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…

U.S. spent $200,000 per ISIS fighter killed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) The U.S.-led bombing campaign has killed an estimated 20,000 Islamic State fighters, an increase from the 15,000 the Pentagon reported in July, according to a senior more…

Putin: Obama administration has 'mush' for brains

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Barack Obama administration has "mush for brains" given its lack of cooperation with Russians in Syria. The U.S. and others have more…

Washington coach says he'll pray, despite school ban

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2535575" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Joe Kennedy, Bremerton High School football coach in Washington, is standing strong on his right to pray. (Image credit: Liberty Institute)[/caption] Joe Kennedy, football more…

Illinois to delay pension payments over cash shortage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Illinois will delay payments to its pension fund as a prolonged budget impasse causes a cash shortage, Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger said. The spending standoff between Republican more…