Thug life: Cursing toddler removed from home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOUSTON CHRONICLE) OMAHA, Neb. — A toddler who was cursed at and encouraged to curse in a video posted online has been placed in protective custody, Omaha police more…

Woman sues McDonald's over hot coffee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) A woman has filed suit against McDonald’s Corp., saying she was burned by hot coffee that spilled on her at one of the fast-food chain’s more…

Obama donor to probe IRS tea-party targeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The Justice Department selected an avowed political supporter of President Obama to lead the criminal probe into the IRS targeting of tea party groups, according to top Republicans who said more…

'Fat chance': N.J. newspapers rip Christie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Revelations that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration may have exacted political revenge by closing highway lanes has earned the 2016 Republican presidential hopeful some no-doubt-unwanted press. Each of the more…

Christie fires top aide over traffic scandal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Thursday apologized for a scandal in which some of his top aides apparently shut down access lanes to a more…

Obama to schools: Stop targeting blacks for punishment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Obama administration Wednesday issued new guidelines on classroom discipline, seeking to end the apparent disparities in how students of different races are punished for violating school rules. more…

Extreme cold freezes U.S. fuel supply

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The U.S. has been recently hit with cold weather that has broken records in many states, including in New York where the minus 16 Celsius managed more…

Utah won't recognize same-sex marriages

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbertannounced Wednesday that the state will not recognize the 1,000-plus same-sex marriages performed in the state since Dec. 20, when a U.S. district more…

Extending unemployment 'killing economy'

by Greg Corombos -- The Obama administration has wasted little time in 2014 demanding an emergency extension of federal unemployment benefits with no spending cuts attached and questioning the compassion of those more…

Study: Extending benefits hikes jobless rate

by Jerome R. Corsi -- Amid the feel-good passage of a 13th extension of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation bill, providing nearly two years of unemployment benefit in most states, conservative consultants have begun more…