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…

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…

Regulations force Amish sect to flee state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) NICKTOWN, PA. — Levi Zook doesn't want to move his wife and eight children from the Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania to New York state but strongly more…

Allen West to remain 'voice' in politics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TCPALM.COM) After conceding a two-week challenge over election results that favored Patrick Murphy, U.S. Rep. Allen West said thanks to his supporters during a barbecue at his campaign more…

Record-breaking gun sales on Black Friday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) For the second consecutive year, prospective gun buyers joined Black Friday shoppers in record numbers as firearms dealers swamped the FBI with required buyer background check more…