In an effort to put an end to Operation Choke Point — a financial task force that was created by the Obama administration to “choke out” businesses it finds objectionable like gun shops — the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. issued a letter Wednesday, saying all banks should examine their customer relationships on a case by case basis and not by industry operational risk.
The U.S. oil and gas industry, under siege from plunging world prices and climate change fears, notched a much-needed win this week in an unlikely place: liberal Boulder County, Colorado.
Over the past four years, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, a Democrat, has handed out roughly $1 million in pay raises to exempt, nonunion employees who don’t fall under state wage laws, as Illinois faces bankruptcy.
The Drug Enforcement Administration abandoned an internal proposal to use surveillance cameras for photographing vehicle license plates near gun shows in the United States to investigate gun-trafficking, the agency’s chief said Wednesday.
The Wyoming House Judiciary Committee endorsed a bill on Wednesday that would allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds and into most public meetings.
A North Texas school district is investigating an incident earlier this week in which two dozen elementary school students were reportedly forced to pull their pants down to be inspected after feces were found on the gym floor.
GoDaddy released a Super Bowl ad about a cute but lost puppy that finds its way home amid a rainstorm — but the company, shortly after, pulled it from YouTube and social media, amid a firestorm of criticisms.
President Obama is calling for more regulations on the growing number of drones in U.S. skies, but industry leaders say it’s doubtful more rules would’ve prevented a small unmanned craft from crashing onto the White House lawn earlier this week.
A treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over one of the greatest undersea hauls in American history has been arrested in Florida after more than two years on the lam, authorities said Wednesday.
If confirmed as the nation’s next attorney general, Loretta Lynch is likely to spend most of her time in cyberspace.
The White House has ordered federal authorities to inquire of any illegal immigrants they happen to come across during the course of duty: Do you know whether you qualify for any type of amnesty grant under President Obama’s recent deportation order?
Conservative rock star Ted Nugent slammed back hard at Bryant Gumbel over comments the HBO “Real Sports” host made about the National Rifle Association, characterizing him as a liar and a hater and saying that if he wanted to know the real truth about the gun group’s membership, he should do some actual research.