States have sneaky plan to pump up gas prices

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_487131" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Fracking rigs like this one have sprung up throughout the Dakotas, Texas, Pennsylvania and other states, helping contribute to lower gas prices along with more…

Students leave schools over Ferguson, NYC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="xjbnZjcjoUIpENC9VgkGUE8uU9STrKyv" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BOSTONGLOBE) — Hundreds of Boston public school students walked out of class Tuesday to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers more…

Limbaugh: Why Jeb Bush is really running

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_1516095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jeb Bush[/caption] PALM BEACH, Florida – With the announcement Tuesday by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush that he plans to "actively explore" a run more…

CIA feared 'killing trees' over torture report

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Full disclosure took a back seat to the CIA’s green movement last week when agency big shots blocked officials from printing out hard copies of the more…

Dems already digging dirt on Bush, Cruz

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="o0ZGdicjo-ctmEHpML9LdjIaW8WSeIbs" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) More than a year before Republicans pick their 2016 presidential nominee, a liberal super PAC, American Bridge, is readying the release of a more…

Senate set to confirm State, ICE nominees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) A pair of key presidential nominees face Senate confirmation Tuesday, as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pushes through a last-minute round of votes before ceding control more…

Electric cars actually make air dirtier

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="AydGdicjonXxj9Eo6UFrDcetwAQwXd6w" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON (AP) — People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study finds their more…

Obamas taking 17-day vacation in Hawaii

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The first family is returning to Hawaii for their seventh straight Christmas vacation, a 17-day break President Obama is “eagerly looking forward to.” The White House more…