House conservatives give Ryan pass on 'disaster' budget deal

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_1939435" align="aligncenter" width="596"] House Speaker Paul Ryan[/caption] House conservatives appreciate the way new House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., included them in the process of negotiating the more…

Defense chief used personal email for work

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Defense Secretary Ash Carter occasionally used his personal email for work-related matters, the Pentagon acknowledged late Wednesday. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said Carter believed it "was more…

Commercial flights between Cuba, U.S. to resume

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) MIAMI - U.S. and Cuban officials reached an understanding late Wednesday to restore commercial flights between the two countries, according to the Associated Press. The announcement more…

Kentucky schools censor 'Charlie Brown' Christmas

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2749925" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A school district in Kentucky said Charlie Brown was too religious for students.[/caption] A school district in Kentucky has ordered all administrators under its more…

Obama huddles with Bloomberg as he preps order on guns

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2643285" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama speaking at the G-20 Summit in Turkey (White House photo)[/caption] President Obama went behind closed doors, and off official White House schedule, more…

Secret Service agent shot dead in D.C.

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2749815" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Arthur Baldwin (WJLA-TV)[/caption] A Secret Service agent who was on administrative leave for allegedly trying to break into his ex-girlfriend's house was shot and more…

Commentator: Riots not sole danger Baltimore facing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1968985" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Six police officers have been charged in Freddie Gray's death[/caption] The city of Baltimore is bracing for unrest after a mistrial was declared on more…