Hold your fire, I'm on Facebook

by Phil Elmore -- A 31-year-old upstate New York man who held police at bay for nearly 12 hours apparently was updating his Twitter and Facebook postings during the standoff, officials said. more…

Al Gore's 'Future' will 'blow your mind'

by Jim Fletcher -- The future is both fascinating and weird – "weird," I say, because it is awash in mystery, along with a large dose of uncertainty. "Fascinating and weird" further more…

NRA signals deal for background checks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) Senators negotiating a bill mandating background checks for all gun buyers are privately expecting the National Rifle Association not to fight the measure -- provided the more…

57 charged in Florida gambling scandal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Florida's lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a widening scandal of a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was a more…

In government we distrust, seriously

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Garth Kant While supporters of President Obama say he has a mandate for change, one thing has certainly changed. For the first time, most Americans now say more…

Saudi Arabia beheads 7 despite appeal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) Seven Saudi men convicted of theft, looting and armed robbery were beheaded on Wednesday, according to the country's official news agency, more than a week after more…

Hillary-Michelle dream ticket in works?

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_390521" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Will Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama be a dream ticket for the Democratic Party in 2016?"][/caption] Now that the 2012 election cycle is history, more…

'Stop spending money we don't have'

by Taylor Rose -- WASHINGTON – "We stop spending money we don't have," declared U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in a House Budget Committee meeting on the Republican budget proposal for the more…

Family pets routinely killed by federal agency

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) It was an August morning two years ago when Maggie, a spry, 7-year-old border collie, slipped through the backyard fence of her family's suburban Oregon home. more…