Boehner losing ground in bid to keep post

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_1564865" align="aligncenter" width="480"] House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio[/caption] WASHINGTON – Opposition to re-electing House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, was growing just minutes before the crucial vote on more…

Producers Guild snubs Oprah's 'Selma'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE WRAP) — Richard Linklater‘s personal indie “Boyhood” and David Fincher’s dark blockbuster “Gone Girl” are among the nominees for the Producers Guild of America’s top film award, more…

Tea party threatens to go nuclear over Boehner

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_1550165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] House Speaker John Boehner[/caption] The drive to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House gained steam ahead of Tuesday's critical vote as more more…

Cops shoot, kill man holding fake gun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) San Francisco police officers fatally shot a 32-year-old man Sunday after he pulled what turned out to be a replica gun while trespassing on restricted more…

Lawyer: Teacher sex with student not a crime

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.com) — MENDHAM, New Jersey — The attorney for the West Morris Mendham High School teacher accused of having sexual relations with an 18-year-old student said Friday his more…

McConnell vows to avoid 'scary' agenda

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Mitch McConnell has an unusual admonition for the new Republican majority as it takes over the Senate this week: Don’t be “scary.” The incoming Senate majority more…

Extreme cold closes ski resort

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STARTRIBUNE) — Severe cold throughout the state is having an impact, starting with a Duluth area ski resort closing Sunday because of “extremely low temperatures and intense windchill more…

24 hurt in school-bus rollover

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARLOTTEOBSERVER) — Twenty-four people were injured following a Union County school bus accident Monday morning in Indian Trail. The bus driver and 21 students had minor injuries, school more…