DHS sued over illegal-alien license info

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit over concerns that federal immigration agents could use state driver's license databases to track down people for deportation. more…

Cuomo to ban fracking in New York

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) ALBANY — The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State, ending years of uncertainty by concluding that the more…

'7th Heaven' star admits to molesting girls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PEOPLE) Embattled actor Stephen Collins has released a lengthy statement to PEOPLE in which he admits to inappropriate sexual contact with three female minors. The 67-year-old – who more…

Jeb Bush's Common Core problem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY SIGNAL) Jeb Bush has long advocated for all 50 states to adopt Common Core national standards. Now that the former Florida governor has all but confirmed his more…

No more grand juries in police killings?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — A White House panel is examining whether grand juries are the best way to review the use of deadly force by law enforcement in the more…

Terrifying plane turbulence caught on camera

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DFW.CBSLOCAL) — FORT WORTH — Passengers on an American Airlines jet were forced to land in Japan after severe turbulence struck the plane shortly after it more…

Wealth gap in America widens to record level

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record, says a new report. Using the latest Federal Reserve data, more…

Foreign family gives to Dems, gets favors from Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — MIAMI — The Obama administration overturned a ban preventing a wealthy, politically connected Ecuadorean woman from entering the United States after her family gave tens of more…

Now beavers blamed for global warming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IBTIMES) — Beavers are contributing to climate change, adding an estimated 800 million kg of methane to the atmosphere every year, scientists have found. Over the last century, more…