little about. Her big memoir is due out in June. Published August 19 2013
Americans continue to harken to the call of the bodacious, idyllic, post-war, big-finned, fabulous '50s. Given a choice of any decade in the century, the public would most want to live in the 1950s, this according to a new YouGov/Economist poll. Published August 16 2013
Now underway, it's Republican National Committee's three-day summer camp in Boston, which is weighty with agenda, pointing to disarray among Democratic rivals. Published August 14 2013
The language question persists from sea to shining sea. “Seventy-two percent of Americans say it is essential that immigrants living in the United States learn to speak English," reports Gallup poll analyst Jeffrey Jones. Published August 13 2013
Approval ratings of Congress have just about bottomed out. Voters have much fatigue with lawmakers who appear to have more interest in sword rattling and political theater rather than practical problem solving or reasonable compromise. Why should they take a summer break? Published August 9 2013
ABC News will have some unexpected visitors with much on their minds on Thursday afternoon. The network’s headquarters in the nation’s capital will be the focal point of the Life March on the Media rally, an event organized by pro-life factions who are weary of what they deem press "censorship" of abortion. Published August 7 2013
A dozen senators are not happy with a recent $572 million Defense Department contract with Rosoboronexport, a Moscow-based military-aircraft manufacturer that will now supply 30 helicopters destined for Afghanistan. Published August 6 2013
If the bald eagle weren't our 'national animal,' what would be the most popular choice for the role? The bison wins, with a stampede of other contenders ready for action. Nothing microscopic, though. Published August 5 2013
Marijuana use appears to be a partisan affair according to a new Gallup poll, which finds that liberals and Democrats are more prone to use it than conservatives and Republicans. Published August 4 2013
By Tammy Bruce
Team Obama's bizarre behavior helps Gitmo terrorists foil justice
- Harry Reid blasts Bundy ranch supporters as 'domestic terrorists'
- CBO shows it's Paul Ryan 4, Obama 0 on budget targeting
- PRUDEN: When a bored president just 'mails it in'
- Joe Biden's biggest gaffe: VP blowing his 2016 head start
- Inside China: Marine's comment on islands draws sharp Chinese response
- BOLTON: A 'three-state solution' for Middle East peace
- With pot and e-cigarettes, Big Tobacco is just waiting to inhale emerging markets
- Golden Hammer: Easter candy bitter taste for taxpayers?
- Obama taunts GOP, takes nationally televised victory lap on Obamacare
- Atheists rush to stage Easter display: 'Jesus Christ is a myth'