Feds spying on Americans' 'snail mail'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Leslie James Pickering noticed something odd in his mail last September: A handwritten card, apparently delivered by mistake, with instructions for postal workers to pay more…

California highways among worst in nation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Oakland Tribune) California's highways continue to rank among the worst in the nation -- a sorry distinction the state has held for more than a decade. The Golden more…

Milk farmer goes after state conviction

by Bob Unruh -- A jury's conviction of a Wisconsin farmer for removing state health agency security tape from his supply of food is being appealed to establish the "absolute right to more…

Egyptian coup uncovers anti-Obama sentiment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="43cGIwZDqqWAo-zV8YnBZYwLp-njZSv1"] America certainly has popularity problems – despite spending billions of dollars – among the nations in the Middle East and north Africa, but it took Wednesday's more…

Devil worshippers cringe over 'hail Satan' abortion chants

by John Griffing -- [ooyala code="JlazUwZDoS0z6iNSTiN2O7d9qFzqb7Vh"] Abortion activists opposing the 20-week abortion ban bill in Texas have drawn national attention for chanting “Hail Satan” while pro-life advocates sang Amazing Grace. Now, a Twitter account more…

Egypt army topples Morsi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Egypt's armed forces overthrew elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday and announced a political transition with the support of a wide range of political, religious more…

Knives out for U.S. ambassador to Egypt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOREIGN POLICY) As the violent standoff between the Egyptian military and President Mohamed Morsy continues, U.S. ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson has become a lightning rod for critics more…