- Billy Graham near death, ‘close to going home to be with the Lord’
- SeaTac, Wash.: City’s new $15 minimum wage heads to court
- Obama mulls support for Islamists in Syria, with conditions
- Obama ‘birther’ theories float, as Hawaii health director killed in crash
- U.S. drone faulted for killing 14 ‘innocent civilians’ at Yemen wedding
- GOP hopes taking shutdown off the table with budget deal will pay dividends
- Chinese Death Star: The moon cited as the perfect launch pad for ballistic missiles
- Help wanted: Homeland Security plagued by vacancies at the top
- We are not amused: Queen’s protection officers warned to keep ‘sticky fingers’ off the royal cashews
- Unleash the crossbows: Gov. Scott Walker creates new hunting season
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Social Issues
MSNBC host Ed Schultz – a pro-union guy with a national podium – has received a total of $252,000 in payments from union groups in 2012 and 2013, Labor Department numbers revealed.
Rep. Tim Murphy, Pennsylvania Republican, unveiled legislation Thursday he says will help fix nation's broken mental health system and empower families and individuals to get treatment for those who need it, as lawmakers grapple with possible legislative remedies to help stop gun-related violence.
Australia had a gay-marriage law — for five days. On Thursday, the country's highest court struck it down, sidelining the dreams of more than two dozen gay couples who had traded vows but now faced immediate annulment.
Is there such a thing as a "moral abortion"? The Huffington Post says yes.
Oppressive regimes throughout history have built cities of false facades meant to impress from afar, concealing the embarrassing condition of the places. In its quest to persuade Americans that Obamacare is working, the Obama administration has built the most expensive Potemkin website yet.
There is little to like in the debt-heavy budget deal that is about to pass Congress. It does not seriously attack billions of dollars in wasteful spending and barely nicks monster deficits that are forecast to grow by more than $6 trillion over the next 10 years.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has parted ways with a black supremacist, who has called for the mass killing of white people, after placing him on administrative leave four months ago pending an administrative review.
The Rev. Isaac Hunter, the embattled megachurch pastor who recently resigned his position amid admissions of adultery and accusations of drug and alcohol abuse, has committed suicide, police said.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden probably thought he was making a compelling argument for the House to pass immediate immigration reform — but what he did instead was admit his ancestors were lawbreakers.
Crossbow fanatics can now head to Wisconsin, because the governor signed a bill Tuesday creating a new hunting season, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
"Saturday Night Live" will be adding a black female comic to its ranks, following tough scrutiny over the sketch comedy show's perceived lack of diversity.
To most people, pronouns are an inoffensive combination of letters used to convey meaning. "He" went to the store. "She" read a book. The latest cause celebre among professional umbrage takers is the oppressive pronoun.
Michigan lawmakers passed a ban on all insurance companies in the state from paying for abortions for women, unless the life of the mother is in danger and unless they’ve purchased a special rider for the coverage.
The Washington Post put out an appeal to readers to help with its newspaper coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting’s one-year anniversary: Send us your “gun violence” stories.
The Obama administration changed the new health care law in midstream once again Thursday, this time by tweaking deadlines and leaning on the good graces of insurers to help people who risk losing health coverage in the new year.