Coast Guard scholarship called 'plainly illegal'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Coast Guard scholarship is attracting scrutiny because it is open only to students from "Historically Black Colleges and Universities," "Hispanic-Serving Institutions" and "Tribal Colleges and Universities." A more…

'Gang of 3': Time to dump the IRS

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The IRS is the agency people love to hate, and perhaps for good reason: It only exists to take our money. Getting rid of the tax-collecting agency more…

130,000 fans flock to celebrate heroes

by Drew Zahn -- To the uninitiated, the estimated 130,000 fans who flocked to the San Diego Convention this weekend for the 33rd annual Comic-Con International may appear strange, as many attend more…

Obama deploying drones around U.S.

by Steve Peacock -- The deployment of federal drones in and around U.S. shores represents one of the Obama administration's next steps in the nation's expanded use of unmanned aircraft systems for more…

U.S. faces brand-new Cuban missile crisis

by F. Michael Maloof -- The recent seizure of a North Korean freighter carrying Cuban, nuclear-capable SA-2 missile components for refurbishment has resurrected the spectre of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, when another more…