'Homeland' Lose Track of 6,000 Foreigners on Student Visas
The Department of Homeland Security has lost track of more than 6,000 foreign nationals who entered the United States on student visas, overstayed their welcome, and essentially vanished
CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak 'Spiraling Out Of Control'
The director for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says that the Ebola outbreak is going to get worse.
Memo to Obama:
Second American Journalist Beheaded
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) reportedly release video showing beheading of US hostage, Steven Sotloff
White Marine Attacked Outside Mississippi Restaurant by Black Mob
A 32-year-old Marine was beaten by a group of men outside of a Mississippi restaurant after he was warned it wasn't safe for white people in the wake of the Michael Brown killing in Missouri
New York Daily
Obama: ‘Revving’ Economy Calls For Higher Wages
President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance
Obama Was Briefed For More Than A Year On ISIS As Serious Threat
A former Pentagon official confirms to Fox News that detailed and specific intelligence about the rise of ISIS was included in the PDB, or the President’s Daily Brief, for at least a year before the group took large swaths of territory beginning in June
I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks, Vladimir Putin Warns European Leaders
Vladimir Putin has boasted to European leaders that his forces could sweep into Kiev in two weeks if he wanted.
Medicare May Begin Covering 'End-Of-Life Discussions'
The issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on Medicare as early as next year.
New York Times
Email Reveals Lois Lerner Ignored Political Expenditures By Unions
The official at the center of the Internal Revenue Service tea party scandal once dismissed complaints that labor unions were not reporting millions of dollars in political activities on their tax forms
Now Even One Of The Most Democratic States Is Turning On Obama
A Field Poll released on Tuesday showed President Barack Obama's approval rating had dropped to a record low in the staunchly blue state of California.
The 'Myth Of Arctic Meltdown'
Seven years after Algore's apocalyptic warning, The Mail reveals that, far from vanishing, the Arctic ice cap has expanded for the second year in succession – with a surge, depending on how you measure it, of between 43 and 63 per cent since 2012.
Trolling For 'Victims'
Nancy Pelosi Says American Women Always Victims: 'Starved,' 'Force-Fed'
For House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the “war on women” and victimhood are always in style when election season rolls around.
Fast Food Workers Plan Civil Disobedience
McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry’s workers.
Coachella Valley High Drops Mascot That Offended Arab Americans
This proposed mascot logo for the Coachella Valley High School "Arab" has been approved by the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. It may replace an image that some Arab Americans found offensive
Los Angeles Times
USA Hikes Fee To Renounce Citizenship -- By 422%!
Over the last two years, the U.S. has had a spike in expatriations. It isn’t exactly Ellis Island in reverse, but it’s more than a dribble
Foreign Ownership of U.S. Government Debt Passes $6 Trillion
For the first time in the nation’s history, foreign interests now own more than $6 trillion in U.S. government debt, according to the most recent Treasury Department report on major foreign holders of the debt
FBI Produces 'News' Radio Program
It turns out this isn’t a news report at all. And the “news anchor” is actually a public affairs specialist.
Carmaker To Install Sensors To Measure Eye Movement
General Motors, the largest US auto manufacturer by sales, is preparing to launch the world’s first mass-produced cars with eye- and head-tracking technology that can tell whether drivers are distracted,
After Reaching $433,000, Donations For Ferguson Cop Halt Mysteriously
After raising more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., two online donation pages appear to have been shut down by their organizers without explanation this weekend
Los Angeles Times
Pizza Chain Sued Over Healthcare For Gay Couples
A former trainee manager at Little Caesars pizza in California sued the company for discrimination on Wednesday, accusing the Detroit-based chain of denying employees health insurance benefits for their legally wed same-sex spouses
POLL: 95% of BBC Viewers Think Multiculturalism Has Failed
A whopping 95 percent of respondents to a BBC straw poll have said that they think multiculturalism in Britain is a failure. The poll was taken yesterday morning during the BBC’s Saturday Morning Live show
City Spent $7G Defending Mayor's $37.50 Fine
The city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 elections fine leveled on the mayor.
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. 52% at least somewhat disapprove.
Japan Unveils Fastest 2-legged Robot in World.
A research team at the University of Tokyo has unveiled one of the fastest two-legged robots in the world that can reach speeds up to 4.2 kilometers per hour (2.6 mph).
Wall Street Journal
Companies Marketing Cellphones For 5-Year-Olds
Some carriers, like Sprint with its “WeGo” device, are marketing cell phones to kids as young as five: “It’s not uncommon to see, really, 2 and 3-year-olds becoming quite fluent with using a touch tablet or a touch device,”
Government vs People
Hong Kong Braces For Protests As China Rules Out Full Democracy
Pro-democracy activists vowed on Sunday to bring Hong Kong's financial hub to a standstill after China's parliament rejected their demands for the right to freely choose the former British colony's next leader in 2017
This Is How ISIS Is Building An Airforce
The Islamic State is nothing if not ambitious. Despite no record of current 'airplane' assets in their annual reports, ISIS has begun detaining and forcing Syrian pilots to train militant fighters to fly stolen aircraft.
Virtual Reality to Put Readers INTO News Stories
News events across from distant countries can feel so far away, it is difficult to grasp their importance. But that may change as journalists create reports with virtual reality, so that viewers feel as if they are witnesses to the unfolding action.
Study Claims Marijuana Reshapes Brain Of Users
Researchers used an MRI machine and the brains of 40 people between the ages of 18 and 25. They claim that the more marijuana a person smokes, the more those two neural regions get "damaged."
Obama to Limit Campaigning to 'States Where He's Still Popular'
A Friday afternoon dispatch at the Politico from Carrie Budoff Brown and Jennifer Epstein tells us that "The White House is putting the finishing touches on a post-Labor Day schedule that will send the president to states where he’s still popular."
Modern Day Serfdom
California Drivers Brace For Costly New Gas Tax
Californians already pay the nation's second highest gas tax at 68 cents a gallon -- and now it will go up again in January to pay for a first-in-the-nation climate change law
Adolf Hitler's Birthplace To Be Holocaust Museum
The birthplace of Adolf Hitler will be turned into a Holocaust museum under a plan approved by Austria's government and the owner of the building in a move aimed at ridding the structure of its creepy allure to neo-Nazis
The 12 Worst Shows on Cable News
Last week we made a few cable news PR flacks happy and listed what we consider the 12 best shows on cable news. And now comes the time to dispose of that good will
Man Who Tried To Shut Down a Kid’s Lemonade Stand Is Now Under Investigation
A Florida man who became an Internet villain after his quest to shut down a child’s lemonade stand went viral is now under investigation for potentially running an unlicensed home business
Album Sales In America Just Hit An All-Time Low
U.S. album sales hit 3.97-million last week, the smallest weekly total for album sales since Nielsen SoundScan first began tracking data in 1991
First Robot Astronaut 'Lonely' In Space
Scientists in Japan find that Kirobo the first robot astronaut is 'lonely' after his astronaut companion returned to Earth - See more at: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/first-robot-astronaut-lonely-in-space-30546878.html#sthash.ttnhMbEE.dpuf
Ants Overwhelm State
Argentine ants, Linepithema humile, are on the march in drought-stricken California, and they're invading Bay Area homes in droves
San Francisco Chronicle