Fiscal cliff deal up to Senate leaders

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) A political summit Friday at the White House left it to the Senate's top Democrat and Republican to work out a compromise to avoid the country going more…

Obama orders pay raises by executive order

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Weekly Standard) President Barack Obama issued an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, in effect giving some federal workers a raise. One federal worker more…

Philly mayor embraces politics of profanity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Philadelphia Inquirer) Philadelphia's highest elected official went on national television Wednesday, looked into the camera and said the NRA's proposal to staff schools with armed guards was "a more…

Lawmaker trips on sidewalk, sues constituents

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Scranton Times-Tribune) A state representative-elect is suing West Scranton constituents who own a home where he says he tripped and fell last year because the sidewalk was uneven. more…

Dueling data on gun crimes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Congress is preparing for its first major debate on federal gun laws in nearly a decade, but first both sides will need to figure out whose more…

Hobby Lobby to defy Obamacare mandate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Hobby Lobby, the Christian-owned company that provides hobby, arts and crafts supplies to tens of millions of customers across America, will defy the Obamacare mandate that health insurance more…

Obama attorneys endorse judge's 'Santa' ruling

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Attorneys for Barack Obama have endorsed a Florida judge's ruling that cited the "Santa" decision from the fictional movie "Miracle on 34th Street." The actual dispute pending in more…

Ex-CIA spy: Watch out for 1/11, 2/11, 3/11

by -NO AUTHOR- -- One of the absolute journalistic treasures WND brings you exclusively are investigative reports from Reza Kahlili, former CIA operative as a spy in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Kahlili, more…

China tightens controls on Internet users

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) BEIJING — China’s government tightened Internet controls Friday with approval of a law that requires users to register their names after a flood of online complaints about more…