JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., (UPI) — The U.S. Army soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan villagers in a grisly predawn attack plans to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty, […]
MADISON, Wis. (UPI) — Adults can be trained to be more compassionate, or be more caring for people who are suffering even those they have conflict with, U.S. researchers say. […]
INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — The American College of Sports Medicine has ranked Minneapolis-St. Paul the healthiest, fittest U.S. metropolitan area for the third year in a row. The American Fitness Index […]
DALLAS (UPI) — High levels of air pollution can increase asthma, respiratory infections, lung cancer and even death, and heat makes it worse, a U.S. researcher says. Dr. Jonathan Weissler, […]
CHICAGO (UPI) — Healthcare policies that increase patient engagement in medical decisions may increase the length of hospital stays and costs, U.S. researchers say. Dr. David Meltzer, an associate professor […]
MANSFIELD, Ohio (UPI) — People will lie about their sexual behavior to match perceived cultural expectations about how men or women should act, U.S. researchers say. Study author Terri Fisher, […]
BOLOGNA, Italy (UPI) — The University of Bologna in Italy says it has found what may be the oldest complete scroll of Judaism’s most important text, the Torah. The scroll, […]
EXETER, England (UPI) — A new kind of street lighting being installed on British roads could be causing widespread declines in moths, scientists warn. Brighter white lighting replacing the older […]
MELBOURNE (UPI) — An experiment with ants could help architects design buildings that can be evacuated quickly in emergencies, Australian researchers say. Escape times from office buildings, railway or bus […]
GREENBELT, Md. (UPI) — Astronomers say a NASA space telescope has observed a spinning neutron star suddenly slowing down, offering clues to understanding such extremely dense objects. A neutron star […]
PASADENA, Calif. (UPI) — NASA says data from its Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer has yielded a new, improved family tree for asteroids in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter. […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — The owners of New York’s iconic Empire State Building say they have agreed to combine it with 18 other properties and take the company public. Dealogic, […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Commerce revised its estimate of the first quarter’s economic growth down to 2.4 percent Thursday. In the first of three estimates, the department […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The number of businesses with no paid employees rose 1.7 percent in 2011, gaining in all states except two, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday. The number […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
Jerry Wayne Waller, a 72-year-old who lived in east Fort Worth, Texas, heard his neighbor’s security alarm going off early Tuesday morning. He lived in an area where most people knew their neighbors, as well as others who lived down the street. So he went outside his house to see what was going on.
But the Dallas-Fort Worth police had already arrived to take care of things. They didn’t let Waller leave his own property alive.
Citing insurance regulations and Medicare changes that make it impossible for doctors to give patients the best individual care possible, Michael Ciampi, M.D., of South Portland, Maine, decided to turn to the free market and get back to a patient-first method of medical care.
A high school social studies teacher in Illinois got in hot water with his local school board for… teaching students that they have Constitutional rights. John Dryden, a 20-year veteran teacher at Batavia High School, not far from Chicago, told his class that they could not be forced to answer questions on an in-class survey about emotional and at-risk behavior.
Last week, a Federal court found the Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff’s office guilty of racial profiling in the enforcement of immigration law for singling out Latinos under Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s program of immigration patrols.
In the late 1990s, a group of green-eye-shade types put their heads together to come up with a way not only to protect their fellow citizens from Uncle Sam’s shock troops, but to render the shock troops themselves obsolete. The fruit of their considerable economic IQs is the FairTax.
Douglas Shulman, who served as Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service from 2008 until late 2012, was a tremendously frequent visitor to President Barack Obama’s White House during the time the agency was involved in actively discriminating against Tea Party conservatives.
This Internal Revenue Service scandal must go far deeper than anyone understands at the moment. It must lead directly to the highest echelons of the Barack Obama White House. How do I know? Because the media is no longer defending Obama. Instead, they’ve switched to smearing his victims.
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