CIA accused of spying on Senate staffers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — The Central Intelligence Agency’s attempt to keep secret the details of a defunct detention and interrogation program has escalated a battle between the agency more…

Rand Paul's extreme GOP makeover

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY BEAST) When Rand Paul spoke to a packed ballroom of conservative activists at CPAC last year, he tagged the Obama administration as “completely out of control.” But more…

Why Lebanon censors Frank Sinatra

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GLOBAL POST) At the entrance to the March Lebanon office in Beirut there is a well-stocked bookshelf. Its contents include classics like "Of Mice and Men," "The Diary more…

5-year-old, dad replicate Dutch masters images

by Andrea Shea King -- Master of The Masters We always enjoy viewing fascinating oddities, and this one is no exception. Australian photographer Bill Gekas staged his five-year-old daughter in the manner of more…

Another Arctic blast could crash electrical grid

by Greg Corombos -- Obama administration regulations will further cripple coal-fired power plants, and another brutal winter in the Northeast could mean a power shortages for businesses in the region, warns Rep. more…

Cops opt for 'the fix' after mom's puzzling death

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_627653" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Miriam Carey"][/caption] WASHINGTON – The U.S. Capitol Police have finally fixed a long-standing problem that may have contributed to the shooting death of an more…

Texas Republican primary: Who survives?

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_594227" align="aligncenter" width="595" caption="Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas"][/caption] WASHINGTON – This time, Goliath beat David. A long-shot bid by Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, more…

Fed-up orthodontist challenges Obama

by Bob Unruh -- A Florida orthodontist has taken his case against Barack Obama's "I've got a pen" plan of rule by executive order to a federal appeals court, challenging the president's more…