Common Core: Testing glitches, student protests

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_647225" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Common Core math problem[/caption] Hundreds of students in several New Mexico schools walked out of class this past week in protest of Common Core more…

Ben Carson skewers CNN, backs off 'gays'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_608989" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dr. Ben Carson[/caption] Former neurosurgeon-turned-politico Ben Carson, who just launched a committee to explore the possibility of the presidency in 2016, walked back comments more…

Hillary responds: 'I want public to see my email'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1258475" align="aligncenter" width="594"] Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing May 23, 2012, flanked by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin more…

Court: Silence can be used against suspects

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The California Supreme Court has ruled that the silence of suspects can be used against them. Wading into a legally tangled vehicular manslaughter case, a sharply more…

U.S. ambassador hospitalized after attack

by Cheryl Chumley -- Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, was attacked by a man Thursday morning when he stuck out his arm for a handshake and in return, received more…

Why America rose against the British

by Bill Federer -- The French and Indian War ended in 1763 with the French losing Canada and all their land east of the Mississippi River. King George III decided to leave more…

Chicago police 'black site' evokes shady history

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_1755615" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Homan Square[/caption] A London Guardian report claiming the Chicago Police Department operates a secretive “off-the-books interrogation compound” comparable to a CIA black site recalls more…

Will Obamacare flatline? All sides on edge

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_1761295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts[/caption] WASHINGTON – After the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on a case filed against the federal more…