Backlash against stripping GOP mayor's power

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAPITALGAZETTE) — For three years, politicians have debated the merits of council-manager government, which would strip key powers from the mayor of Annapolis. But pondering a different form more…

U.S. threatened with 'heaviest damage in history'

by Reza Kahlili -- In a pointed message to Washington, the second in just days, an Iranian general has warned of great destruction being delivered to the United States. "The Americans' catch-phrase more…

Immigration 'reform' dead in Congress?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Rep. Luis Gutiérrez’s phone was ringing. It was President Obama’s chief of staff. Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) was part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the middle more…

Democrat: Obama 'grossly misleading' public

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) Rep. Kurt Schrader, a Democrat from Oregon, said that President Obama was "grossly misleading" on Obamacare. "Very misleading," the Democratic congressman says of Obama's promise that more…

Obama may bypass Congress on monuments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will recommend that President Obama act alone if necessary to create new national monuments and sidestep a gridlocked Congress that more…

Bill Clinton to Obama: 'Honor your commitment'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="g0ZXU1aDoTQUF78tL9wLkAA2mefcIsAy" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (WEEKLY STANDARD) Former President Bill Clinton said that President Obama should keep his pledge to allow people to keep their current health care plans, if more…

World Trade Center will be tallest U.S. building

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGO TRIBUNE) One World Trade Center will be the nation's tallest building when it is opens next year, a Chicago-based tall buildings council announced Tuesday. The decision by the Chicago-based more…

Students describe classroom sex with teacher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM) FORT WORTH — A former high school teacher pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of having an improper relationships with students. Brandon Ashley McDaniel, 38, had more…