No failing grades sought by protesting students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CLEVELAND) — OBERLIN, Ohio - Oberlin College has refused to suspend failing grades this semester despite requests for relief from students who skipped classes and missed study time more…

Doctors demand feds provide birth control

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The nation’s obstetricians and gynecologists are calling on the federal government to provide access to free or affordable birth control to all women, especially the poor more…

McConnell takes shot at tea-party Republicans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dreTRncjq8KRNVbT_Agip7WCz3N2AEHh" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (POLITICO) Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his biggest challenge will be righting the course of Congress, adding — in a swipe at outgoing more…

Sony: Next James Bond should be black actor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BkajRncjr5UguTqJvWA7KeMQN6b9zEpe" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THEDAILYBEAST) — During a particularly droll year-end press conference on Friday, President Obama channeled his inner Louis C.K., entertaining a horde of reporters on subjects more…

NYC subways crack down on 'manspreading'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JqaDRncjpQuxgob8-okZWTE2sSRLzIjO" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NYTIMES) — It is the bane of many female subway riders. It is a scourge tracked on blogs and on Twitter. And it has a more…

'The Interview' gets limited release

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="oybDNncjovHwao2qePUiygCy29nGQbAY" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THEWRAP) — Sony Pictures is set to release the canceled Seth Rogen comedy “The Interview” in theaters and on video on demand, TheWrap has learned. more…

D'oh! GOP miscounts Republicans in Congress

by Bob Unruh -- While voters gave the Republican Party historic gains in 2014, the GOP still is trying to figure out its margin of victory, apparently. A fundraising email blast dispatched more…

Rand Paul airs 'Festivus' grievances

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) It may be a getaway day for many politics watchers, but that didn't stop Sen. Rand Paul from taking to Twitter to celebrate the parody holiday more…

Bombshell: IRS bashed 'icky' tea-party groups

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_749251" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lois Lerner[/caption] WASHINGTON – Congressional investigators believe they have found a number of startling new smoking guns showing political bias against conservatives by the more…

Holder opens civil-rights probe into cop shooting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="R4ajRncjrZho6KznpcKY3C4LaEv307Nn" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (ABC NEWS) After county prosecutors announced they won't charge a white former Milwaukee police officer in connection with the killing of a black man in more…