North Carolina’s attorney general said Monday that the state would stop defending its same-sex marriage ban against legal challenges, just hours after a federal appeals court ruled that a similar ban in Virginia is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a "misinformation campaign" against the top American diplomat.
"It's simply not the way partners and allies treat each other," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling's estranged wife in the case that arose after the 80-year-old billionaire was banned by the NBA for making offensive remarks about blacks. Read More →
A suspected child molester from the San Diego area who had been a fugitive for two years was killed in a shootout in New York City on Monday that also left three law enforcement officials wounded, officials said.
The National Review's Eliana Johnson got her hands on a remarkable document: a thorough outline of Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn's (D) campaign plan as it stood at the end of last year. As an entrant into the canon of Documents that Turn the Tide of Political Campaigns, it is a non-starter, full of generally […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is getting updates on the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, an administration official said on Monday, noting U.S. agencies had increased their assistance in the past several weeks.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the U.S. government said on Monday that Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, and urged immediate bilateral talks on the issue.
July 28, 2014 Tell Congress – Obama Must Enforce the Law! Amnesty’s appeal dims each day, as Americans see an out-of-control southern border and witness the hypocrisy of big tech companies demanding more workers. Yet President Obama refuses to back … Continue reading →
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You can understand President Obama's current political problems -- and how those problems could make things very tough for his party in this fall's midterm election -- in a single word. And that word is "competence". Read full article >>
Congratulations ambassador nominees, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) is no longer holding all of your confirmations. But no, that does not mean you’ll be shipping out any sooner.
Cruz’s symbolic hold in protest of the Obama administration’s temporary ban last week on U.S. flights to Israel ended Monday after he had a briefing with Federal Aviation Administration officials. Cruz wanted to know if the...
On July 26, for a magical 12 hours, Hamas and the Israel Defense Forces honored a cease-fire in Gaza. The IDF continued to destroy Hamas military tunnels and found four new shafts during the lull. Yet, according to media reports on both sides, no civilians were killed.
Meet your Un-Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man!A panhandler dressed as the iconic webslinger repeatedly punched a cop in the face during a violent Times Square tussle Saturday afternoon, police said.It had been just another routine day of bedlam at the Crossroads of the World, with crowds of costumed characters shaking down tourists for cash — until Spidey came out swinging in a caught-on-video...
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As long as we're perusing the 2014 Medicare Trustees Report, here's another interesting chart. It shows just how much the Medicare actuaries expect to save thanks to all the cost-reduction measures included in Obamacare. It's a pretty speculative forecast, of course, but their estimate is...
In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin’s, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen.Click to Continue »
Good catch by Dave Weigel from this weekend’s “Romney defeats Obama!” CNN troll poll. One of the mysteries of Election 2016 is whether the Democratic nominee can keep the “Obama coalition” of liberals, young adults, and minorities together. After all, it’s a fact of political life that the Republican nominee will crush the Democrat among...
AUDIT REPORTS by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction identify potentially billions of taxpayer funds wasted in Afghanistan, including donation of planes the government doesn't need or can't use. Report: US loses track of thousands of firearms given to Afghan forcesVIDEO: US weapons reach insurgents
Ukrainian troops recaptured three towns from pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Monday as they advanced toward the Malaysia Airlines crash site, where international investigators have been thwarted from probing the scene of the July 17 disaster, Ukrainian officials said.
The Democrats’ congressional campaign arm pulled in $2.1 million in online donations over the weekend — the best four-day haul of the current election cycle — largely propelled by fundraising pitches tied to speculation that House Republicans could pursue the impeachment of President Obama. Read full article >>
A Bay Area native, Jason Rezaian, who holds dual US-Iranian citizenship, is one of four journalists who were detained last week by the Iranian government in Tehran. The other three people include his wife Yeganeh Salehi, who is also a journalist, and two American freelance photojournalists. Citing the arrest as "the first casualty of the extension to nuclear negotiations," Rezaian's friend...
They've pared it down and reduced the amount of spending in it, and now Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team are barreling ahead with a border crisis bill expected on the House floor Thursday. The bill is expected to call for the National Guard to be sent to the border and change a 2008 law cited as a hinderence to deporting tens of thousands of children who have streamed across the...