Rush fixes American history in new No. 1 book

by Kathy Shaidle -- [caption id="attachment_515969" align="alignright" width="198" caption=""Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims" is Limbaugh's first new book in 20 years"][/caption] This fall, Rush Limbaugh’s first book in more than twenty more…

Thousands of newborns to have DNA screened

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The U.S. government is funding an ambitious set of studies into what happens if you screen the entire genome of newborns. The goal is to find more…

Mayor woos 'gay' couples to Minneapolis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak on Thursday heads for a predominantly gay neighborhood in Chicago hoping to persuade same-sex couples to come north to his state to get more…

Putin: Kerry 'knows that he is lying'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Things aren't exactly warming up between the Obama administration and Vladimir Putin, even as President Obama arrives in St. Petersburg for the G-20 summit. Putin called more…

75,000 ground troops needed in Syria?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) Securing Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles and the facilities that produced them would likely require the U.S. to send more than 75,000 ground troops into the Middle Eastern more…

Al-Qaida-linked rebels attack Christian village

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Syrian anti-regime activists say government troops and al-Qaida-linked rebels are fighting over a regime-held Christian village for a second day. The director of the Britain-based Observatory for more…

Video: Syrian rebels execute 7 soldiers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) The Syrian rebels posed casually, standing over their prisoners with firearms pointed down at the shirtless and terrified men. The prisoners, seven in all, were more…

Fliers threaten to name welfare recipients

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Oregonian) A flier targeting Portland's disabled residents is being posted across the city, Portland's Office of Equity and Human Rights confirmed today. The office has found fliers more…

Bankruptcy ruling is blow to CalPERS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) Over objections from CalPERS, a judge last week declared that the city of San Bernardino is eligible for bankruptcy, paving the way for a historic showdown more…