Biden: Obama still pushing 'assault-weapons' ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) Vice President Joe Biden told All Things Considered co-host Melissa Block in an interview Wednesday that he and the Obama administration plan to continue to fight for a ban more…

Pediatricians back 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The nation's most influential pediatrician's group has endorsed gay marriage, saying a stable relationship between parents regardless of sexual orientation contributes to a child's health and well-being. more…

Chinese address source of cyberattack in S. Korea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Investigators have traced a coordinated cyberattack that paralyzed tens of thousands of computers at six South Korean banks and media companies to a Chinese Internet Protocol address, more…

Rand Paul makes his presidential moves early

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Hotair) Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul will headline an annual Republican event in Iowa next month, further signaling his interest in a 2016 presidential bid. The announcement caps several more…

New York sets up gun-snitch hotline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GatewayPundit) New York State is now offering $500 to people who snitch on gun owners. Menrec has the story. And, The Troy Record also has news on the more…

Obama worse than Nixon for press freedoms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Columbia Journalism Review) James Goodale has a message for journalists: Wake up. In his new book, Fighting for the Press (CUNY Journalism Press, 2013), Goodale, chief counsel to more…

Transgenders force debate on bathroom use

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A prominent Republican lawmaker in Arizona wants to link public bathroom use to birth certificates in what civil rights advocates are calling the nation's toughest anti-transgender more…

Social Security official: Raid retirement fund

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) Stephan Goss, the chief actuary for Social Security (SS) provided a detailed report on the status of the SS Disability Fund (DI) to the House of Representatives. more…

Could this painting bring down communism?

by Marisa Martin -- What is it? What does it mean? These are possibly the most irritating questions artists encounter from viewers, especially if they work with some type of abstraction. Humans more…