U.S. pastor in Iran tortured with stun gun

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_2467055" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Pastor Saeed Abedini with wife Naghmeh and children Jacob and Rebekka.[/caption] One of the more dramatic backstories being played out this weekend as Pope more…

Kim Davis joins GOP after gay-marriage dispute

by Douglas Ernst -- Long-time Democrat Kim Davis found out who had her back when religious beliefs landed her in jail: Republicans. The experience moved her to switch parties. The Rowan County, more…

'Ground Zero mosque' officially scrapped

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_806631" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A cross formed from the Sept. 11 wreckage at Ground Zero in New York City.[/caption] The infamous "Ground Zero mosque" debate is officially over. more…

Obama shields Chinese prez from White House protests

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2465985" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Obama administration made sure Chinese President Xi Jinping would not see anyone protesting his arrival by bringing in large screens for Friday's Rose more…

Boehner 'fine human being' but 'couldn’t deliver'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_1088525" align="alignright" width="233"] Laura Ingraham[/caption] WASHINGTON – Conservative commentator and talk-show host Laura Ingraham applauded the changing of the guard in Republican House leadership but warned conservatives it more…

Ann Coulter: 'Not sorry to see Boehner go'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_349487" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Ann Coulter[/caption] WASHINGTON – Conservative commentator Ann Coulter isn't shedding any tears for departing Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio. In the same more…

Trump: 'We have to get to business'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2347865" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Billionaire Donald Trump[/caption] By Paul Bremmer WASHINGTON - Billionaire and GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Friday told the 2015 "Values Voter Summit" this more…

Cruz: Beware Boehner's shady deals with Obama

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2391875" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Ted Cruz[/caption] Sen. Ted Cruz, who's hovering in the middle of the Republican pack for president in recent primary polls, sent out a mocking more…