Jeb Bush: Confederate flag a 'racist' symbol

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWS) — Jeb Bush said Monday that the Confederate flag has become a "racist" symbol and applauded efforts to remove the flag outside the South Carolina State Capitol more…

NBC dumps Donald Trump

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — NBCUniversal, under pressure from an array of Hispanic groups, is severing its business ties to presidential candidate Donald Trump. The Miss USA pageant, scheduled for July more…

State Dept. kicks out reporter, threatens arrest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREEBEACON) — VIENNA—Officials with the Department of State threatened to call security Monday on a Washington Free Beacon reporter who was attempting to report on a briefing held more…

Supreme Court to rehear affirmative-action case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear next term a major affirmative action case concerning a program at a public university that takes race into consideration as more…

Al Gore: 'Too early' to pick Hillary

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — Former Vice President Al Gore on Friday declined to say whether he thinks Hillary Clinton will win the White House. Gore, who served alongside Clinton more…

Supremes overturn EPA's power-plant rules

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_917701" align="aligncenter" width="659"] Washington coal facility near Sandersville, Ga.[/caption] The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, slapped down the Environmental Protection Agency's landmark air-quality regulation, criticizing more…

EPA solidifies 'boundless' water rule

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2053675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The EPA's new clean water rule is a regulatory nightmare, some warn.[/caption] The Environmental Protection Agency has released a final "Clean Water Rule" that more…