Teachers union blasts 'botched' Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The nation’s largest teachers union is pulling back on its once-enthusiastic support of the Common Core academic standards, labeling their rollout “completely botched.” National Education Association President more…

Idaho sued over 'gay'-marriage ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Four couples suing the state over Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal judge to rule in their favor without a trial, contending the facts more…

Outrage as FCC pushes for newsroom access

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Critics of a proposed Federal Communications Commission study that would send researchers into newsrooms across America say the new chairman's vow to tweak the plan doesn't more…

Cruise-ship worker accused of raping passenger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A cruise ship worker is accused of raping a passenger aboard a Holland America Line vessel and then trying to throw her overboard, authorities said Tuesday. more…

Ex-soldier who killed Iraqi family hangs self

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A medical examiner said Wednesday that a former soldier hanged himself at a federal prison where he was serving life sentences for raping and killing a more…

DHS cancels national license-plate tracking plan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of a plan by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to develop a national license-plate tracking more…

DHS ammo buy: 2,500 rounds per officer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is contracted to purchase 704,390,250 rounds of ammunition over the next four years, which is equal to a total of about more…