IS Terrorists 'Behead US Journalist In Video'
Horrific video of American freelance photo-journalist James Wright Foley, 40, being beheaded by ISIS in revenge for US airstrikes in Iraq was posted to the internet Tuesday afternoon.
Rick Perry Turns Himself In To Authorities
Even the New York Times editorial board thinks the grand jury indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry is baseless. In an editorial dripping with contempt for their own conclusions, the Times is compelled to confess that there is really no there there
The Other Side
Support Grows For Officer Who Shot Michael Brown
While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager
The Truth Emerges In Ferguson
Original Witnesses' 'Hands Up' Brown Stories Falling Apart
There were three witnesses who said that Brown was fleeing with his “hands up”. All three also had another element of their story in common: they said that Brown was shot from behind, which has now been proved false
Suit: White House Interfering With FOIA Requests
A watchdog group on Monday sued the U.S. government, accusing the Obama White House of interfering in and thwarting the release of public documents under the Freedom of Information Act.
REDSKINS Run Onto Field With Hands Up To 'Honor' Michael Brown
From nearly 1,000 miles away, several Redskins players used the Monday Night Football stage to draw attention to the situation that has been unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri by running onto FedExField with their hands up in the air.
Michael Brown Protesters Show Up At CNN’s Atlanta Headquarters
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the rain outside of CNN headquarters in Atlanta Monday to voice their outrage over the network’s coverage of the Michael Brown shooting.
Making Hay In Ferguson
Jesse Jackson Booed After Fundraising from Podium
According to a Twitter user, Jesse Jackson was booed after he attempted to pass around a donations plate while speaking at a rally in Ferguson, Missouri.
40 FBI Agents Search For ´Civil Rights´ Crimes In Ferguson
The Department of Justice has 40 FBI agents canvassing Ferguson, Missouri to learn whether a white police officer should be charged with a ´civil rights´ crime for shooting an unarmed black teen, the agency confirmed on Tuesday
California Assembly Votes To Change Washington Redskins' Name
California lawmakers voted Monday to urge that the National Football League change its name because it is "believed by some to be a racial slur and to promote discrimination against Native Americans."
Russia Tests Surface-to-Air Missiles
Russia on Tuesday tested surface-to-air missiles during army exercises in the southern Russian province of Astrakhan, a defense ministry spokesman was quoted as saying
Study Finds 25% of Troops Use Food Banks
A new study suggests that 25 percent of troops in active duty, Guard and the Reserve use food banks to provide groceries and meals for themselves or their families
Obama's Focus On Illegals Outrages Black Americans
Many blacks, who twice voted for Obama in record numbers to elect him — and keep him — as the nation's first African-American president, are angry that he has neglected the problems facing inner cities while working on the border crisis
Rob Reiner: Tea Party Should Be 'Eliminated' Like Hamas
Rob Reiner compared the Tea Party to the terrorist group Hamas, because apparently both groups are extreme and cannot be negotiated with, and the only solution is to make them go away or “eliminate” them
Dr. Ben Carson Challenges Al Sharpton to Debate
Conservative commentator Dr. Ben Carson has challenged liberal TV host Al Sharpton to a public debate, with the Ferguson riots as a leading talking point.
Behind Closed Doors, Obama Crafts Executive Actions
Obama’s increasingly expansive appetite for the use of unilateral action on issues including immigration, tax policy and gay rights has emboldened activists and businesses to flock to the administration with their policy wish lists
New York Times
Free Lunch For All Students in Milwaukee
MPS announced Monday that the district is offering free breakfasts and lunches to all students, regardless of income level, through a federal program.
Iowa Jails To Start Releasing Illegals
Officials at 22 Iowa county jails are refusing to accept requests from federal immigration authorities to hold people in jail without a court order.
Obama Heads Back To Vacation After Unexplained DC Trip
Obama went back to his vacation on Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday evening following less than 48 hours in Washington, leaving people puzzled over why he came back in the first place.
Smithsonian Adds LGBT History to Museum Collection
Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection
Army Manual Details Preparations For 'Full Scale Riots' In USA
A document released by the U.S. Army details preparations for “full scale riots” within the United States during which troops may be forced to engage in a “lethal response” to deal with unruly crowds of demonstrators.
Bowing To The PC Police
Two Influential TV Announcers Say They Won't Use 'Redskins' Name On NFL Telecasts
Two influential NFL voices - including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game - said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
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. 52% at least somewhat disapprove.
Average Price of Ground Beef Hits All-Time High
The average price for all types of ground beef per pound hit its all-time high -- $3.884 per pound -- in the United States in July, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Microsoft Pulls Windows 8.1 Updates
Many people who downloaded last week’s Windows 8.1 patch have experienced blue screens of death, and looping system restarts. In fact, the problem has been so significant, that Microsoft has pulled the patches from Windows Update.
Mitt Romney: Obama Worse Than Even I Expected
Mitt Romney said Tuesday that the problems inflicted by President Obama’s policies are even worse than he predicted during the 2012 presidential campaign.
Los Angeles Schools Make Discipline Less Harsh
Students at the nation’s second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform to the way school police respond to bad behavior
Solar Plants Scorch Thousands Of Birds From Sky
Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair
Girls Outscore Boys on State Math Tests
Girls in New York City outperformed boys on the state's standardized math tests this year, widening the gap between the genders when it comes to math, new statistics show
New Corvette Will Record Every Move Valet Driver Makes
General Motors is offering next year’s model of the famous sport coupe with a data recorder that captures video, audio and driving data from the vehicle when switched into a special “Valet Mode.”
Los Angeles Times
Dangerous New Drug Looks Like Lip Balm, Packs Big Kick
Drug dealers are peddling a new marijuana product called Wax that looks and feels like lip balm and packs a kick equivalent to smoking 15-20 joints of weed.
36% Of All Americans Have Saved Nothing For Retirement
Over a third of all Americans (36%) have not saved any money for retirement, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report.
Love Thy Neighbour, It's Good For The Heart
"Having good neighbours and feeling connected to others in the local community may help to curb an individual's heart attack risk," said a statement that accompanied a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Fed Report: Cost to Raise Today's Child Nears $250G
A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.
Even Casual Marijuana Use Damages Brain In Young
The results of a small but sobering study released in April by several Boston-based researchers have shed light on the damaging effects of even casual use of the drug among young adults,
Alabama Family Snags 15-Foot Monster Gator
A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.
Man Celebrates 101st Birthday -- At Work!
A 101-year-old man from New Jersey celebrated his birthday with colleagues on Monday after 73 years in the same job.