Obama: Teach Climate Change In Schools
Saying that children “instinctively” understand the importance of the environment, President Obama said Thursday that climate change should be taught in schools and “weaved” into science and social studies classes
Economy Collapses 0.7% in First Quarter
The GDP decline in the first quarter this year followed a similar decline last year. In fact, since the country pulled out of the Great Recession in 2009, there have been three quarters when GDP has gone negative - all in the first quarter.
Throwing Iraq Under The Bus
White House: US Won't Be 'Responsible' For 'Security Situation' In Iraq
The White House on Thursday, in no uncertain terms, put the onus on the Iraqis to fight and defeat the Islamic State -- even as a new report warned foreign fighters are flocking to the battlefield at a historic and dangerous pace
Memo To Obama:
ISIS 'Rapidly Expanding' In Southeast Asia
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has ramped up its activities in Southeast Asia so effectively that there is now an entire military unit of terrorists recruited from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, according to Singapore's prime minister.
Clinton Foundation Traded Bill’s Presence For $500G Donation
The Clinton camp is hit with yet another bombshell report on the family foundation that claims Bill Clinton agreed to accept a lifetime achievement award at the Happy Hearts Fund only after founder Petra Nemcova, left, offered to make a $500,000 donation.
Dennis Hastert Paid to Hide Sexual Misconduct With Student
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid a man to conceal sexual misconduct while the man was a student at the high school where Hastert taught, a federal law enforcement official told NBC News on Friday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity
Coca Cola Runs Ad Campaign Featuring Gay Family
The ad shows a picture of two men holding a baby, playing with crayons. A bottle of Coca Cola is next to them. Over their heads reads, "We choose happiness ~over~ tradition. -the Van Bergen family."
JP Morgan To Cut More Than 5,000 Jobs
JPMorgan Chase has started job cuts slated to total more than 5,000 by next year as it looks to trim expenses, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing sources.
Baltimore Residents Claim Police Have Deserted Them
Some have compared parts of the city to the Wild West Others have said virtually no police have been on the streets since riots Arrests are down almost 50 per cent on the same time last year
Coulter: America Has Already Taken In One-Fourth Of Mexico's Entire Population!
'My soon-to-be-released book, "Adios, America! The Left's Plan to Turn Our Country into a Third World Hellhole," is jam-packed with facts you didn't already know.'
Federal Reserve: These States Are Stealing From The Poor
A team of researchers at the Federal Reserve are pointing fingers at more than a handful of states they say are actively undermining the government's attempts to curb income inequality
House Bill Would Require Gun Owners To Have Liability Insurance
The Firearm Risk Protection Act, unveiled Friday, would require gun buyers to have liability insurance coverage before being allowed to purchase a weapon, and would impose a fine of $10,000 if an owner is found not to have it
California Carbon Auction Brings In Another $1 Billion
The California Air Resources Board said its latest quarterly auction of carbon credits raised around $1.06 billion, making it one of the largest sales in the program’s two-and-a-half year history.
Lincoln Chafee To Announce Presidential Run On June 3
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee will officially enter the presidential race on June 3, a source with knowledge of his plans told Politico
NASA Supports Replacing American Flag With "Planet Earth" Flag
NASA has been supporting a design that may replace the American flag during space travel. The new flag, called the International Flag of the Planet Earth, is expected to represent Earth as a whole, rather than segment only the United States.
Rule By Sexual Orientation?
Activists: U.S. Must Release All Illegal Immigrants Claiming To Be Gay, Bi, Or Transgender
Homosexual activists are demanding that any illegal immigrant who claims to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or 'queer' (LGBTQ) be set free and allowed to roam the United States, essentially making LGBT illegals a class above the law
'Homeland' Launches Facial Recognition Test Program
For the next three months, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents will test facial recognition technology, but CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave says the trial has some people worried that anonymity could become a thing of the past
Court Nixes Idaho's 20-Week Abortion Ban
A federal appeals court on Friday struck down an Idaho law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ruling the law unconstitutional
Muhammad Cartoon Contest Planned For Phoenix Anti-Islam Rally
An anti-Islam rally in Phoenix on Friday will feature a Muhammad cartoon-drawing contest.
New STD Guidelines Require Porn Actors To Wear Goggles On Set
Porn stars may soon be forced to wear goggles along with condoms as part of a stricter set of rules for adult film sets.
Gay, Lesbian Air Force Academy Graduates Mark A First In 2015
The Air Force Academy class of 2015 is the first to come through four years at the academy with the open acceptance of gays and lesbians in the ranks.
Most Democrats Think Illegal Immigrants Should Vote
Fifty-three percent (53%) of Democrats think tax-paying illegal immigrants should have the right to vote. Twenty-one percent (21%) of Republicans and 30% of voters not affiliated with either major political party agree
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 47%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 47% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 51% disapprove
The Fruits of Liberal Policies
Murder Rate Jumps 15% In NYC
The NYPD has set its sights on dismantling the gangs police say are largely responsible for the shootings and murders in the city.
Neverland Ranch For Sale For $100 Million
The 12,000 square-foot home where Michael Jackson and his numerous exotic animals once lived is now on the market.
California’s Largest Lake Is Slipping Away Amid An Epic Drought
The Salton Sea is the largest lake in California, 360 square miles of unlikely liquid pooled in the middle of the Sonoran Desert. Now the sea is slipping away
Learning By Example
Christian Beheads Jihadist In Syria Revenge Killing
A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Islamic State group (IS) militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists in northeastern Syria, a monitor said on Friday
'Black Lives Matter' Gets Top-Notch Billing In NYT
“Black Lives Matter,” the activist movement that’s swept violent protesters into city streets from St. Louis to Baltimore, has received top billing from one of America’s most influential news outlets, the New York Times Magazine, which calls it the “most formidable” movement to hit the nation in years
Man Takes Bullet To Groin To Prove Strength Of Sports Cup
A Missouri resident claims to have the strongest jockstrap in the world — and he’s willing to take a bullet to prove it.
New York Post
Woman Meets Man Who Got Dead Brother's Face In Transplant
In an emotional get-together, a woman has met for the first time a man who received her late brother's face in a groundbreaking transplant.
Most European Men Descend From A Handful of Bronze Age Forefathers
Geneticists from the University of Leicester have discovered that most European men descend from just a handful of Bronze Age forefathers, due to a 'population explosion' several thousand years ago.
Scientists Find Evidence of 'History's First Murder'
An examination of ancient remains from a cave in Spain turned into an episode of CSI: Middle Pleistocene when scientists found evidence of what they say is the first known murder