U.S. analysts knew Afghan site was hospital

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on an Afghan hospital days before it was destroyed by a U.S. military attack because they believed it was more…

Illinois gives lottery winners IOUs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) The cash-strapped state of Illinois announced Wednesday they'll be handing out IOUs for the time-being to any state lottery winner who wins more than $600. The more…

Feds save 149 kids in U.S. sex trafficking bust

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2536425" align="aligncenter" width="601"] The Not for Sale organization in Peru seeks to root out child sex traffickers. (Credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Federal authorities rescued 149 minor-aged individuals and arrested more…

Dogfight! Russian fighter gets in U.S. jet's face

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2536195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A Russia fighter jet drops a bomb over Syria. (Credit: Russia Foreign Ministry website)[/caption] Russian authorities said one of their jets came within an more…

Dennis Hastert to plead guilty to feds

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2097745" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Dennis Hastert[/caption] Dennis Hastert, former speaker of the U.S. House, will plead guilty to federal charges, according to lawyers who spoke in a Chicago more…

Obama backtracks on Afghanistan troop promise

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2487185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama (Image: WhiteHouse.gov)[/caption] President Obama backtracked on a previous promise he made to voters during his past White House races to withdraw nearly more…