Woman dragged half-mile under bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — A bus driver hit a Cambridge University medical student and dragged her more than half a mile under his vehicle, thinking he had only run over more…

N. Dakota to eliminate all property tax?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — BISMARCK, N.D. — Since Californians shrank their property taxes more than three decades ago by passing Proposition 13, people around the nation have echoed their dismay more…

Shooting at police now legal in this state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newsroom America) -- Indiana has become the first state to legally permit residents to shoot at police if they feel their property is being illegally breached by an more…

Republicans grill Eric Holder at hearing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (C-SPAN) Attorney General Eric Holder will testify Tuesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee. Oversight members will be hearing testimony on a wide range of initiatives of the Department more…

Gov. Rick Scott slaps down Justice threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday defended his controversial effort to purge the state’s voter rolls of non-citizens, saying the Justice Department’s threat seek an injunction in more…

California's death penalty on ballot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Voters in California in November are expected to make a determination on whether the state will continue having the death penalty. But there's no word coming from the more…

Counting on inheritance? Count again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) Baby boomers: Get ready for a double whammy. For years now, there's been a lot of talk about boomers getting tremendous windfalls as their parents more…

Carrie Underwood applauds 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) Country music superstar Carrie Underwood has come out in support of gay marriage — and at least one conservative political group is saying, "Good for more…

Bill Gates bracelets to monitor kids' responses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — In the ‘you-can’t-make-up-this-stuff’ category, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is spending about $1.1 million to develop a way to physiologically measure how engaged students more…