Meteor lights up early-morning sky in Midwest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Chicago Tribune) Many Chicagoans' daily commutes were made extraordinary Thursday morning by a fireball that flashed across the sky shortly after 6 a.m. In the seconds before the more…

Military to regulate tattoos -- soldiers unhappy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) Speaking to troops at FOB Gamberi in eastern Afghanistan, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler announced that strict changes to Army Regulation 670-1 — governing more…

Benghazi probe 'let top officials escape blame'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) The State Department's investigation into the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, was not independent and failed to hold senior State more…

Joblessness for black youth still soaring

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RemappingDebate) When you've looked for monthly unemployment data, you have probably noticed that you can pretty readily find those data sliced by race or gender. Sometimes you can more…

So what is Cruz's strategy?

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The battle may be over but the war on Obamacare goes on. The Senate voted on Friday to restore funding to Obamacare, but Sen. Ted Cruz, more…

City accused of hiding abortionist's mistakes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A prominent pro-life organization charges that the city of St. Louis might be deliberately concealing violations by the only abortion business in Missouri, a branch of Planned Parenthood. more…

Former slave tells true tale of Underground Railroad

by The editors of Leben -- When reading Fergus Bordewich's account of Rev. John Rankins' role in the Underground Railroad, it sparked a memory of another account from the "Slave Narrative Collection." The "Narratives" more…

Americans reach out to 'Innocence' filmmaker

by Bob Unruh -- A cross-section of Americans reached out Thursday to Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the maker of the online movie trailer "Innocence of Muslims," which was blamed by top Obama officials more…

Popular 'fact-checker' misleads public on Obamacare

by Aaron Klein -- As Democrats and Republicans feud over the funding of Obamacare, a widely published PolitiFact article claims it is a "myth" that President Obama's health-care law contains rationing and more…