D.C. votes to decriminalize marijuana

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Possessing marijuana and smoking it in the privacy of one’s home would no longer be criminal offenses in the nation’s capital under a bill passed Tuesday more…

Teen's joyride causes 23 crashes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BRADENTON HERALD) MANATEE -- A 16-year-old boy in a stolen pickup truck caused 23 vehicle accidents Tuesday morning in West Bradenton and Anna Maria Island before finally crashing more…

Supreme Court extends whistleblower protections

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSDAY) The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that whistle-blower protections in a federal law passed in response to the Enron financial scandal apply broadly to employees of publicly traded more…

Former IRS official invokes 5th again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Jerome Corsi and Garth Kant [caption id="attachment_661897" align="alignright" width="364" caption="Lois Lerner taking oath at House hearing Wednesday (WND photo)"][/caption] WASHINGTON, D.C. – Lois Lerner, the former director more…

Pope defends sex-abuse response

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis has defended the Catholic Church's record on tackling the sexual abuse of children by priests, saying "no-one else has done more" to more…

Bachmann: Brewer wrong to veto 'anti-gay' bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS-YAHOO NEWS) Rep. Michele Bachmann is “sorry” that Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill in Arizona that would have allowed businesses to legally refuse service to more…

CIA accused of spying on Senate staffers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — The Central Intelligence Agency’s attempt to keep secret the details of a defunct detention and interrogation program has escalated a battle between the agency more…

Rand Paul's extreme GOP makeover

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY BEAST) When Rand Paul spoke to a packed ballroom of conservative activists at CPAC last year, he tagged the Obama administration as “completely out of control.” But more…

Why Lebanon censors Frank Sinatra

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GLOBAL POST) At the entrance to the March Lebanon office in Beirut there is a well-stocked bookshelf. Its contents include classics like "Of Mice and Men," "The Diary more…

Ohio 8-year-old turns $20 into priceless gift

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) TOLEDO, Ohio -- At the Ohio Air National Guard base near Toledo, Lt. Col. Frank Dailey still can't believe the honor recently bestowed upon him. "It's incredible more…