5 dumbest conspiracy theories about U.N.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AlterNet) -- The Republican Party successfully scuttled the prospect of the United States joining a United Nations treaty that would establish international standards for the rights of disabled more…

Man shoots girlfriend in fight over 'Walking Dead'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWYORK) — A Long Island man has been arrested for allegedly shooting his girlfriend during a heated argument over the television show "The Walking Dead," authorities say. Jared more…

Detroit: 'We voted for you, bail us out'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (WJBK) -- The city of Detroit faces a major financialcrisis and one member of city council thinks President Barack Obama should step in and help. City Council member JoAnn Watson said Tuesday more…

Ex-presidents to get Secret Service for life?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Two decades ago, with the Cold War receding and the world looking like a much less dangerous place, Congress passed a bill canceling former presidents’ Secret more…

Boehner boots another GOP congressman

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Rep. Walter Jones, a rare moderate Republican, said he was "very disappointed" and "a little bit surprised" he was booted from a plum committee assignment after more…

NYC fines storm victims for downed tree

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Residents in one Queens neighborhood are crying foul after they were written up for failing to clean up the city’s own mess. It is yet another new more…

Court hears challenge to Obama recess appointments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court is considering whether President Barack Obama violated the Constitution earlier this year when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies in his more…

CBS hints Angus T. Jones won't return

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) Angus T. Jones’ future with “Two and a Half Men” remains uncertain after his rant against the CBS sitcom went viral last week, but it’s clear more…

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) Citigroup Inc. will eliminate 11,000 jobs worldwide, about 4 percent of its total staff, in a move to save as much as $1.1 billion a year in more…

West Point cadet quits over proselytizing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A West Point cadet publicly announced his decision to quit the prestigious military academy just months before graduating to protest what he sees as the illegal more…