Supreme Court Tosses Feds' Tough Emissions Regs
The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Environmental Protection Agency's effort to limit certain power plant emissions -- saying the agency "unreasonably" failed to consider the cost of the regulations.
Dow Plunges Triple Digits On Greek Financial Crisis
U.S. stocks plunged nearly 2 percent or more on Monday with the Dow and S&P 500 wiping out gains for the year on escalating tensions between Greece and its creditors
Powers Give in—No Inspection of Iran’s Nuke Facilities
The P5+1 countries led by the United States under Barack Obama have caved in to Iranian demands and will not insist on inspections of nuclear installations as part of a deal on Iran’s nuclear weapons program
Israel National News
Supremes Strike Again
Supreme Court: States Can't Force Voters To Prove Citizenship
The case, Kobach, et al. v. Election Assistance Commission, et al., was about whether Arizona and Kansas could require voters to prove their citizenship when registering to vote with the so-called “federal form.”
Texas Moves To Rename Schools Named For Confederate Soldiers
Texas public schools are jumping on the bandwagon to shun symbols and dump historical figures that memorialize the Confederate South in a politicized push around the state
University of Texas Students Sign Petition To Remove "Racist' George Washington Statue
Liberals at the University of Texas signed a petition to remove a statue of George Washington and memorials to other founding fathers in another illustration of the politically correct insanity that has emerged in the wake of the Charleston massacre.
Supreme Court Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to block temporarily parts of a strict new Texas abortion law.
GOP Leaders Skip Signing Ceremony After Passing Obamatrade
Obama signed hard-fought trade legislation Monday, thanking Republican leaders who helped get it done and saying the package will “reinforce America’s leadership role in the world.”
Supreme Court Allows Use of Execution Drug
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday against three death row inmates who had sought to bar the use of an execution drug they said risked causing excruciating pain
New York Times
US Navy Weighs Putting Marines On Foreign Warships
The Navy is weighing whether to have Marines hitch a ride on foreign warships, citing a shortage of US vessels due to recent budget cuts — raising bipartisan security concerns about the leverage such a move could give other countries.
Puerto Rico’s Governor Says Island’s Debts Are ‘Not Payable’
Puerto Rico’s governor, saying he needs to pull the island out of a “death spiral,” has concluded that the commonwealth cannot pay its roughly $72 billion in debts, an admission that will probably have wide-reaching financial repercussion
New York Times
Istanbul Police Use Teargas To Break Up Gay Pride Parade
Riot police in Istanbul used teargas and fired rubber pellets to disperse thousands of participants in the city's Gay Pride march after some began chanting slogans against the president
Paul Ryan: ObamaCare Will ‘Collapse Under Its Own Weight’
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Sunday predicted that, now that the Supreme Court upheld Affordable Care Act subsidies, the law will fail by itself.
Illegal Immigrant Sex Offenders Released Into Seattle Neighborhoods
After digging through hundreds of zip codes, KIRO7 found 11 convicted sex offenders in the country illega 7 found 11 convicted sex offenders in the country illegally living across western Washington neighborhoods.
New York Mayor de Blasio Moves To Stop Smokers From Lighting Up In Homes
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is butting in to what city residents do in their homes, by pressing landlords and developers to ban smoking inside apartments
Rich Countries' $100 Billion Promise To Fight Climate Change 'Not Delivered'
Rich countries are very, very far from raising the billions they promised to help poor countries fight climate change, jeopardising the prospects of reaching a global warming deal at Paris, the world’s rising economies warned.
Feds Predict 127,000 More Illegal Aliens This Year
Despite claims the administration was caught off guard, the White House and four Cabinet departments predicted last year's surge of at least 60,000 illegal juveniles over the U.S.-Mexico border and expect it to more than double to 127,000 this year
USA Now Second Largest Spanish Speaking Coumtry
The United States is now the world’s second largest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico, according to a new study published by the prestigious Instituto Cervantes.
Pregnant Student Gives Pro-Lifers 3 Days to Donate $1 Million to Unborn Baby or Else She'll Abort
A website claiming to have been created by a 26-year-old pregnant woman, who intends to have an abortion on July 10, has issued a challenge to pro-life donors, stating that if they want to save her unborn baby's life, they must donate $1 million in three days
Walmart Makes ISIS Cake For Southerner, But Refuses Confederate Flag
Walmart could be in hot water with Southerners after customer Charles Netzhammer posted a video showing evidence that he had been able to get an ISIS cake made while having another refused that presented the Confederate flag
Rise of the Machines
Artificial Intelligence Machine Gets Testy With Programmer
Researchers have shown that machines are inching closer to self-learning, and perhaps even copping a little attitude.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 48%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 48% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 51% disapprove
Bowing To Political Correctness
Confederate Flage Company Says 'No More Confederate Flags'
With a name like Dixie Flags, you might think the San Antonio-based business would be the last place on earth that would banish Confederate flags — you would be wrong
The 9-to-5 Office Workday Is Dying In America
With the rise of flexible working schedules, the freelance economy, and video conferencing, more Americans are getting their jobs done without ever heading into an office, according to new data from the American Time Use Survey
Ben & Jerry's Renames Ice Cream Flavor to Honor Gay Marriage
Friday marked a major milestone for same-sex marriage in the U.S. – and ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's is among those celebrating the landmark Supreme Court decision
Teens Create 'Smart' Condoms That Glow In Dark To Indicate If Person Has STD
Three students from London’s Issac Newton Academy are helping to create a cleaner sexual environment.
Man Shoots Down Neighbor's Drone, Ordered to Pay Damages
On the list of things you probably shouldn't do if you're annoyed at a neighbor, we would probably place "shoot down his drone" somewhere toward the top and "fling a water balloon into his backyard" toward the bottom
Quasi Modo Takes Home First Place In World's Ugliest Dog Contest
Quasi Modo, a 10-year-old mutt whose spinal birth defects left him with a hunchback, is the winner of this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog Contes
Eating 'Healthy' Food May Not Make You Fit
A new study may have some important ramifications for beach season: Just because a food promotes fitness does not make it good for the waistline.
Nature Walks Rejuvenate Brain, Boost Attention, Mood
In the past several months, a bevy of studies have added to a growing literature on the mental and physical benefits of spending time outdoors.
Python Eats Porcupine, Regrets It Later
One of these giant snakes — which kill prey by suffocating it and then consuming it whole — recently dined on a porcupine and didn't live to brag about it