Ray Nagin indicted

by -NO AUTHOR- -- http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/01/ray_nagin_becomes_first_new_or.html (Times Picayune) A federal grand jury on Friday indicted former Mayor Ray Nagin with 21 counts of corruption, alleging that while in office, Nagin took cash bribes more…

Secession movement just needs 'more oxygen'

by Taylor Rose -- A Southern heritage organization that has argued for an investigation of "injustices" committed by Union troops against the South during the Civil War now says the offhand dismissal more…

Terrorists offer U.S. hostages for blind sheik

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The Associated Press is reporting that one American has died in the Algerian hostage standoff. The State Department confirmed Friday there are still American hostages being more…

House GOP to Senate: No budget, no paychecks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — House Republican leaders on Friday announced a plan to condition a three-month increase in the debt limit on the Senate committing to pass more…

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin indicted

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been indicted on 21 federal corruption charges including wire fraud, bribery and money laundering. The charges are more…

West Point: 'Far right' dangerous to U.S.

by Michael Carl -- A new West Point study released by the U.S. Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Center is linking opposition to abortion and other "fundamental" positions to terrorism, and pro-life leaders more…

TSA abandoning nude X-ray scanners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Transportation Security Administration confirms that it is getting rid of airport body scanners that produce a naked image of travelers. Right now the TSA more…

Gallup: 75% of Americans want term limits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GALLUP) PRINCETON, NJ -- Even after the 2012 election in which Americans re-elected most of the sitting members of the U.S. House and Senate -- as is typical more…

Cross-dressing meth priest 'liked sex in rectory'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The Catholic priest indicted by a federal grand jury in an alleged nationwide methamphetamine ring was reportedly suspended after Connecticut church officials discovered he was a more…