Why thousands of 9-1-1 calls got dropped

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The federal government will investigate an outage inside the CenturyLink telephone company system that left thousands of 911 emergency calls unconnected for hours in at least eight states. more…

Farmers kiss camels in defiance of MERS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9mODZ5bToUTcZ4CSRQaklvzgR_iuS0Kt" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Farmers who work daily with camels in Saudi Arabia are posting statements of open defiance to government recommendations to help curb the spread of the more…

Imagine this: Now al-Qaida is a worse threat

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The recent kidnapping of more than 300 Nigerian women students by Boko Haram with the threat of selling them, the rise of al-Shabaab in Somalia and more…

Did Obama take pay cut he promised?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREEBEACON) — The White House is refusing to confirm whether President Barack Obama followed up on his pledge to take a five percent pay cut due to sequestration more…

Judge overturns Oregon ban on 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — A federal court judge in Oregon has thrown out the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying it is unconstitutional and discriminatory, placing gays and lesbians “at a more…

GOP whacks Michelle Obama's lunch rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are proposing to let some schools opt out of healthier school lunch and breakfast programs if they are losing money. A GOP spending more…

VA scandal reaches Obama

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_856281" align="aligncenter" width="591" caption="Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki"][/caption] WASHINGTON — If the Veterans Administration scandal is a preview of government-run health insurance, then Republicans are rapidly acquiring more…

Obamacare site served just 1 person on Day 1

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — It was widely reported that the Obamacare rollout was a disaster, but it turns out, the calamity was far worse than thought. The Obama administration has more…

Police official resigns over Obama slur

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) - A small-town police commissioner in New Hampshire, who originally said he wouldn't apologize for calling President Barack Obama the n-word, resigned on Monday. Joseph Balboni, Police Commission more…

Feds slap 'high risk' label on gun sellers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Gun retailers say the Obama administration is trying to put them out of business with regulations and investigations that bypass Congress and choke off their lines more…