California's death penalty struck down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) A federal judge in Orange County ruled Wednesday that California’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. U.S. District Judge more…

Russian hackers tried to steal NASDAQ

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSWEEK) In October 2010, a Federal Bureau of Investigation system monitoring U.S. Internet traffic picked up an alert. The signal was coming from Nasdaq (NDAQ). It looked like more…

Teen mom abandons newborn in dumpster

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) HOUSTON – Baby Carlos, who was found abandoned in a dumpster, is completely healthy and doing really well. He is staying with friends of his biological family. At more…

Illegal kids 'living the dream' in U.S. schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) HOUSTON—Carolina Osorio and her three children recently arrived in Houston from Honduras with her three children. The young mother was surprised to learn that the U.S. government more…

Houston moms rage at cost of illegal influx

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) HOUSTON -- The immigration crisis is touching nerves in every pocket of America. That includes the city of Houston. "Don't bring them here," said Bernadette Lancelin. "We more…

House guts IRS budget, blocks exec bonuses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) The House voted to block performance bonuses for senior Internal Revenue Service executives Wednesday, The Hill reported. “Giving out bonuses is ludicrous and amounts to a slap in the more…

Justice Dept. official appears to contradict evidence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1054625" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deputy Attorney General James Cole[/caption] By Garth Kant and Jerome Corsi WASHINGTON – The mystery about who triggered the IRS investigation into conservative groups more…

18 years for woman who sent ricin to Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A Texas actress who tried to blame her husband after sending ricin-laced letters to officials including President Barack Obama was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in more…

'Gay' population smaller than thought

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (World Magazine) Less than 4 percent of the U.S. population identifies as gay, lesbian, or bisexual, a surprisingly small number given the outsized influence they have had on more…

Elderly couple sues after mistaken SWAT raid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Monterey County Herald) An elderly couple mistakenly detained in a vast SWAT operation last year have filed suit against the city of Salinas, while the reputed violent drug more…