Miners want land held by slave descendants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DIRGIN, Texas (AP) — Ida Finley smiles wistfully, recalling how she used to cook for an entire East Texas community — nearly all descendants of slaves. The children would grab more…

Baby dies of drug overdose from breast milk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO BEE) In April 2012, five months before Ryder Salmen was killed by a drug overdose – the result of breast-feeding by his drug-abusing mother, police say – he was more…

Obama confronts skeptical Congress on Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) WASHINGTON—The White House is girding for more than a week of battle with Congress over President Barack Obama's plan to launch limited military strikes against the Syrian more…

Savage: Israel's hand in Obama speech

by Drew Zahn -- In an interview Sunday, radio giant Michael Savage defended his claim that Israel has been pushing U.S. President Barack Obama to attack Syria. Speaking on "Aaron Klein Investigative more…

Iran's ex-prez: Assad was the gasser, or not

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Is the former president of Iran blaming the Syrian government for attacking its own people with chemical weapons? An Iranian news agency quoted former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani more…

Homeless man comes to female cop's aid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 3UZWaoqH] SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Officers at a San Francisco police station Friday thanked a homeless man who came to the aid of a colleague who was more…

Pretty in pink: Hagel dresses for Syria attack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDIAITE) — Either Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has some interesting superstitions regarding his wardrobe and Middle East invasions, or he was on his way to an open-bar more…