- Gentlemen, start your drones: Judge’s ruling opens door for commercial use
- Soldier who hid, bragged about not saluting flag to be punished — in secret
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- Putin declares Sochi Paralympics open amid Ukrainian protest
- ‘In Jesus name, we pray’ sparks ire at Ohio council meeting
- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
- Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016
- Obamacare fallout: 49 percent pessimistic; 45 percent ‘scared’
- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
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Newt Gingrich may want to start courting a voting bloc that could prove to be a sleeping giant in his campaign: the over-55 crowd.
Among the 10 finalists chosen for the 2011 America's Best Restroom Contest is the Presidential Luxury Restroom Trailer, currently situated in Chantilly and the epitome of commode elegance from the porta-potty geniuses at Don's Johns.
The bump in President Obama's approval polls after Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden didn't last long. It was shot down by $4-a-gallon gas, a 9 percent unemployment rate and an economy that has slowed to barely 2 percent growth. Thursday's Gallup poll puts his job approval/disapproval score at 48 percent to 43 percent, down from midlevel scores in the 50s after U.S. special operation forces eliminated bin Laden.
The race is on to create the first silver-screen version of Osama bin Laden's surprise demise. Agents already are hearing pitches for projects, says the Hollywood Reporter, granting an edge to director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, the team behind the Oscar-winning film "The Hurt Locker."
The discussion has begun. Former President Jimmy Carter says that the U.S. is ready for a gay president in the "near future," telling BigThink.com that "we have realized that this issue of homosexuality has the same adverse and progressive elements as when we dealt with the race issue 50 years ago."
"Pioneering feminist" Gloria Steinem is weighing in on conservative women, faulting Sarah Palin's choice of "mama grizzly" as an icon because the bears "are famous for their exertion of reproductive control in their lives."
Ah, the coziness of the liberal media: In 16 days, brazen Comedy Central hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert insist they'll stage their dueling "tea party" parody rallies on the Mall.
There are 22 days until the midterm election derby gets under way.
Academia appears to be rejecting the "imperial" White House. University of Iowa law professor David Orentlicher says the presidency has become too powerful an office and now suggests the U.S. adopt a two-person, multiparty presidency.