SAN FRANCISCO, (UPI) — Google interrupted its I/O developer conference in San Francisco so four skydivers with wingsuits and parachutes could show off the “Project Glass” eyewear. The “augmented reality” […]
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., (UPI) — A Tennessee couple who found a bag containing more than $12,000 on top of a convenience store trash can said it never crossed their minds to […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — An ex-inmate is suing New York City for $80 million, accusing officers at Rikers Island of forcing him to eat too fast, causing him to need […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama hailed Thursday’s Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, saying it “was good for the American people.” “It is a fundamental principle […]
WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Thursday the federal healthcare law’s individual mandate survives as a tax, handing a huge victory to President Obama. Chief […]
MOSCOW, (UPI) — A report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Russia has the most illegal migrant workers in the world. The OECD’s 2012 International Migration Outlook […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — The U.S. Supreme Court, by a vote of 6-3 Thursday, struck down a law that made it a crime to falsely claim to have won medals for […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — More U.S. cities are growing faster than their suburbs, showing a mind change about city living and the effect of the housing bust, U.S. Census data indicate. […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War has sold for nearly $2.1 million at a New York City […]
HOUSTON, (UPI) — A Houston jury Wednesday sentenced Raul Rodriguez to 40 years in prison for murdering a neighbor in a so-called stand-your-ground shooting in 2010. Rodriguez, 47, was spared […]
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., (UPI) — A New York man rescued a baby whose stroller had fallen from a subway platform to the tracks below just as a train pulled […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, (UPI) — Mandatory evacuations for Colorado’s Waldo Canyon fire were expanded Wednesday as the inferno double in size to more than 15,000 acres. The evacuations were expanded to […]
The Supreme Court issued a ruling on President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act upholding many of the laws central provisions Thursday morning. One of the most important rulings by the Court regarding the Constitutionality of the healthcare overhaul was describing the individual insurance requirement as a tax, rather than a forced purchase.
During the Constitutional Convention, there was much discussion about the chief executive, how much power he should have, how long his term should be and whether there should be more than one. In fact, the lack of a chief executive was considered one of the glaring weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
Save Alexander Hamilton and James Wilson — who advocated for a strong chief executive similar to a monarch — delegates were most concerned that the executive would turn into a virtual king. During the Philadelphia Convention, Charles Pinckney said he was “for a vigorous executive, but was afraid the executive powers of the existing Congress might extend to peace and war, &c.; which would render the executive a monarchy of the worst kind, to wit, an elective one.”
Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul’s mission to conduct a broad audit of the Federal Reserve moved a little closer to fruition on Wednesday. The House oversight committee voted Wednesday to demand a broad audit of the Federal Reserve System.
As part of gay pride month, Oreo released a picture of a rainbow stuffed cookie along with the message “Proudly support love!” on its Facebook page. The move has resulted in “likes” and loathes.
Gun control advocate Representative Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) made a strong case for 2nd Amendment rights on Tuesday; it was, in fact, the same case that gun rights activists have been making for years.
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to split the baby on Arizona’s efforts to do the Federal government’s job, Barack Obama bestowed upon us subjects another reminder of his evolving disregard for not only the law, but the Constitution.
Forget personal accountability. A Federal health advisory panel recommends that those who are overweight should go to counseling. The recommendation states that those wishing to lose weight should be involved in “intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions.”
Chicago is kryptonite to Barack Obama. It is poison to the picture Obama paints of hope and change. The city is in decay and collapsing economically and morally. It’s descending into the violence and poverty of a Third World nation. It’s the story Obama cannot escape. Wayne Allyn Root explains.
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. retail receipts jumped 2 percent week to week, and 2.7 percent from the same week a year earlier, a trade group said Tuesday. The International Council […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Commerce Department said U.S. durable goods orders rose 1.1 percent in May, a gain that exceeded the 0.4 percent rise economists expected. New orders in May […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. mortgage applications fell 7.1 percent in the week ending Friday with interest rates mixed, the Mortgage Bankers Association in Washington said. U.S. mortgage applications rose, while […]