Calif. Moves to Ban Judges Affiliated With Boy Scouts
California is proposing to ban members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) from serving as judges because the Boy Scouts do not allow gay troop leaders, The Daily Caller has learned
Obama Calls for Highest Sustained Taxation in U.S. History
In the budget proposal he presented to Congress last month, Obama called for what would be the highest level of sustained taxation ever imposed on the American people, according to the analysis published last week by the Congressional Budget Office
Keeping America Safe?
U.S. Releases Another $1 Billion to Iran
The Obama administration unfroze Iranian assets totaling $550 million on April 10 and another $450 million on April 15. The United States has now released $2.55 billion to Iran since February
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Michigan's Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Michigan's controversial ban on affirmative action in public college admissions in a divided opinion released Tuesday morning, preserving a status quo that's contributed to dwindling minority enrollment at the state's flagship colleges
Obama Will Burn More Than 35,000 Gallons of Fuel on Earth Day
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the statistics arm of the Department of Energy, burning each gallon emits 21.1 pounds of carbon dioxide, bringing the president's Earth Day carbon footprint to more than 375.7 tons.
BLM Confirms It Killed Six Of Bundy's Cattle
The Bureau of Land Management is confirming it killed six cattle as part of its standoff against the Bundy Ranch in Bunkersville, NV. “A total of six cattle died or were euthanized,” a BLM official told Breitbart News
The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest
After-tax middle-class incomes in Canada — substantially behind in 2000 — now appear to be higher than in the United States
New York Times
See What They’ll Be Teaching In The Chicago Public Schools
Chicago public schools are set to introduce a new Afro-centric curriculum, according to a closely-guarded copy obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation
Powdered Alcohol is Coming to a Liquor Store Near You
A new product that's somehow been approved by US regulators makes booze as discreet as a packet of sugar. It's called Palcohol, and it transforms a shot of vodka or rum into a pocketable pouch of powder.
School Sued Over 'Under God in Pledge of Allegiance
A national humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district on behalf of a family that believes the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children
NBC Orders Psychological Testing for David Gregory
NBC’s “Meet the Press” has fallen to such ratings lows that network brass ordered psychological research of the host David Gregory and his family, in a bid to make him more likable
New York Post
Lenin's Popularity Highest in Years
Support for the legacy of Bolshevik revolutionary Vladimir Lenin is on the rise, a poll published on the eve of the 144th anniversary of his birth showed
Here's How Much Money Doctors in America Actually Make
Medscape, a subsidiary of the medical information website WebMD, has released its 2014 Physician Compensation Report. The data in the report come from more than 24,000 doctors in 25 specialties, who responded to Medscape's annual survey
Survey: US Gas Prices Jump 9 Cents Per Gallon
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average U.S. price of gasoline has jumped 9 cents a gallon in the past two weeks, bringing the total increase to 40 cents over 10 weeks
San Francisco Chronicle
Obama Plans Clemency For Hundreds of Drug Offenders
The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result in thousands of new applications, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday
Boy Scouts Ban Church That Let Gay Man Lead Troop
The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership
Tax Preparers Paid Bounty For Every Obamacare Sign Up
Tax-preparing companies are getting paid by an Obamacare exchange to enroll people in Obamacare plans, The Daily Caller has learned.
Poll: 77% Believe Jesus Rose From the Dead
With a margin of error +/- 3%, Rasmussen found “Americans’ belief in the divinity of Jesus Christ remains strong.” 86% of American adults believe that Jesus Christ walked the Earth 2,000 years ago, while just seven percent (7%) don’t share this belief.
Lavrov: US Should Face Responsibility for Powers it Installed in Kiev
"Before giving us ultimatums, demanding that we fulfill demands within two or three days with the threat of sanctions, we would urgently call on our American partners to fully accept responsibility for those who they brought to power,”
Kristol, Dershowitz Slam Effort to Rig Electoral College
Conservatives and leading liberals slammed the campaign to effectively end the Electoral College's role in presidential elections, saying that the National Popular Vote Compact Law circumvents the Constitution
The Obamacare Train Wreck Continues
Half of Georgia’s Insurance Enrollees Haven’t Paid Yet
Georgia insurers received more than 220,000 applications for health coverage in the Affordable Care Act’s exchange as of the official federal deadline of March 31 but premiums have been received for only 107,581 of those policies
California City Agrees to End Prayers at Public Meetings
Officials in a California city have agreed to end their practice of presenting prayers at public meetings in order to settle a lawsuit with a local atheist organization.
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. 50% at least somewhat disapprove.
Oklahoma Will Charge Homeowners Who Generate Their Own Power
Under the terms of a recently passed bill, expected to be signed by Governor Mary Fallin, homeowners who install their own private solar or wind turbine energy resources and sell some of the juice back to energy companies will be paying a fee for the privilege.
Over $1 Million Donated to Make Movie About Abortionist Kermit Gosnell
At record-breaking speed, public donations to fund a movie about the nation's worst abortionist, Philadelphia doctor Kermit Gosnell, have reached over $ 1 million, making the project one of the biggest “crowd sourced” movies in history
Life and Death
British Model Plans Abortion So She Can Star on 'Big Brother'
23-year-old Josie Cunningham said producers of the UK version ‘suddenly turned cold’ when they found out she was pregnant — either by a soccer player or one of her clients, as she works as a call girl
New York Daily
Rise of the Robots
Study: Humans Will Compete With Droids For Jobs By 2040
By 2040, cabs will be driven by Google robots, shops will become showrooms for online outlets and call centres will be staffed by intelligent droids. That’s the scenario depicted in recent research
9 Killed, 37 Wounded In Weekend Chicago Shootings
Since Friday evening, at least nine people were shot and killed in Chicago, and at least 36 others were wounded.
Study: Fuels From Corn Waste Not Better Than Gas
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative
Majority of Americans Doubt the Big Bang Theory
In a new national poll on America's scientific acumen, more than half of respondents said they were "not too confident" or "not at all confident" that "the universe began 13.8 billion years ago with a big bang."
Scientists Discover First Case Of Genital Reversal: Female Penis, Male Vagina
Displaying the first examples of animals with reversed genitals, researchers have discovered cave insects in which the females have penis-like genitals and the males have vagina-like organs.
How Cats Drink Milk Without Wetting Their Chins
This latest study shows a cat’s tongue actually performs the equivalent of complex mathematical equations to keep two opposing forces in perfect equilibrium
16-Year-Old Survives 5-Hour Flight in Jet's Wheel Well (San Jose to Maui)
A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen
Average Credit Card Interest Up To Shocking 21%
The average credit card interest rate for people with fair credit has hit a shocking 21 percent, up more than 2 percent from only a year ago, according to industry group CardHub.
New York Post
Students Outline $550B Plan For Colony on Moon
A team of Purdue University students has created a $550 billion plan to colonize the moon as part of a senior design project.
Head Injury Turns 'Ordinary' Guy Into Math Whiz
Padgett’s world is bursting with mathematical patterns. He is one of a few people in the world who can draw approximations of fractals, the repeating geometric patterns that are building blocks of everything in the known universe, by hand.
Inventors Seek Patent For 'Lawn Mower on Steroids'
Two Pennsylvania men are reportedly seeking to patent a machine they claim combines the functions of a lawn mower, an edger and weed whacker.
Ohio Couple Married 70 Years Dies Hours Apart
An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.