Hillary Claims 'Whole World' Is Counting On Her
Talk about raising the stakes: Hillary Clinton says the “whole world” is pulling for her to defeat Donald Trump in November’s election.
DOJ: NC 'Bathroom Bill' Violates Civil Rights Act
U.S. Justice Department officials rebuked North Carolina’s House Bill 2 on Wednesday, telling Gov. Pat McCrory that the law violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act and suggesting that it could jeopardize the state’s federal education funding
Last Man Standing
Trump Pivots To Hillary As Cruz, Kasich Exit GOP Presidential Race
Donald Trump pivoted Wednesday to an expected general election brawl with Hillary Clinton, as he watched the political bramble in his path to the Republican nomination clear away entirely – with last remaining rival John Kasich joining Ted Cruz in suspending his campaign.
Trump: I'd Consider Kasich for VP
"Donald Trump, now the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee, said Wednesday he would consider Ohio Gov. John Kasich as a potential running mate."
Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to USA
The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday.
Times of Israel
Report: Federal Regulations Costing US $1.9 TRILLION Annually
Federal regulations are now costing U.S. taxpayers and businesses $1.9 trillion a year, or $15,000 per household, according to a report released Wednesday which also found thousands of new regulations are in the pipeline
Missouri State Booted Student from Counseling Program Over Christian Beliefs
A lawsuit has been filed in federal court by a former student at Missouri State University who claims he was kicked out of a master’s program in counseling because of his religious beliefs.
Texas Prison Ban on Muslim Inmate Beards, Caps Ruled Illegal
A federal appeals court ruled in favor of a Texas prison inmate Monday, allowing him to wear a beard and a skullcap as required by his religious beliefs.
Newt Gingrich: Trump Could Be ‘The Most Effective Anti-Left Leader in Our Lifetime’
Newt Gingrich went on with Sean Hannity tonight after the Donald Trump’s Indiana blowout and after Ted Cruz suspended his campaign. Newt argued that Donald Trump could be the “the most effective anti-left leader in our lifetime.”
ReportCatholic College Employee Investigated By Police For Saying There Are Only Two Genders
An employee at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has been suspended and is currently being investigated for a “hate crime” by the university’s Bias Incident Response Team and the LAPD for “denying transgenderism” when she stated that there are only two genders
Clinton Campaign Made Payments to Hard Drive and Document Destruction Company
The Hillary Clinton campaign made multiple payments to a company that specializes in hard drive and document destruction, campaign finance records show.
Did You Know?..
Half of Immigrant-Led Households Skirt Rules By Collecting Welfare
Immigrants are supposed to be beneficial to the U.S. — so much so that federal law requires them to prove they won’t end up on the public dole if they are legally admitted. But the realty is shockingly different
Texas Takes Aim At Target Over Transgender Bathrooms
The Lone Star State is coming to the rescue of shoppers confused over whether to leave the seat up or down in Target’s transgender bathrooms.
Principal Bans Girls' Tackle Football Game, Suggests Bobbing for Apples Instead
A tradition for 50 years, the "powder puff" girls tackle football game in Jupiter, Florida, is being canceled for the first time thanks to—what else?—safety concerns
Years Later, Gore Film Alarmingly Inaccurate
It’s been nearly one decade since former Vice President Al Gore released his film “An Inconvenient Truth.” It sent shockwaves through American politics and emboldened environmental activists to push for more regulations on American businesses.
New Obama Wind Farm Rule Would Permit Eagle Slaughter
Under Obama's new plan announced Wednesday, companies could kill or injure up to 4,200 bald eagles a year without penalty -- nearly four times the current limit.
Obama Administration Moves Forward With Stripping Gun Rights Through Social Security
The Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, a move that could affect millions whose monthly disability payments are handled by others.
ICE Gets More Taxpayer Money For Fewer Deportations
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has received more taxpayer money in the last few years despite the fact that the agency has deported 43 percent fewer illegal immigrants from 2012 to 2015.
Scientists Smash Record For Human Embryos Grown In Lab
A human embryo has been grown in a laboratory for twice the length of time than was previously possible in a breakthrough that could “revolutionise” medicine but also raises fresh ethical questions about when life begins.
Going To Pot
600,000 Sign California Initiative To Legalize Pot
Backers of a marijuana legalization initiative said Wednesday they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the November ballot in California.
Cell Phones Linked To 'Slew Of Health Issues' In Kids
For years, we’ve heard of a possible link between cell phone use and cancer. Now, this week, researchers in Baltimore say the evidence is clear, and children are more at risk
Caitlyn Jenner to Pose Naked With Gold Medal for 'Sports Illustrated'
Caitlyn Jenner will appear on a summer cover of Sports Illustrated wearing “nothing but an American flag and her Olympic medal,” a source reveals in the latest issue of Us Weekly
Poll: Donald Trump Leads Hillary 41% To 39%
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters finds Trump with 41% support to Clinton’s 39%. Fifteen percent (15%) prefer some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided.
'Baby Box' For Unwanted Newborns Installed In Indiana
A Safe Haven Baby Box where mothers can drop off unwanted newborns anonymously with emergency help moments away is now available in northeastern Indiana.
Rise of the Machines
Robosurgeon Outperforms Human Doctor
Designed and programmed by Azad Shademan, Peter Kim and their team, the Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot proved even more adept at soft-tissue surgery than experienced human surgeons, at least in this particular test surgery
1 in 3 Antibiotics Prescribed Unnecessary
Nearly a third of antibiotics prescribed in doctors' offices, emergency rooms and hospital-based clinics in the United States are not needed, according to the most in-depth study yet to examine the use and misuse of these life-saving drugs.
Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause Of Death
An analysis, published in the BMJ on Tuesday, shows that "medical errors" in hospitals and other health care facilities are incredibly common and may now be the third leading cause of death in the United States
Fishermen Seek Help Identifying Bizarre Sea Creature
A group of Chinese fisherman are turning to the Internet for help identifying a bizarre sea creature they caught in waters off Zhejiang Province.
The 50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time
Think of the gear you can’t live without: The smartphone you constantly check. The camera that goes with you on every vacation. The TV that serves as a portal to binge-watching and -gaming. Each owes its influence to one model that changed the course of technology for good.
Dogs' Hearts Beat In Sync With Owners
The bond between man and dog is so strong that their hearts beat in sync, a study has found.
Men Catch 180 lb Carp With Dead Friend's Ashes
Two British fishermen honored their late friend by using his remains to reel in a 180-pound Siamese carp while on a trip to Thailand, The Telegraph reports.
Talking Cat Collar 'Translates' Meows Into Human Speech
The Temptations Catterbox contains a microphone, speaker, Bluetooth technology and wifi. It captures the cat's meows and translates them into human speech—words that may or may not actually be what they're trying to say.
Frenchman Flies More Than A Mile On Hoverboard, Breaks World Record
The Guinness World Records reported on its website that 37-year-old Franky Zapata travelled 7,388 feet off the French Atlantic coastal town of Sausset-les-Pins on Saturday at a height of 165 feet above the surface of the water.
Very Strange Stuff
How Doctor Plans To Perform First Human Head Transplant
The projected operation would be a 36-hour, £14m procedure involving at least 150 people, including doctors, nurses, technicians, psychologists and virtual reality engineers