- 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 - The Weekly Standard
Vice President Joseph R. Biden suggested Wednesday to a crowd gathered at the Bombay Stock Exchange that his ancestry may in fact include Indian blood.
Trustees at Indiana University reported this week that a study on how to properly use condoms had been completed — and that funding for the research had come from federal stimulus dollars, to the tune of $423,500.
A lobbyist for Planned Parenthood told Florida lawmakers this week that what doctors do with babies who were supposed to be aborted but were instead born alive is the doctors' business — suggesting killing was okay.
First lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State John F. Kerry are set to bestow Thursday an award of courage on a young Egyptian girl who exposed the country's practice of subjecting females to virginity tests.
The Obama administration reversed course Thursday and said it no longer would give a prestigious international women's award to an Egyptian political activist after she was accused of posting anti-Semitic and pro-terrorist comments on Twitter.
The U.S. State Department is going hip-hop. The department's Bureau of Educations and Cultural Affairs said it's sending the San Francisco-based hip hop group, Audiopharmacy, on a Southeast Asia and Pacific tour, as part the federal agency's American Music Abroad program.