Story 1 of 19: obama, foley, president
Obama denounces killing of journalist James Foley Post Politics Post Politics

Obama hails Foley, vows to be ‘vigilant’ and ‘relentless’ in pursuing terrorists

President Barack Obama on Wednesday decried the slaying of U.S journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, saying the entire world was “appalled” as he vowed to protect Americans by…Click to Continue »

8/20/2014 5:59pm · McClatchy DC -- Homepage McClatchy DC -- Homepage
Story 2 of 19: court, supreme, virginia
Supreme Court Tells Virginia to Wait on Gay Marriages The Wire The Wire

Supreme Court puts Virginia same-sex marriage ruling on hold

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stopped Virginia officials from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, putting on hold a lower court ruling that said the unions could start on Thursday. The court stayed a decision by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, which on July 28 agreed with a district judge’s ruling that Virginia’s ban is unconstitutional. The same panel last...

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Story 3 of 19: officer, ferguson, kill
ACLU Demands Removal Of Officer Who Told Protestor: 'I Will Kill You' All TPM News All TPM News

ACLU Demands Removal Of Officer Who Told Protestor: 'I Will Kill You'

The American Civil Liberties Union chapter in Missouri is demanding that the state's highway patrol identify and remove a law enforcement officer who was videotaped telling a protester in Ferguson, Mo., "I will fucking kill you" Tuesday night.  "We are confident that you will agree that law enforcement officers who are unable to maintain a professional demeanor and exercise appropriate...

8/20/2014 7:31pm · All TPM News All TPM News
Story 4 of 19: brown, ferguson, source
'HE WAS BEATEN VERY SEVERELY' Source details attack on Ferguson cop FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

'HE WAS BEATEN VERY SEVERELY' Source details attack on Ferguson cop

THE POLICE OFFICER whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more than a week of often violent demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., suffered severe facial injuries — including an eye-socket fracture — and was nearly beaten unconscious by Brown moments before firing his gun, a source close to the department's top brass told FoxNews.com. Holder arrives in Ferguson | Missouri...

8/20/2014 7:06pm · FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

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Story 5 of 19: mcconnell, obama, shutdown
McConnell Plans for 2015 to Be Even More Confrontational Firedoglake Firedoglake

McConnell floats plan to shut down Obama

(POLITICO) HENDERSON, Ky. — Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration’s policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown. In an extensive interview here, the typically reserved McConnell laid out his clearest thinking yet of how he would lead the Senate if Republicans gain control of the...

8/20/2014 4:45pm · WND WND

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Story 7 of 19: fed, minutes, market
Fed Minutes Show Some Pushing For Rate Hike Sooner Rather Than Later Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

Inside Fed, what to tell markets a nagging question

The Federal Reserve is still months away from ending its controversial purchase of bonds to stimulate the economy, but minutes released Wednesday for the July monetary-policy meeting show growing concern…Click to Continue »

8/20/2014 8:04pm · McClatchy DC -- Homepage McClatchy DC -- Homepage

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Story 9 of 19: perry, rick, felony
Rick Perry pleads not guilty to felony charges Post Politics Post Politics

Rick Perry pleads not guilty to felony charges

Gov. Rick Perry (R) has pleaded not guilty to felony charges that he abused his office and tried to coerce a public official to resign. Perry entered his plea Tuesday as part a waiver of his arraignment, or his right to hear the charges read to him, a spokesman confirmed Wednesday. Read full article >>

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Story 10 of 19: redskins, ditka, mike
Mike Ditka is About to Be Suspended by ESPN Rush Limbaugh - All Content Rush Limbaugh - All Content

Mike Ditka is About to Be Suspended by ESPN

RUSH: Ditka is speaking up for traditionalists who know that when the Redskins were named the Redskins there was no intent whatsoever to insult. This is a manufactured -- a manufactured -- circumstance where supposedly millions and millions and millions and millions of people are all of a sudden offended... He works at ESPN, but I don't know... I mean once this gets out, he's at least gotta be...

8/20/2014 7:58pm · Rush Limbaugh - All Content Rush Limbaugh - All Content

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Story 11 of 19: ebola, virus, tested

Experimental drug shows promise against Ebola's cousin, Marburg virus

An experimental drug designed to halt replication of the deadly Marburg virus -- a relative of Ebola -- has proved effective in monkeys, even after they had been infected for three days, research shows. 

