Seeking justice for my sister

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_627649" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Amy, Valarie and Miriam Carey"][/caption] By Valarie Carey Since the murder of my sister, Miriam Iris Carey, I have lit a white candle and more…

Who was the mom who paralyzed D.C. for a day?

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_627653" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Miriam Carey"][/caption] WASHINGTON — Under crystal-clear skies on a warm autumn day, suburban mother Miriam Carey left her home in Stamford, Conn., to drive more…

Woman held by TSA for reading Jewish paper goes public

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_485227" align="alignright" width="285" caption="Phyllis Chesler"][/caption] Not everyone's story of being stopped and searched by the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, makes national news. But when Phyllis Chesler, more…

U.S. general warns over new air zone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PRESSTV) — US Pacific Air Forces Commander Gen. Herbert 'Hawk' Carlisle says any attempt by China to replicate its air defense zone in the South China Sea would more…

Same-sex couples get expanded federal benefits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — The federal government will soon treat married same-sex couples the same as heterosexual couples when they file for bankruptcy, testify in court or visit more…

Obama spends $1 million on each of these

by Steve Peacock -- The federal government's portfolio of international health-care initiatives has grown so enormous that the Obama administration is infusing another quarter-billion dollars simply to help operate this global bureaucracy. more…

Seriously ... there's hope for Hollywood

by Bob Unruh -- The singer of the Oscar-nominated-and-rescinded "Alone Yet Not Alone" song, artist Joni Eareckson Tada, says she has hope for Hollywood, and, believe it or not, it's at least more…

IRS takes $10,000 from gold medalists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ATR.ORG) — As 230 U.S. Olympic athletes gear up to compete in the 2014 Winter Games, the only thing colder than the slopes at Sochi is the fact more…

Democrat candidate: I never inhaled

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TRIBLIVE) — HERSHEY, Pa. — John Hanger, the only candidate for governor pushing legalization of marijuana, says he never inhaled and, in fact, never put a joint near more…