ATF tries to block 'Fast and Furious' book

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The ATF agent who blew the whistle on “Fast and Furious” said Tuesday that it’s “absurd” that the agency is blocking his book on the operation by more…

Drones to make kill decisions on own

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL JOURNAL) — Scientists, engineers and policymakers are all figuring out ways drones can be used better and more smartly, more precise and less damaging to civilians, with more…

Democrat cracks open in debt-limit fight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) For the past several weeks, Senate Democrats and the White House have shown a remarkable amount of unity in the controversial fight surrounding the debt ceiling. more…

Social Security payments in jeopardy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — The Social Security Administration has begun warning the public it cannot guarantee full benefit payments if the debt ceiling isn’t increased. When asked by more…

Vegas cameras guard money, not guests

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hotel maid Brandi Patrick was chased down the hallway at the Flamingo casino last year by a nearly naked man. She said she had more…

Electronic-device users oblivious to danger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) A man standing on a crowded Muni train pulls out a .45-caliber pistol. He raises the gun, pointing it across the aisle, before tucking it more…

GOP's 'Chick-fil-A caucus' defies D.C. norms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) WASHINGTON — One is a former Texas talk-radio host who had never held public office until he won a seat in Congress in the 2010 tea party wave. Another more…

Study: Forced sexual contact common in teens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) From a hastily forced kiss to outright rape, violent or at least coerced sexual contact may be worryingly common among teens and young adults, researchers reported more…