Holder: Give ex-felons the vote

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. called Tuesday for the repeal of laws that prohibit millions of felons from voting, underscoring the Obama more…

U.S. press freedom declines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Paris (AFP) - Conflicts continued to weigh heavily on the media last year but press freedom was also under increasing threat from abuses by democracies like the United more…

Man who raped, killed Florida boy to be executed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) Barring late-hour legal intervention, a child-sex predator named Juan Carlos Chavez will be executed by lethal injection Wednesday evening for a horrific 1995 murder that left more…

Obama pitches health care to 8 million Hispanics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) The Affordable Care Act has a Hispanic problem: Eligible and uninsured Hispanics, in the states where their numbers are greatest, have not flocked to sign up more…

House GOP fights IRS over tax-exempt groups

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX  NEWS) Republican lawmakers are fighting back against what they call an effort by the Obama administration to silence the political speech of tax-exempt groups, including those originally more…

Iran threatens to unleash Hezbollah on Israel

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_339311" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Hezbollah forces"][/caption] WASHINGTON – One of the most senior Iranian military officers has issued the latest in a series of threats over what Iran more…

IRS smoking gun awakens sleeping giant

by Bob Unruh -- A member of Congress is warning that it's time to "prosecute" the IRS, and a top-flight legal team is planning an investigation – with the possibility of a more…