Judge orders state to OK 500 'gay' marriages

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="ZkcjZsdTpcKxlIOHoWzEUg-NP03FypKo" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A judge in Arkansas has ordered the state to approve and recognize more than 500 same-sex marriage licenses that have been held in pending status more…

Hastert delivers not-guilty plea in whisper

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="NqanhrdTqHsC8bDPpDxOSpJVs6Uj96yS" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, 73, pleaded not guilty in federal court to lying to federal agents and allegedly withdrawing $3.5 million from more…

Some blacks ask: Is voting even worth it?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Jacksonville, Fla. — During those two electric Novembers, the chance to elect a black president, and then keep him in office, seized Regenia Motley’s neighborhood. Nightclubs more…

'Simple solution' to Obamatrade's problems

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_2101035" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio[/caption] WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks with the conviction and enthusiasm of a man who believes he has more…

College pushes to honor terrorist who executed wounded cop

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_2104995" align="alignright" width="301"] Assata Shakur[/caption] At least 60 faculty and staff members at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have signed a petition demanding that the Catholic college more…

Black Dallas pastor makes ISIS-style threat

by Leo Hohmann -- A black pastor has threatened an ISIS-style attack against law enforcement in response to a video showing a Texas officer forcefully pinning a bikini-clad teenage girl and pulling more…

Ferguson, Baltimore ... now McKinney?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- McKinney, Texas, has joined Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore as cities known not for their business, tourism, climate or economy, but as communities torn apart by racial controversy. The more…

Iran to Russia: Restore military aid to Syria

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_2099765" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei[/caption] TEL AVIV –Amid reports of Russia scaling back military support for the Syrian more…

Lynch expands global prosecution powers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Arrested in Djibouti while he was en route to Yemen from Somalia, far from his home in Britain, Madhi Hashi was baffled to find himself jailed more…