Obama to Congress: Close Guantanamo -- or No Defense Bill
Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., has said the White House promised him a plan to close the prison, but has yet to present one. Without that, he has said he wouldn’t be able to find the votes to do what the White House wants.
White House: Obama Preparing More Executive Actions on Gun Control
The White House confirmed that President Obama was preparing a series of executive actions on gun control to match his recent passion on the issue after the latest mass shooting in Oregon.
Hillary: I'm the Most Transparent Person in American History
Hillary Clinton believes she's the most transparent person in American history. The Democratic presidential candidate made the claim in a town hall this morning, hosted by NBC's Today Show
Education or Indoctrination?
School Cancels 'America Day'
Patriotic teenagers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming showed up to class Wednesday waving American flags in defiance of educators who canceled “America Day” over fears it might upset students who don’t consider themselves to be American
ISIS Publishes Address of Navy Seal Who Killed Osama bin Laden
British jihadi asks 'brothers in America' to assassinate Robert O'Neill, the man who fatally shot the al Qaeda terror chief
U.S. Sees Russia Readying Ground Campaign In Syria
The latest U.S. assessment of Moscow's activity in western Syria indicates Russia has moved several ground combat weapons and troops into the area to potentially back up Syrian forces in the field planning to attack anti-regime forces
Immigration To Add 7 People For Every 1 Net U.S. Birth
For every 1 net American born to today’s population—births minus deaths—the federal government will add 7 more people to the country through future immigration.
Utah Congressman Chaffetz Jumps Into Republican Speaker Race
Representative Jason Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Sunday he’ll challenge the current majority leader when the House of Representatives holds leadership elections to replace outgoing Speaker John Boehner
Four California High School Students Arrested for Alleged Mass Shooting Plot
Four students at Summerville High School in Tuolumne, California, were arrested for allegedly plotting a school shooting, the Tuolumne County Sheriff said in a press conference
What 'Religious Freedom'?ACLU Sues Catholic Hospitals for Refusing to Give Abortions
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last week against Trinity Health Corporation, one of the nation’s largest Catholic health care groups, for refusing to provide emergency abortions
Jerry Brown Signs Doctor-Suicide Bill Into Law
Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients who want to hasten their deaths.
Los Angeles Times
3 Scientists Share Nobel Medicine Prize For New Tools To Kill Parasites
Three scientists from Ireland, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering drugs against malaria and other parasitic diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year
Record 63.2 Million Non-English Speaking Residents
More than one in five U.S. residents speak a language other than English at home, a record, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Russia Intensifies Syria Bombing
Russia intensified its bombardment of militant targets in Syria with warplanes flying more than 20 missions, as U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron joined calls for Moscow to change course in an intervention he described as a “grave mistake.”
Pope Says Church Can't Be 'Museum', Must Be Open To Change
Pope Francis told a Roman Catholic meeting on family issues on Monday that the Church should not be a stuffy "museum of memories" but have the courage to change if that was what God wanted
Disney Raises Prices on Disney World and Disneyland Annual Passes
Walt Disney World and Disneyland have revamped their annual and season pass systems, raising prices and making changes. Disney has increased prices, with the passes including new benefits, such as free parking for annual pass holders
Lesbian Bishop: 'Remove Crosses From Church'
The world’s first lesbian bishop of a mainstream Christian denomination has put forth a call for one of the country’s seaport churches to remove its crosses as to make it less offensive to Muslims
Ten Commandments Monument Removed From Oklahoma Capitol Grounds
Workers began removing a Ten Commandments monument from the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol late Monday in accordance with a court order.
Police Around the Nation Emblazoning 'In God We Trust' on Squad Cars
Law enforcement agencies in the South and Midwest are adding "In God We Trust" to their vehicles, drawing attacks from watchdog groups who argue that the move violates the separation of church and state.
Bill Clinton White House Suppressed Evidence of Iran’s Terrorism
Bill Clinton’s administration gathered enough evidence to send a top-secret communique accusing Iran of facilitating the deadly 1996 Khobar Towers terrorist bombing, but suppressed that information from the American public and some elements of U.S. intelligence for fear it would lead to an outcry for reprisal
Poll: Carson, Trump Tied In Pennsylvania
Carson and Trump each receive 18 percent support from registered Republicans in the Keystone State, according to the Mercyhurst University Center for Applied Politics poll on Monday.
Dunkin' Donuts Franchisee Closing 100 Stores
Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain, announced Thursday that one of its franchisees it will be shutting 100 stores across the country in the next 15 months
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 46%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 46% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 53% disapprove
Donald Trump: 99% of the People Would Be in Jail for What Hillary Did
Democrat Privilege– Hillary Clinton went on the Today Show this morning to discuss her mysterious private home server. Meanwhile – Donald Trump retweeted this out on Sunday – 99% of people would be in jail for what Hillary did
More Elite Idiocy
Paris Fashion Week: Models Wear Each Other
An American designer's fashion show featuring women wearing their fellow models like backpacks has put it in the running for the title of most bizarre ever.
Memo To Mickey
Low Levels of Face-to-Face Social Contact 'Can Double Depression Risk'
Researchers find people who meet friends and family at least three times a week far less like to have depression than those who have only 'virtual contact'
Woman Sits Dead At McDonalds -- For 24 Hours!
Police are trying to confirm the identity of a homeless woman who was found dead in a 24-hour McDonald’s outlet at a public housing estate in Kowloon Bay yesterday morning.
Memo To Couch Potatos
'Exercise In A Bottle' May Soon Be Reality
Australian experts have carried out 'breakthrough' research which they say could pave the way for drugs to mimic the benefits of exercise in the body to be created.
Reptile Store Owner Crushed By Python
The owner of a reptile store on Monmouth Street in Newport appears to be recovering after officers pried off a 20-foot python that was wrapped around his head, neck and torso, crushing him on Monday....