Nearly 50 percent of Americans who are in the labor force, but remain unemployed, have abandoned all attempts at finding a job. That’s the conclusion of a new Harris poll of 1,500 unemployed Americans.
A new report from the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Agriculture questions whether a $4 billion program that’s lasted through three decades has accomplished anything — anything at all.
A kid in New Jersey was suspended from school earlier this month after it was discovered he had a foam “bullet” — the kind you shoot out of a Nerf gun — in his pocket.
A federal judge has barred the District of Columbia from going forward with a concealed carry permitting ordinance intended to replace an earlier ordinance that had been declared unconstitutional as well.
The Clinton camp appears to have lied about having only one private email address, an address she used for official government business while heading the State Department in contravention of federal policy.
One of the Obama administration’s many unintentional running gags is the fiasco surrounding the first lady’s efforts to promote child nutrition through a federal school lunch reform program. It hasn’t gone well.
The Supreme Court on Monday sided with taxpayers in a legal battle over some states’ practice of taxing — or allowing their municipalities to tax — residents who earn income (and pay taxes on it) in other states.
Dominique Sharpton, oldest daughter of the famous Al Sharpton, is suing the City of New York for slightly more than her dad reportedly owes in back taxes.
Every month, we see a poll that reflects how Americans view their country’s future. And just about every month, the view gets dimmer and dimmer.
Grizzled TV careerist Geraldo Rivera took to social media to point out a strange inconsistency in workplace ethics at ABC News, one of his many former employers.
Lyndon McLellan is getting his money back. The North Carolina convenience store owner woke up one day to find the IRS had seized his career savings — all $107,000 of it.
Reportedly, ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos donated at least $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation between 2012 and 2014, yet never disclosed the gift to his employer and to his viewers.
A grass-roots offshoot of a progressive, “social changemaker” nonprofit is petitioning newspapers and other media to begin referring to climate change skeptics as “deniers” by default.
A U.S. district judge has reopened a lawsuit abandoned late last year against the State Department, concluding that the Hillary Clinton email scandal provided the plaintiff in the case with “newly discovered evidence.”
America’s millennial generation has a much more favorable view of socialism than its forebears, even as capitalism is declining in esteem among the young.
A Kentucky couple who lives without electricity and running water is fighting to regain custody of their 10 children following an encounter with law enforcement last week.
The Treasury Department has released its listing of people who renounced their U.S. citizenship during the first quarter of 2015, and the numbers are higher than they’ve ever been.
Texas routinely earns the business community’s approval, at least relatively speaking. It seems that every month, some magazine or website is writing about how terrific a place the Lone Star State is for business.
In the immediate aftershock of Thursday’s appeals court ruling against the NSA’s mass data collection program, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) predicted the ruling would withstand further challenges.
A Phoenix-area television news outlet managed to reveal one suburban town’s plan to install license plate reading devices hidden in plain sight along area roadways.
Yet another report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has found incredible abuses within the IRS — this time for allowing nearly 1,000 tax-evading employees to keep their jobs.
A new report gauging how well eighth-graders in the U.S. have learned their history and civics lessons reveals extremely low levels of proficiency across a range of student demographics.
Sen. John McCain’s recent polling doldrums have been well documented. And as 2016 gets nearer, it’s hard to dismiss just how tough it may be for the five-term Arizona lawmaker to earn a sixth trip to Capitol Hill.