CBO: Budget deficit to rise to $544 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year's budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely more…

U.S. troops hit Michigan streets as water protests rage

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2850414" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Protesters in Flint, Michigan, demanded the arrest of Gov. Rick Snyder.[/caption] The National Guard sent 70 more troops to deal with a contaminated water more…

State's high court to decide value of dog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AJC) Lola was a little hound of questionable pedigree who slept like a human, her head on the pillow and her body under the covers. She was jealous more…

Oscar diversity flap sparks nasty video tirade

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer 89cvieRU] The controversy over the diversity of the Oscars' nominees – or lack thereof – continues to swirl, with one of Hollywood's notables, Jada Pinkett Smith, calling more…

ISIS slashes terrorists' pay

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2699465" align="aligncenter" width="596"] ISIS terrorists will be seeing a cut in pay.[/caption] The treasury minister for the terror group ISIS, Bayt al-Mal, announced a pay cut for more…

Refugee crisis 'just precursor' to much bigger event

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_2848864" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Klaus Schwab is founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum[/caption] The founder of the World Economic Forum, which will hold its annual more…