How did U.S. govern itself before Constitution?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3004304" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Drafting the Articles of Confederation, 1781[/caption] What was the government in the United States before the U.S. Constitution was written? It was the Articles more…

Actor George Kennedy dies at 91

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IDAHO STATESMAN) — George Kennedy, known for his roles in “Cool Hand Luke,” four “Airport” films and numerous television appearances, died Sunday morning at The Cottages in Middleton. more…

Stop and smell

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Birthday balloon kills 8-year-old girl

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS12) — PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Fire officials say an 8-year-old girl suffocated Wednesday night in her Northeast Portland home, and a mylar balloon may be to blame. more…

Justice Thomas breaks 10-year silence to quiz attorney

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3003684" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Clarence Thomas[/caption] Justice Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court's notoriously quiet member, asked his first question in a decade during oral arguments on Monday for more…

Google self-driving car hits bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A self-driving car being tested by Google struck a public bus on a city street, a fender-bender that appears to be the first time more…

MSNBC host out in wake of angry email

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2997464" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Melissa Harris-Perry[/caption] MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, who just walked off the set of her show in protest that her views have been silenced by more…