Jimmy Carter calls for Syria peace summit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Former President Jimmy Carter condemned possible chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but called for a “peace conference” and working with the United Nations, rather than using a military more…

Pelosi enforcers wobble on Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) When Nancy Pelosi delivered Barack Obama big victories in the House during his first term — from the passage of a sweeping health care law to a more…

McCain shamed on Syria at town hall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) faced a tense town hall on Thursday in Phoenix, Ariz., with angry constituents opposing any U.S. intervention in Syria. One man, holding a more…

Man screaming 'I hate white people' attacks 3

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Gothamist) A man was arrested this afternoon in Union Square after allegedly attacking three people. According to witness Joey Boots, the African-American suspect attacked a white man around more…

Matt Drudge rips GOP on Syria, NSA

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Internet pioneer Matt Drudge may have had enough of the Republican Party. Though known to needle the GOP and its leaders from time to time, the more…

San Antonio passes 'non-discrimination' law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) The San Antonio City Council approved a non-discrimination bill that will protect new groups from discrimination, but critics charge it will encourage bias against Christians and more…

Iran threatens rape of Obama daughter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) As Congress debates whether to support President Obama's call for a limited strike against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons, Iran is vowing to more…

Asteroid to be named for Trayvon Martin?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Arizona Daily Sun) Albert Einstein. George Takei. Jerry Garcia. All of those men and many others have had an asteroid named after them. And if William Lowell Putnam more…

U.S. may train Syrian rebels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would more…