Boehner dodges on immigration

by Garth Kant -- [ooyala code="oyYTRrYzphtTgFxrYJiOuxky0UT9maim"] Pressure from conservative lawmakers has apparently caused House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to reverse course on immigration. Just last week, Boehner said he expected to have an more…

Spy vs. spy: Google challenges U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Google asked the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to ease long-standing gag orders over data requests it makes, arguing that the company has a more…

Black Democrat switches to Republican

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="dmMHRpYzotf5HgWYIKs942K8Qc4QdDJD"] A state senator from Louisiana who recently announced his departure from the Democratic Party to become a Republican says the party of President Obama is one more…

U.S. to begin 'peace talks' with Taliban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The United States will meet the Taliban in Doha for talks aimed at achieving peace inAfghanistan, where the United States has battled the insurgents for 12 more…

Rapper defends trampling American flag

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) LOS ANGELES –  Rap star Lil Wayne was filmed trampling all over the American flag while shooting a new music video for the song “God Bless more…

Should teachers be exempt from taxes?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER) — Legislators rejected a suggestion from the elected state schools chief that the state exempt teachers from personal income taxes. June Atkinson, the state Superintendent of more…

Woman arrested for 'sex with 3 students'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OREGONLIVE) — A Sherwood High School teacher has been arrested and faces sexual abuse charges, stemming from accusations of sexual contact with at least three students. A grand more…