Lincoln 'top president,' Obama far down list

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Although it has been celebrated officially since 1879, Presidents’ Day serves essentially two purposes: a patriotic excuse for retail discounts and an irresistible occasion to engage more…

Swastikas, slurs painted on 25 Wisconsin homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHANNEL3000) — MADISON, Wis. - More than two dozen Madison families woke up to vulgar language and ethnic and racial slurs spray-painted on their property Saturday. At least more…

Michelle O dodges car crash to ski in Aspen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) After trying keep secret the first lady’s annual skiing vacation to Aspen, Co., an Instagram photo and police report about a car wreck finally confirmed the more…

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile gets whacked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCPHILADELPHIA) — An iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashed into a pole in central Pennsylvania. Officials say the giant hot dog on wheels slid off a road and slammed more…

Smart TVs used to spy on you?

by Andrea Shea King -- Big Brother is ... listening Watch out! Your TV might be eavesdropping on you. At least one maker says its smart sets can capture every word of your more…

Political scholars scorch 'overrated' Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) He’s still viewed as a nice guy, but less than two years before he wraps up two terms in the Oval Office presidential scholars don’t believe more…

Chaos fears grow as legal pot nears in D.C.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — The District of Columbia could soon earn a new nickname: the Wild West of marijuana. In 10 days, a voter-approved initiative to legalize marijuana will take more…

Jury decision in pastors' fight with lesbian mayor

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_582415" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Houston Mayor Annise Parker[/caption] A jury has found no fraud in an effort by a coalition of pastors in Houston to force the city more…

Saudi Arabia: Chapel Hill killings 'terrorist' act

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIME) Saudi Arabia has condemned the killing of three American Muslims in North Carolina as “heinous” and a “terrorist” act. A statement published by the official Saudi Press more…

Democrats seek relief from Obamacare penalties

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of Americans facing new tax more…