New search engine vows to keep data private

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USNEWS) — Privacy-minded Internet users gained a new search option Tuesday with the debut of Private.me. The new service says when you perform a search “all of your more…

Judge blocks Jindal on Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) A Louisiana judge on Tuesday swatted down Gov. Bobby Jindal’s attempt to use his executive authority to repeal the Common Core in his state. Jindal is trying more…

Dating sites match people with dogs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found more…

N. Korea mocks 'hideous lantern jaw' Kerry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- SEOUL, South Korea (AP) –  In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John more…

Feminist demands free tampons for all

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In a scene reminiscent of Sandra Fluke's call for subsidized contraceptives in the United States two years ago, a feminist writer is demanding free tampons for women worldwide. more…

Was Foley's killer released from Gitmo?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="o1bmdxbzrCFEXcjBsg0yfG7K7pVwWdt1" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON POST) The Islamic State militant group claimed Tuesday to have beheaded an American photojournalist in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. A video posted more…

Tea-party favorite defeated in Alaska

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party's more…

U.S. changing no-fly list rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. more…

Cop shot, kids held hostage in Chicago

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGO TRIBUNE) A standoff that began midday Tuesday when a Harvey police officer was shot continues this morning, with two suspects still barricaded inside a home and holding more…