Poll: Obama hits bottom in New York

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) President Barack Obama has hit an all-time low in New York, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Marist College poll found that 39 percent of the more…

Democrat lawmaker: 'I'm gay, get over it'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) "I'm gay, get over it." That's the message Pennsylvania state senator Jim Ferlo wanted to make during a news conference with other Democrats to urge more…

Obama at U.N.: 'Islam teaches peace'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Y1ZjdvcDqblcA62uQRf6dIkYRm5t7RGu" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON POST) Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen: we come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and more…

High schoolers protest 'patriotic' curriculum

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DENVER (CBS4/AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on more…

Bin Laden's right-hand man freed by Jordan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) AMMAN, Jordan — A militant Islamic cleric known as Abu Qatada walked free on Wednesday after a state security court here acquitted him on terrorism more…

National Guard T-shirts banned over rifle image

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ALBANY TIMES-UNION) New York Army National Guard T-shirts featuring a gun on the front were banned from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School on Friday after being deemed inappropriate. "They're not more…

Texas immigrant center to hold up to 2,400

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Tuesday that a fourth center to house families apprehended while crossing the Southwest border into the U.S. will eventually hold more…

Mystery virus now in half of U.S. states

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The mysterious respiratory illness enterovirus has spread to more than half the United States — with symptoms ranging from mild colds to serious breathing problems, more…

D.C. council OKs concealed-carry handguns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Residents and visitors to Washington, D.C., can now carry concealed handguns for the first time in decades. Members of the D.C. Council begrudgingly, but unanimously, voted more…

Jeb Bush taps donors for Senate GOP hopefuls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush headlined a joint fundraiser for several top-tier Republican Senate candidates Tuesday in Tampa, Florida, tapping into a wide donor base in more…