UMass ends ban on Iranians in science, engineering

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has reversed its decision to ban Iranian nationals from admission to certain graduate programs in engineering and science. Wednesday's announcement comes on more…

Pentagon spokesman to be replaced by civilian

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — Rear Adm. John F. Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary and the public face of the American military for the past year, is stepping more…

Explosion at California ExxonMobil refinery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — TORRANCE, Calif. -- An explosion in a gasoline tank at an ExxonMobil refinery in Southern California Wednesday caused two people to suffer minor injuries, officials said. more…

Obama: Terrorists have 'legitimate grievances'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TWITCHY) Could rhetoric from the White House get worse than yesterday’s much-maligned talking point that better jobs could stop Islamic terrorist like ISIS? Oh, yes — it can more…

Don't ask Allison Williams about dad Brian

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDIAITE) — Brian Williams has more or less been in hiding since NBC News gave him a six month suspension for lying about his wartime experience in Iraq. more…

White House touts 'community' to fight homegrown terror

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The White House started its Countering Violent Extremism Summit Tuesday peddling a softer, community-based approach to battling homegrown terrorism and Islamic State recruiting within the U.S. more…

Teacher indicted for 'sex with 6 boys'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.COM) NEWARK — A Maplewood teacher has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting six male students, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today. Nicole Dufault, more…

Border agents told not to arrest DUI illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The Obama administration is telling Customs and Border Protection agents in a busy stretch of the U.S.-Mexico crossing that they don’t have to arrest intoxicated drivers, more…

Holder blames Fox News for 'radical Islam' label

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer XNrgdxiJ] (WASHINGTON TIMES) Attorney General Eric Holder turned a critical eye to Fox News for pressing the administration to refer to ongoing terrorism attacks with the Islam more…