DHS watchdog cozy with officials

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) The top watchdog for the Department of Homeland Security altered and delayed investigations at the request of senior administration officials, compromising his independent role as an more…

Eric Holder speech axed over protests

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) Facing a tight schedule and complaints from conservatives, Attorney General Eric Holder cancelled a planned speech to a group of graduating police cadets in Oklahoma City more…

NRA seeks universal gun law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections more…

Governor signs 20-week abortion ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Mississippi will ban abortions after more than 20 weeks of pregnancy from July, joining other conservative U.S. states that have placed restrictions on the procedure. The more…

Girl stuns Michelle O with father's resume

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="J3OGxnbTr22CyBppI8kcA5gL8wZWdeai" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (USA TODAY) Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day at the White House on Thursday generated an emotional moment that touched on the nation's more…

Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Israel on Thursday suspended U.S.-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbas's unexpected unity pact with the rival Islamist Hamas group. The more…

Bundy's son: N.Y. Times quote 'out of context'

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_733421" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Cliven Bundy"][/caption] A comment by embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy about blacks and slavery was taken out of context by the New York Times, more…

N.Y. Times: Cliven Bundy says slavery better for blacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_773931" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Cliven Bundy"][/caption] An embattled Nevada rancher whose dispute with the federal government over grazing cattle on public lands recently prompted an armed standoff is more…