Tea party falls short in primary showdown

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_1114525" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.[/caption] WASHINGTON – This week marked the last chance this year for the tea party to knock off well-known GOP-establishment candidates, more…

Sheriff: Pack heat to stop bloody crime wave

by Leo Hohmann -- [ooyala code="FzczZnbzqtYy1iOXHAzwNBsUml5vn_Vk" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Shootings and killings barely make the news in major American cities, but in a rural county outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, residents are alarmed by more…

Iran pledges 'unlimited' aid to 'Palestinian resistance'

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1114005" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Brig. Gen. Mohammad Reza Naqdi[/caption] WASHINGTON – Iranian officials have pledged unlimited assistance to the "Palestinian resistance," including weapons and humanitarian assistance. The pledge more…

U.S. general killed in Afghanistan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — An American general was killed today and 15 other soldiers wounded in an attack at a military academy in Afghanistan today. The Taliban claimed responsibility for more…

Feds: New leaker spilling national secrets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9paDlnbzr3kOr4QZOTKtGzG_kfUpF1Li" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNN) — The federal government has concluded there's a new leaker exposing national security documents in the aftermath of surveillance disclosures by former NSA contractor more…

Juan Williams: Impeachment-seekers old, white, GOP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hwYmZmbzrs3Kgs325hsee7KAdhJtEla_" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (POLITIFACT) — House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said the House has no plans to impeach President Barack Obama, but that doesn’t mean the idea isn’t more…

Iowa sees early blast of Republican hopefuls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN) — It’s like the holiday shopping season: The presidential vetting season seems to keep coming earlier and earlier. Seven potential GOP presidential types will pop more…

'Hand of God sent missile into sea'

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_1112875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Israel's Iron Dome missile-defense system is fired to intercept enemy rockets[/caption] More claims of divine intervention are being reported in the ongoing conflict between more…

Death Valley sets cool-temp record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Death Valley, Calif., which is known for being the world’s hottest location, maxed out at a relatively chilly 89 degrees on Sunday. This temperature – nearly more…