Chicago compared to Katrina-stricken Big Easy

by Michael Thompson -- The United States Army general credited with restoring order in post-Katrina New Orleans says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel needs to ask for all the federal help he can more…

Houston group giving away free shotguns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTXH-TV) A University of Houston graduate student says he’s conducting a study to hopefully answer the question being asked across the country, “Do more guns reduce crime or more…

Packing heat with hot coffee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WNEW-TV) If you enjoy packing heat while sipping a hot cup of coffee, Friday is your day. Firearms owners and gun rights advocates are heading to local coffee more…

U.S. setting up drone base in Niger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) The U.S. is establishing a Predator drone base in Niger that will assist the French military operation in Northern Mali but could also mark the beginning more…

Feds join lawsuit against Lance Armstrong

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The U.S. Justice Department will join a suit against Lance Armstrong for using performance-enhancing drugs during his Tour de France cycling races, according to breaking news announced on NBC’s Twitter feed. Details are more…

34 universities ask to fly spy drones

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A 2012 list off applicants for Federal Aviation Administration permission to fly drones overhead shows 34 universities want to operate the spy machines. The list posted online by more…

Feds rush to curb TB outbreak in L.A.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSJ) Los Angeles County health officials have asked federal officials for help to contain a worsening tuberculosis outbreak among the homeless in its downtown area. County health officials more…

Al-Qaida tipsheet on avoiding drones

by -NO AUTHOR- -- TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — One of the last things the bearded fighters did before leaving this city was to drive to the market where traders lay their carpets out in more…