Supremes overturn EPA's power-plant rules

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_917701" align="aligncenter" width="659"] Washington coal facility near Sandersville, Ga.[/caption] The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, slapped down the Environmental Protection Agency's landmark air-quality regulation, criticizing more…

Joel Osteen mega-heckled, arrests galore

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_2169325" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pastor Joel Osteen at his Houston church June 28, 2015.[/caption] Sunday was no ordinary preaching day for Joel Osteen, as the Texas megapastor was more…

EPA solidifies 'boundless' water rule

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2053675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The EPA's new clean water rule is a regulatory nightmare, some warn.[/caption] The Environmental Protection Agency has released a final "Clean Water Rule" that more…

Darth Bridal and other creative uses

by Andrea Shea King -- Darth Bridal When a guy's marriage broke up his wife left behind her wedding dress. He asked her what he was supposed to do with it. Her response more…

Girl, 13, accused of attack on toddler

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="t1azh4dTps_opOe2pgv_-BK_xAqFpNfH" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Police in Rowlett, Texas, say the family of a 13-year-old black girl who was captured on video injuring a toddler during an unprovoked attack on more…

Several black churches burn in span of few days

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="xlaDl4dTqoSaT9_NKbQzvDmx0okKVRHz" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Several predominantly black places of worship – and a sixth headed up by a white pastor – have burned under suspicious circumstances in the span more…

Global stocks plunge amid Greece money controls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hwN2F4dTpOj3AxAt_J7fhQzvp68FBWcN" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (AP) Global stock markets took a battering Monday after Greece shuttered its banks for the week and imposed limits on cash withdrawals — developments that more…

Feds on alert for July 4 terror attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="psaTl4dTpjnGfaHAyhyjy3c7pv2S3OGY" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) U.S. officials have warned local authorities to be on the alert for terrorist attacks over the July Fourth weekend in the wake of more…

Governor: Puerto Rico can't pay debt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NyamF4dTomAs3BaYOmObe36JKxD0LOaq" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Puerto Rico cannot pay its public debt of roughly $73 billion, according to the commonwealth island's governor. "The debt is not payable," Gov. more…