Report: U.S. training Syria rebels in Jordan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BERLIN (Reuters) - Americans are training Syrian anti-government fighters in Jordan, the German weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday, quoting what it said were participants and organizers. YOU more…

Rand Paul scores social media coup

by Andrea Shea King -- The birds on the Hill Who among us relies on Twitter the most for news and information? If you answered Washington's Capitol Hill, you've won the blue ribbon more…

Ex-Detroit mayor convicted of racketeering

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT FREE PRESS) Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his longtime friend have just been convicted of racketeering and extortion, marking an end to a more than decade-long more…

America and the 'Age of Fiat'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JvNm51OTpHnLWtthWA3nIJmmVs6RojZh"] What does the outlook for the Chinese Yuan mean to you? Maybe more than you'd like. The subject comes up during this week's podcast by economist, more…

Palin urges conservatives to influence culture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) At a leadership forum at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida on Friday, Sarah Palin told conservatives to influence the culture by impacting sports and continue to cling more…

Shocking confessions of a TSA screener

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) A LOT of what we do is make-believe. I’ve had to screen small children and explain to their parents I had no choice but to more…

NBC mocks Hugo Chavez on 'SNL'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BobzYzYTr4CbTnXwNuMCq9drmVJEhF8i"] (VIBE) — Saturday Night Live touched on a global soft spot in its cold open this past weekend. SNL opened with host/performer Justin Timberlake impersonating Elton more…

New wave of 'superbugs' poses dire threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) — Antibiotic-resistant bacteria with the potential to cause untreatable infections pose "a catastrophic threat" to the population, the chief medical officer for Britain warns in a report more…

Karzai accuses U.S. of Taliban collusion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was greeted on his first visit to Afghanistan since taking office by suicide bombs, threats and Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s accusation that more…

U.S. officials on alert for deadly new virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday warned state and local health officials about potential infections from a deadly virus previously unseen in more…