Poll: Hillary, Obama most admired in 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GALLUP) Americans again this year name Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama as the Most Admired Woman and Most Admired Man living in any part more…

U.S. reaches $16.4 trillion borrowing limit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The U.S. government reached its $16.4 trillion borrowing limit on Monday, according to the Treasury Department. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner informed congressional leaders in a letter more…

2013: Prepare for the coming storm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Americans are on edge about the near future. Witness the empty gun stores and the short supply of ammunition. The new year recalls the Y2K readiness craze of more…

Sperm donor ordered to pay child support

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) A Kansas sperm donor who was ordered to pay child support for the baby he helped a lesbian couple conceive plans to fight back in court, more…

Gitmo prisoner captivated by U.S. pop culture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- An Afghan man who is being held as a former CIA terror suspect at Guantánamo has apparently gained extensive knowledge of western pop more…

Sporting-goods store hawking Saddam's guns?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have charged a disbarred Miami-area lawyer and three other people with hatching a scheme to sell a cache of stolen guns more…

Last Cuban 'commuters' retire from Gitmo

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The last two Cuban workers at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba retired on Monday from jobs they began more than five decades ago when the more…

Boycott unleashed against anti-gun newspaper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Gun-owner groups called on Monday for an advertising boycott of a suburban New York newspaper that is under fire for publishing the names and addresses of pistol permit-holders in New more…

Report faults State Dept. for Benghazi failures

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The State Department made a "grievous mistake" in keeping the U.S. mission in Benghazi open despite inadequate security and increasingly alarming threat assessments in the weeks more…

House prepares to vote on 'cliff' deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The U.S. is expected to go over the "fiscal cliff" at midnight Monday, but President Barack Obama and Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell said an agreement to more…