U.S. sued over unarmed mom's D.C. killing

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The family of the young, unarmed woman shot to death by federal agents in the shadow of the Capitol will file a $75 million lawsuit against more…

Republicans ban staffers from MSNBC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has announced that all RNC staff are banned from appearing on MSNBC until its president formally apologizes for a racially charged tweet against conservatives. MSNBC tweeted Wednesday night: “Maybe more…

Henry Waxman, 20-term Democrat, leaving House

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) CAMBRIDGE, Md. — Representative Henry A. Waxman of California, a diminutive Democratic giant whose 40 years in the House produced some of the most important legislation of more…

Red-state Democrats rip into Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) There wasn’t much praise for President Obama coming from vulnerable 2014 Senate Democrats immediately after he finished his State of the Union address Tuesday. But then more…

Intel chief: 7,000 jihadists fighting in Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Wednesday that Syria is becoming a ‘huge magnet’ for extremists to train and more…

Syria 'bulldozing entire neighborhoods'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government used controlled explosives and bulldozers to raze thousands of residential buildings, in some cases entire neighborhoods, in a campaign that appeared designed more…

Beretta building new firearms plant in Tennessee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) NASHVILLE, TENN. –  Italian gun maker Beretta said Wednesday that Tennessee's support for gun rights was a major factor in its decision to build a manufacturing more…

Ex-New Orleans mayor on trial for corruption

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Ray Nagin rose to American political fame in swift, albeit uncensored, fashion -- as the New Orleans mayor who publicly trashed and pleaded with President George more…

Feds to fund GPS devices for autistic kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WNBC-TV) The U.S. Department of Justice says it will fund voluntary tracking devices for children with autism or other conditions that put them at risk for fleeing their more…