'Comet of the century' about to fizzle?

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_541391" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Comet ISON photographed Oct. 7, 2013, by Adam Block at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter in Tucson, Ariz."][/caption] It has been billed as the "comet more…

Will James Woods ever work in Hollywood again?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_541397" align="aligncenter" width="660" caption="James Woods"][/caption] James Woods, the award-winning actor and outspoken conservative, has taken his unbridled bashing of President Obama on Twitter and elevated it to more…

'Martial law' declared by Democrat in Congress

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZqMzdtZjpqOx7JIYu9X376mJ_1j3_BLY" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A Democratic congresswoman from Texas has declared "martial law" is the solution to the current partial shutdown of the federal government. The comments from Rep. more…

State fights to prohibit 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) In a bellwether case for states trying to preserve gay-marriage bans in a fast-shifting legal landscape, Pennsylvania officials are arguing that the Supreme Court’s decision this summer more…

Billionaire candy heiress kills woman in crash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Jacqueline Badger Mars, the 73-year-old heiress of the Mars candy empire, has been involved in a car crash in Virginia that killed an 86-year-old grandmother more…

Feds: No sand castles on beach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) The federal government shutdown has washed away - at least for now - a long-standing sand castle contest that raises money for arts programs at more…

Court: Wooden-spoon spanking not child abuse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) A Santa Clara County woman who spanked her 12-year-old daughter in the rear with a wooden spoon should not have been labeled a child abuser, more…

Poll: Obama approval slumps to 37%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks for all players in the impasse, President Barack Obama among more…

Couple accused of keeping 4 boys in filth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) DENVER — A Denver couple accused of keeping four malnourished young children in a filthy apartment pleaded guilty to neglecting three other children under strikingly similar conditions in more…

Did Obama swap 'black' detention sites for ships?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Instead of sending suspected terrorists to Guantanamo Bay or secret CIA ‘‘black’’ sites for interrogation, the Obama administration is questioning terrorists for as long as more…