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Story 12 of 19: standards, common, core

GovBeat: Common Core will stand in Louisiana

A Louisiana judge ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s fight to delay Common Core implementation, clearing the way for state schools to move forward with the controversial standards this fall. The judge ruled Tuesday that Jindal’s attempt to unilaterally repeal the educational standards would cause “irreparable harm” to the state’s students and teachers. Read full article >>

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Story 13 of 19: foley, foleys, james
James Foley's Parents Speak Out: 'We Know Jimmy's Free...He's In Heaven' Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

James Foley's Parents Speak Out: 'We Know Jimmy's Free...He's In Heaven'

James Foley's parents spoke to the media on Wednesday about their son, a journalist who was beheaded by members of the militant group Islamic State.   John and Diane Foley appeared outside their home in Rochester, New Hampshire.cThey said they were "so proud" of their son, who had been missing in Syria for nearly two years.  President Obama called the Foleys to express his condolences:  James...

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Story 14 of 19: mcdonnell, maureen, mansion
Bob McDonnell Testifies In His Corruption Trial DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

Bob McDonnell Testifies In His Corruption Trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his public corruption trial Wednesday as his lawyers put on day three of their defense, aimed at proving that he did not give special treatment to a businessman who says he showered the state's onetime first couple with gifts and loans.  Before his testimony began, much of the focus of the trial had been on his wife, Maureen....

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Story 15 of 19: foley, isis, son
'SHOCKS CONSCIENCE' Obama vows ISIS fight; vid of beheading 'authentic' FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

'SHOCKS CONSCIENCE' Obama vows ISIS fight; vid of beheading 'authentic'

Parents of beheaded American journalist recall 'hero' son Britain vows to stop ISIS recruiting as clues emerge on Foley executioner's IDISIS threatens to behead second American journalistTwitter trying to block gruesome images of Foley killing FLASHBACK: Foley discusses Libya kidnapping on O'Reilly VIDEO: Texas family holds out hope for son missing in Syria'HANNITY' EXCLUSIVE:  Cheney...

8/20/2014 7:06pm · FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

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Story 16 of 19: christie, booket, bruce
Endorse This: Chris Christie Does Not Mess Around When It Comes To The Boss The National Memo The National Memo

Endorse This: Chris Christie Does Not Mess Around When It Comes To The Boss

Governor Chris Christie has two well-known personality traits: His hot temper, and his undying love for Bruce Springsteen. At a town hall meeting on Tuesday, he introduced an unfortunate New Jersey woman to both. Click above to see what happened — then share this video! Video via NJ.com Get more to Endorse delivered to your inbox    Close       ...

8/20/2014 5:20pm · The National Memo The National Memo

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Story 17 of 19: president, statement, obama
Fox Guest Host on Obama’s Foley Statement: I Wish He’d Show Enough Respect to ‘Put on a Tie’ Mediaite Mediaite

Greta Van Susteren to President Obama: ‘Put on a tie’

Following President Barack Obama’s statement on the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley by ISIS, FOX News Channel’s Greta Van Susteren took to her website Gretawire to call out the president for his attire, which did not include a tie, during his live remarks. “And by the way, I am all for casual clothes — but he IS the President of the United States and he IS...

8/20/2014 7:04pm · FishbowlDC FishbowlDC

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Story 18 of 19: senate, alaska, republican
Dems Fail in Effort to Tilt Alaska's Republican Primary RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

Dems Fail in Effort to Tilt Alaska's Republican Primary

John Fund, NROThe last major Republican primary in a state with a competitive Senate race this fall is over. Last night in Alaska, the choice of both establishment Republican Karl Rove and the free-market Club for Growth won over a tea-party-backed candidate — but not by much. With that result comes some lessons for the future about Democratic interference in GOP primaries. The race...

8/20/2014 6:49pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 19 of 19: week, players, quarterbacks
Former NFL Referee Says He Deliberately Avoided Redskins Games To Protest Name All TPM News All TPM News

Former NFL Referee Says He Deliberately Avoided Redskins Games To Protest Name

A longtime NFL referee revealed this week that he staged a silent protest against the Washington Redskins' racially charged nickname, deliberately avoiding the team's games for several years. Read More →

8/20/2014 7:09pm · All TPM News All TPM News