- Texas man arrested for powder-letter hoax
- Islamic State opens ‘marriage bureau’ for single jihadists
- Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes
- Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
- GOP: Environmental rules keeping agents from accessing border
- John Kerry: Millions displaced by religious fighting in 2013
- Federal appeals court rules against Virginia’s gay marriage ban
- White House says Russia ‘losing’ war in Ukraine
- Hamas turns to North Korea for weapons deal, Iran for money
- Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate
By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Mary Surratt
This has been a good week for Barack Obama. For America, not so much. The old adage that "what's good for the president is good for America" no longer applies.
It has been unavoidable that this year's observance of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth should be accompanied by a land rush of biographies of all facets of the great man's life and especially of his death.
As soon as the heavy, humid days of summer hit in earnest, one sentence in particular starts circulating around this city faster than the air