Democrats want hearing on 'Obama phone' program

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) Three leading House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats are calling for an oversight hearing on the Federal Communications Commission's Lifeline program, a phone subsidy for the more…

Morgue posts pics of unclaimed bodies online

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WFLD-TV) For the first time, the Cook County medical examiner's office has posted photos of unclaimed bodies on their website in an effort to help identify them. The more…

Anger-management courses for bullet buyers?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A Florida legislator wants anyone trying to buy ammunition to complete an anger management program first, in what critics say is the latest example of local more…

ACLU launches police-militarization probe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has launched a nationwide campaign to assess police militarization in the United States. Starting Wednesday, ACLU affiliates in 23 states more…

Judge blocks bill giving kids school choice

by Garth Kant -- An effort to help students escape failing schools has run into some familiar road blocks: tenure, teachers unions and a judge. Circuit Judge Charles Price blocked Alabama's governor more…

New threats suggest North Korea's nukes work

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The new direct threat from North Korea of a pre-emptive nuclear strike on the United States – while not surprising – suggests, experts say, the rogue more…

Court to DHS: Hand over 'stealth amnesty' docs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A federal court ruled the Obama administration must turn over records related to its policy of suspending some deportations of illegal aliens, which critics have called "stealth amnesty." more…