Filibuster promised for Obama-Boehner budget deal

by Bob Unruh --   [caption id="attachment_2145705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio[/caption] A coalition of what the Associated Press described as "Democrats, Republican defense hawks, and more…

Obama in secret pact with world's largest Muslim country

by Curtis Ellis -- [caption id="attachment_2576745" align="aligncenter" width="620"] President Joko Widodo of Indonesia and Barack Obama of the United States.[/caption] President Obama says the U.S. and the world's largest Muslim country will more…

GOP moves to impeach IRS chief

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_1077205" align="aligncenter" width="596"] IRS Commissioner John Koskinen[/caption] Federal investigators are done with former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, but House Republicans are not finished with the more…

Stocks lower, transports fall more than 2.5%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed mildly lower Tuesday, under some pressure from disappointing data, as investors awaited key earnings reports and Wednesday's Fed statement. "I think there's just more…

Refugee swarm dubbed downfall of EU

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2574835" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A long line of individuals walk across a field in Slovenia into Europe. (Credit: Screen shot from drone photograph, via the Telegraph video)[/caption] A more…

'Titanic' cracker sold for $23,000 at auction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TODAY) Call it the Heart of the Sea Biscuit. Following an auction Saturday, a solitary cracker that survived the sinking of the Titanic sold for nearly $23,000 — more…

Lions vanishing in West Africa

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIME) LAGOS, Nigeria — Lions, that symbol of Africa’s wild beauty, power and freedom, no longer roam in Mali. Or in Ivory Coast or Ghana or war-shattered eastern more…