Swiss nix switch to state health insurance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — GENEVA — Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a plan for a seismic shift from the country's all-private health insurance system to a state-run scheme. Referendum results more…

NBC's Brian Williams begs kids to watch the news

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Zwc21ycDpNk77ALwcuNhL_3m3ec0BAJM" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTONEXAMINER) — NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams is joining a clutch of frustrated journalists and educators worried that today’s youth are growing up news-free, more…

Reluctant GOP gears up for amnesty fight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) When President Obama halted deportations in 2012 for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought here as children, Republicans complained but took little action. But now that he's more…

Ted Cruz: 'Alcoholic' dad gave life to Jesus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday opened up about his troubled early childhood, telling a group of social conservatives that his parents were alcoholics and that more…

'Umbrella revolution' escalates in Hong Kong

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The “Umbrella Revolution” is not going anywhere. If anything, it is spreading. Pro-democracy protesters again defied Chinese officials and took to Hong Kong’s streets Monday. They more…

Valerie Jarrett makes cameo on CBS hit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett hates politics — or at least she does in the fictional universe of the CBS drama “The Good Wife.” In more…

Obama faults spies for ISIS failures

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY BEAST) Nearly eight months ago, some of President Obama’s senior intelligence officials were already warning that ISIS was on the move. In the beginning of 2014, ISIS more…

Communist 'recipe' for U.S. revealed

by Gina Loudon -- Trevor Loudon used to get up at 2 a.m. each morning to bake dozens of loaves of bread. But today, the former baker from Christchurch, New Zealand, is more…

Bachmann clarifies surprising 'gay' marriage remark

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_344975" align="aligncenter" width="596"] U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.[/caption] U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., long a champion of Christian and conservative values, raised some eyebrows with comments reportedly more…