Bang! Senate pulls trigger on gun control

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate today shot down President Obama's effort to control guns in a series of votes. The votes were on amendments to a bill by Sen. more…

Senators formally file immigration bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- A bipartisan group of senators formally filed legislation early Wednesday calling for border security as the cornerstone of immigration reform. The bill also would prevent undocumented immigrants from reaching more…

Rand Paul: Newtown victims being used

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="p1eGYxYjq5tDpcSUxsJKjtyms8OIM44x"] (WASHINGTON POST) With the fate of gun control legislation in doubt, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused President Obama of using the victims of the Newtown elementary school shootings more…

'Dark-skinned' bombing suspect identified

by Joe Kovacs -- [ooyala code="F2ZmUxYjp8V2VDEVqifN9lhP9GA15AQ_"] Authorities probing the Boston Marathon bombings believe they have identified a suspect and are now circulating photos of two persons of interest, but the U.S. Justice more…

New suspect in Boston bombing: North Korea

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 180 was on the same day as the 101st anniversary of the birthday of more…

'KC' sends ricin-tainted letter to Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="AxdWYxYjpveIxb1YRTklP2B7dXWkhKBQ"] (ABC NEWS) The letter addressed to President Obama that field-tested positive for the poison ricin included the message, "to see a wrong and not expose it more…

U.K. bids farewell to Margaret Thatcher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LONDON (AP) –  Britain's Iron Lady is being laid to rest with a level of pomp and protest reflecting her status as a commanding, polarizing political figure. A more…

Obama snubs Thatcher funeral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24741863&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (GUARDIAN) — The U.S. is to send distinctly low-key official representation to Lady Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday, with a more…

Obama wants to sell Tennessee Valley Authority

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24729035&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (FOX NEWS) — In a political role reversal, Republicans are blasting President Obama's plan to consider selling the Tennessee more…

Deadly ricin on envelope at D.C. mail facility

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24742419&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (CNN) — An envelope that tested positive for the deadly poison ricin was intercepted Tuesday afternoon at the U.S. more…