'Elmo' faces new sex-with-minor allegation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The puppeteer formerly behind the "Sesame Street" character Elmo faces a new accusation of having sex with an underage boy, a week after a similar allegation more…

City warns of cell-phone link to cancer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOCAL10) — The city of Pembroke Pines wants its residents to know that cell phones could be dangerous and linked to cancer. A newly-passed resolution was inspired by more…

Man chokes to death in roach-eating contest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TAMPA.CBSLOCAL) — A Florida man choked to death after downing dozens of live roaches during a contest earlier this year in which the grand prize was a python, more…

GOP floats 'Dream Act' for illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Saying they want to get the conversation on immigration reform started, top Senate Republicans on Tuesday introduced a version of the so-called “Dream Act” to grant more…

GOP senators slam Rice after Benghazi meeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Three Republican senators who met Tuesday with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice say they left the meeting with more unanswered questions about her comments after the deadly more…

The only way to eradicate poverty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (News with Views) -- Poverty. It’s the excuse for nearly every government spending program. Help the poor. Tax the Rich. Get the 1%. How dare they get so more…

What's next for our welfare state?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (American Prospect) -- As The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein declared shortly after voters re-elected President Barack Obama, one of the major winners last week was health-care reform. With more…

Few female Marines step forward for infantry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Female Marine officers are unlikely to join the infantry anytime soon, in part because of a lack of volunteers for the Marine Corps‘ Infantry Officer Course, more…

Reid threatens filibuster change

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid confirmed Monday he will push to change Senate rules and curtail some Republican filibusters next year, setting up a major test more…