A woman has been found guilty of disorderly conduct after she refused to let Transportation Security Administration agents pat down her and her teenage daughter. Andrea Abbott has been placed on probation.
I’ve gone through an almost two-year ordeal with the IRS which, I believe, was triggered by my vocal criticism of the Obama Administration. Americans need to hear this story of a small-business owner with an unblemished tax record suddenly facing this kind of harassment, persecution and intimidation.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will likely resign from his position in January 2014, regardless of whether President Barack Obama is re-elected. Reportedly, sources close to him say he will likely step down.
The Union was formed as a confederation of States that joined together voluntarily. It was the States that joined together, not the people.
The Founders saw the States as checks on the Federal government. They understood that the Federal government would attempt to assume more power than it was granted by the Constitution. So the Senate was devised in Article I, Section 3 in such a way as to give the State legislatures Senate-appointing powers. This made the Senators accountable to the States rather than special interests.
BOSTON (UPI) — A Boston transit worker who turned in a lost wallet containing more than $900 said keeping the cash would not have been “the right thing to do.” […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (UPI) — South Carolina lottery officials said a woman with apparent faith in the U.S. Postal Service sent her $100,000 winning ticket to them in the mail. The […]
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (UPI) — An Illinois man the $150,000 in cash he found in his garden last year generated two competing claims for the money. Wayne Sabaj, who discovered the […]
SAN DIEGO (UPI) — A San Diego business group is trying to find out who left a box of cremated remains at a car wash after cleaning out their vehicle. […]
SANTA FE, N.M. (UPI) — Authorities in New Mexico said a man being released from jail allegedly swiped $80 on his way out of the facility and used the cash […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Sales of new single-family homes rose 5.7 percent August to September, the U.S. Commerce Department said Wednesday. Sales rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 389,000 […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. mortgage activity fell last week as long term interest rates were mostly higher, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday. In the week that ended Friday, U.S. […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. retail sales fell 0.7 percent during the week ending Oct. 20, but were 2.9 percent higher than during the same week of 2011, a Washington trade […]
NEW ORLEANS (UPI) — A federal appeals court has ruled Louisiana monks can sell handcrafted coffins, finding that a state regulation aims only to restrict competition. In a unanimous decision […]
CHICAGO (UPI) — Knowing where to go and what to do could be a critical help in finding a job, research from CareerBuilder suggests. “Job creation in the United States […]
TAMPA, Fla. (UPI) — A history of blistering sunburn and having a job in the sunlight was associated with increased risk of skin cancer, U.S. and French researchers found. The […]
CHICAGO (UPI) — Decorative tinted contact lenses are popular on Halloween, but a U.S. optometrist warns improper use without a prescription could cause eye damage. Peter Russo, director of the […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (UPI) — A survey indicates one-third of U.S. parents of young children reported they fear losing jobs or pay when they stay home to care for sick […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (UPI) — Pointing fingers, interrupting and smirking are ill-advised at work, so there is much to learn from political candidates’ body language, a U.S. expert says. Melvin Scales, […]
NEWARK, N.C. (UPI) — College students, who took probiotics had shorter, less severe colds than students who didn’t take the beneficial microorganisms, U.S. researchers found. Registered dietitian Tracey J. Smith, […]
LUND, Sweden (UPI) — Dogs, like humans, are susceptible to contagious yawning, but it develops gradually and puppies younger than 7 months seem immune, Swedish researchers say. Researchers at Lund […]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (UPI) — A recording of brain waves can be used to predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game, researchers at the University of Illinois report. […]
TORONTO (UPI) — A medical journal has castigated a University of Toronto medical researcher for quoting his own previous studies in what it called “self-plagiarism.” Editors at the Neuroscience & […]
RICHMOND, Va. (UPI) — Lawyers for gun-rights advocates challenged a Maryland law Wednesday, arguing gun owners should not have to show a reason for carrying a weapon. The state appealed […]