Hospitals ask patients to pay upfront

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Hospitals are increasingly asking patients to pay for procedures either upfront or before they are discharged. That's because Americans are shouldering a greater portion of their more…

ISIS backer: Obama a 'White House slave, a mule'

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_1274255" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Majed Al-Leftawi[/caption] TEL AVIV – A Jordanian lawyer who supports ISIS mocked recent U.S. air strikes in Syria as "media firecrackers" and slammed President more…

Report: Ted Cruz running for president

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONALJOURNAL) — Ted Cruz is running for president. The only thing left for him to do is say so. According to sources close to the Texas senator, Cruz more…

Restaurant offers discount for packing heat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dkNXRycDqls8MsTylHSR1AZugNLYlEiy" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WAFB) — PORT ALLEN, Louisiana — Walk into many stores, restaurant or workplaces nowadays, and you see the signs reading "No weapons allowed." But a popular more…

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…