Christie, Hillary 'hottest politicians' in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CSMONITOR) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton are the “hottest politicians” in the United States, according to a just-released Quinnipiac University more…

Amazon.com founder buying Washington Post

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — The Washington Post Co. has agreed to sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos, ending the Graham family’s stewardship more…

GOP uncorks stunning strategy for prez race

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_494083" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="A CNN worker polishes the stage shortly before the Tea Party Republican Debate in Tampa, Fla., Sept. 12, 2011. (WND photo / Joe Kovacs)"][/caption] more…

Late-night comics now skewer Obama, Dems

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — President Barack Obama, the joke's on you. A study of gags by late-night comics during the first half of the year found an abrupt change from more…

Only 1 person shows for Obamacare event

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — CENTREVILLE, Va. — A race to define Obamacare to the masses began today between the stacks at the Centreville Library. Over pizza in Decatur, Texas. And more…

DEA mines intel to spy on Americans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A secretive U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unit is funneling information from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a massive database of telephone records to authorities across more…

FBI to Internet providers: Install surveillance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.CNET) — The U.S. government is quietly pressuring telecommunications providers to install eavesdropping technology deep inside companies' internal networks to facilitate surveillance efforts. FBI officials have been sparring more…

U.S. embassies now closed through Saturday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24995593&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=338&width=600" height=338 width=600 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (USATODAY) — The U.S. State Department announced that 19 embassies and consulates in the Middle East and Africa will more…

House votes to block IRS from Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="VxYnZyZDocsnSHI4PACgjaCmJNyE8oLx"] House Republicans voted in support of legislation linking taxes, the IRS and the unpopular Obamacare, just before leaving Washington for their August recess on Friday. The more…