Christie sets October special election

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for a special election in 2013 to choose the successor to the late Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg. Christie announced more…

South Carolina poised to nullify Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE STATE) South Carolina this week could become the first state in the country to restrict the enactment of Obamacare since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld that law more…

Sebelius won't intervene for dying girl

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) A 10-year-old girl is fighting for her life, and House Republicans today accused Kathleen Sebelius of refusing to save her. The Health and Human Services Secretary more…

Kids suspended for NERF guns at school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KOMONEWS) — EDMONDS, Wash. -- A number of Edmonds school kids were recently suspended for having Nerf guns at school. That's not surprising considering the school's "zero tolerance" more…

U.S. publishes details of Israeli base

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS) TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s military fumed Monday over the discovery that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid more…

Guiding light for EMP, storm disasters

by Creek Stewart -- It's impossible to be perfectly prepared for an imperfect world. Sometimes you just have to go MacGyver and solve common problems by using the resources you have on more…

Python hunter finds plane-crash jewelry?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — MIAMI (AP) — Like most people who signed up for Florida's official Burmese python hunt last winter, Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades more…

'Batman' shooter allowed insanity plea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVER POST) CENTENNIAL — Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes will be allowed to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, a judge decided Tuesday. more…

Africanized bees attack, kill Texas man

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WACOTRIB) — A hive of Africanized bees attacked and killed a Central Texas man about noon Saturday and injured a woman who was trying to help him. McLennan more…

Navy SEAL comes out as transgender

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER) To outsiders, Chris Beck appeared to be as macho as a man could get. Now, the longtime U.S. Navy SEAL and Purple Heart recipient, is announcing more…