For many years, the NRA has raised the specter of 'liberal' government suppression of civil liberties. Since the advent of Obama's administration, this tactic, with the help of a $250 million budget, has been a very effective one..
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While the debate about a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline rocked back-and-forth in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday before failing to pass, the House quietly slipped under the radar, passing a bill that has scientists worried.
President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that he would take executive action to allow millions of undocumented immigrants who meet certain criteria to remain legally — but temporarily — in the United States.
Now that we're done with the 2014 midterms and are looking on to the 2016 presidential election, we see a new news blitz about the cost of college education, led by CNN asking "is college worth it?" Unfortunately, it's the wrong question to ask.
The Nevada lawmaker selected as Assembly speaker candidate by the new Republican majority has a long history of racist and homophobic statements, including calling blacks "simple-minded darkies" and falsely linking homosexuality to child molestation.
A proclamation by governor Jay Nixon authorizes the Missouri National Guard to support police if there is violence when a grand jury decision is announced on whether a white policeman who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager will be charged.
President Obama used social media today to invite Americans to watch his immigration reform announcement Thursday night at 8 p.m. The White House posted a video to its Facebook page giving the public a heads-up on what's coming.
Guns don't kill; people do. However, too many guns, irresponsibly used and in the wrong hands, are injuring and killing too many people. A gun license, like a driver's license, should be a privilege, not a right.
The humpback whale carcass that made news earlier this month when a man thought it would be funny to "surf a whale," is back in the public spotlight again. This time, the focus is on who is responsible for paying for the removal of the carcass.
In light of the latest beheading of an American aid worker being held by the Islamic State terror organization, President Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of how the U.S. responds when our citizens are taken hostage overseas.
The Libyan Supreme Court well over a week ago ruled that the June elections in Libya were unconstitutional and that the House of Representatives now meeting in the eastern Libyan city of Tobruk should be dissolved.
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Outgoing Washington Mayor Vincent Gray is likely to spend his remaining few months in office focused more on his mounting legal troubles, than any lame duck initiatives he may have planned for the city.
Japan's economic performance was hurt by a recent sales tax hike and investment by business declined. The economy shrank by 1.6 percent even though predictions were that there would be growth following a large decline in the previous quarter.