Murders spike in major U.S. cities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — More than 20 major cities, including Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, have seen large increases in murders in recent months, a more…

Feds warn insurers on Obamacare for LGBTs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Insurers and hospitals can't discriminate against patients because of their gender identity under the Affordable Care Act, federal officials said Friday, but patient groups complained the more…

TSA takes steps to combat long airport lines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) WASHINGTON – TSA officials unveiled steps Friday to combat long lines at airport checkpoints, while also warning that long wait times are forecast this summer. Jeh more…

Pentagon tackles 'practical issues' of transgender troops

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1989915" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Secretary of Defense Ash Carter[/caption] Ash Carter, defense secretary, said during a question-answer session with cadets at the Air Force Academy that he fully more…

Clinton charity accused of running afoul of IRS rules

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_2912434" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Hillary Clinton[/caption] The already-scandal plagued Clinton Foundation on Friday was hit with a new claim of misbehavior – allegedly setting up payments for the more…

'We will not sell out our children to the federal government'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1978015" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mike Huckabee[/caption] Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas and presidential candidate, took to Twitter Friday morning to express outrage at President Obama's all-court press more…

Obama orders schools to open bathrooms to transgenders

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_650749" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Transgender issues, like gender-neutral bathrooms, have been taking front and center.[/caption] The U.S. Justice Department and Department of Education, based on pressing from President more…