Lincoln Chafee switching over to Democrat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) The White House today rolled out the welcome mat for Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, the Republican-turned-independent who now plans to affiliate with the Democrats before more…

Chinese firm to buy U.S. pork producer

by -NO AUTHOR- --   (WASHINGTON POST) Smithfield Foods, whose signature hams helped make it the world’s largest pork producer, is being taken over by a Chinese firm in a deal that more…

Major role-reversal! IRS now in crosshairs

by Bob Unruh -- Millions of Internal Revenue Service audit subjects across the nation must be relishing this. In a major role-reversal, the IRS finds itself in the crosshairs with the filing more…

Biden: Illegals get no 'respect' in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Vice President Joseph R. Biden suggested to a crowd in Trinidad on Tuesday that it’s a shame the United States doesn’t give proper respect to nations of the world by more…

Harvard dean quits over secret emails

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- Months after a secret e-mail search controversy at Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds announced on Tuesday that she will step down as dean on July 1, according more…

'The Voice' star: 'I hate this country'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="V4eDIwYzqkEqkUMoAntnqu43nXqoOZGQ"] A hot microphone blunder has Adam Levine, co-host of NBC's "The Voice" and lead singer of the rock group Maroon 5, eating his unpatriotic words. The more…

Women top earners in 4 in 10 households

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — America's working mothers are now the primary breadwinners in a record 40 percent of households with children — a milestone in the changing face of more…

Michele Bachmann leaving Congress

by Garth Kant -- One of the tea party's strongest supporters is not coming back to Congress. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., announced she will not seek re-election next year. She made the more…

Obama jokes about lipstick on collar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — President Obama had a bit of a lipstick problem at the White House Tuesday evening. A bright red stain appearing on the collar of his white more…

Feds tell employees to affirm homosexuality

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RADIO.FOXNEWS) — The Department of Justice has been accused of religious intolerance and viewpoint discrimination after workers were sent an email directing them to verbally affirm homosexuality, according more…