Michelle O, John Kerry to honor 9/11 fan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) On Friday March 8, Michelle Obama will join John Kerry at a special ceremony at the State Department to present ten women the Secretary of State’s more…

Obama mentor praises Chavez's 'generosity'

by Aaron Klein -- [ooyala code="Ewa3N4OTrFQccFo_BmQmaowm3Ckag_1t"] Harvard professor Charles Ogletree, a mentor to both Barack and Michelle Obama, praised the "generosity" of Hugo Chavez, mourning the late Venezuelan leader as a man more…

American toddler slain at Mexico vacation home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) A two-year-old boy from Colorado vacationing with his family in Mexico was sexually assaulted and beaten by his babysitter's intoxicated boyfriend before being tossed in more…

N. Korea warns U.S. of preemptive nuke strike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric while the U.N. Security Council considers new sanctions against the more…

Jon Stewart praises Rand Paul

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Raw Story) On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart applauded Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for using an "old-school filibuster" to highlight the legality of more…

Durbin files cloture, ends Rand filibuster

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Roll Call) After a 13-hour filibuster led by Sen. Rand Paul over drone strike policies within U.S. borders, senators took procedural steps early Thursday to advance the nomination more…

CDC: 'Nightmare bacteria' spreading in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Hospitals need to take action against the spread of a deadly, antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The bacteria kill up more…

Judge to reverse state's 'gay'-marriage ban?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A lesbian couple's desire to adopt each other's children has grown into a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage. Two Detroit-area nurses filed more…