Penn State prof in anti-U.S. rant on plane

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY.COM) An associate professor of sociology at Penn State Abington was removed from an American Airlines flight in Miami Saturday and charged with disorderly conduct after ranting about more…

Cheney: Obama damage to America 'tragedy'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSINSIDER) — Former US Vice President Dick Cheney doesn't mince words when it comes to President Barack Obama. In a new interview for the April issue of Playboy, more…

Bibi be back! Scores 'great victory' in Israeli election

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_1688805" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu[/caption] JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose recent speech to the U.S. Congress condemning an impending nuclear agreement with more…

San Fran may lower voting age to 16

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — Sixteen-year-olds can drive, work, pay taxes and be sentenced to life in prison. Now, some want the right to vote, too. On Tuesday, San Francisco Supervisor more…

FCC watchdog now probes Internet rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — The inspector general for the Federal Communications Commission has opened an investigation into the agency’s process for writing new rules for the Internet, according to more…

Hillary failed to encrypt emails for 3 months

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Hillary Clinton did not encrypt her private email service with a digital certificate for the first three months of her tenure as secretary of State, according more…

Congressman quits amid 'Downton Abbey' scandal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEGUARDIAN) — Illinois representative Aaron Schock, a rising star who has faces several ethics inquiries into expensive trips and an elaborately decorated Downton Abbey-themed office, will resign from more…

Muslims protest 'American Sniper' on campus

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1805315" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Bradley Cooper plays Chris Kyle in the blockbuster, "American Sniper."[/caption] The University of Missouri has come under fire for its planned showing of the more…

Boehner to Hillary: Release your server

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1804705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Speaker John Boehner[/caption] Speaker John Boehner entered the Hillary Clinton email fray on Tuesday, demanding the former secretary of state turn over her server more…

Starbucks tells baristas to talk race with customers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NvYmsxdDp-CGggGc8ZYnvKuln1_YYwzo" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (FORTUNE) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has never shied away from involving his company in controversial debates, whether those debates are about same-sex marriage, or more…