Another 'tough to watch' black-on-white beating

by Colin Flaherty -- [ooyala code="hhMGcxbDoOf95P4y-0myeaDFJLOsTRlV" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (Editor's note: Colin Flaherty has done more reporting than any other journalist on what appears to be a nationwide trend of skyrocketing black-on-white crime, violence more…

Money expert: Proposed tax hike 'horrific'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- One of the many tax hikes being pursued by Washington would be "absolutely horrific" for small businesses and partnerships, which create a majority of the nations jobs, according more…

God comes back to the Capitol

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="608" caption="The first prayer for the Second Continental Congress, Philadelphia, September 7, 1774"][/caption] WASHINGTON – Many Americans may know that President Thomas Jefferson coined the more…

GAO to probe state-based health exchanges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The investigative arm of Congress on Wednesday agreed to look into problems with state health exchange websites around the country. The U.S. Government Accountability Office accepted more…

'Chicagoland': Redford takes on Rahm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Daily Beast) Perhaps it isn't strange that Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago, feels more comfortable and candid around a group of schoolchildren than adults. He can more…

Florida: No law license for illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Immigrants in the country illegally can't be given a license to practice law, a question that was raised when a man who moved here more…

Victim who backed concealed carry gets permit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southern Illinois retiree whose legal fight helped bring about an end to the state's last-in-the-nation ban on concealed carry has become among the more…