Obama: 'We're better off than when I took office'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="czZW9ybjrF2cwckGD7nPcMHeQbR6ic9r" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Americans worried about the direction of the nation have nothing to fear – President Obama is assuring them they're better off than when he took more…

'We don't name public squares after killers'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_1031615" align="alignright" width="260"] Ambassador Ron Dermer[/caption] WASHINGTON – Imagine the nightmare scenario of 200 million Americans running into bomb shelters every few hours. It would be a more…

Federal judge tells Supreme Court to 'STFU'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — U.S. federal Judge Richard Kopf declared Monday he thinks it’s time for the Supreme Court to “STFU.” Kopf made his pronouncement in a rather colorful blog more…

Obama vows to 'stem this tide' of illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Obama administration officials defended their response to the immigration crisis on the Southwest border Wednesday and pledged to get control of the flood of unaccompanied children arriving more…

Report: Feds spied on Muslim-Americans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — A new report based on NSA documents taken by Edward Snowden has revealed the names of prominent American Muslims whose emails it claims were monitored by more…

Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel stepped up its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Wednesday, pummeling scores of targets and killing at least 14 people as Israeli leaders more…

Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin heads to prison

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE) Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday. Nagin, 58, the two-term mayor who was the face of the city more…

Houston suburb bans illegal children

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KPRC-TV) From League City to Galveston, local and county government leaders are standing their ground and sending the federal government a message as tensions mount over the growing more…