A father in Ogden, Utah, thought it would be fun to take a bunch of 5-by-4-foot cardboard boxes and build his two kids a fort in the front yard. So he did, and now the city is breathing down his neck.
A Missouri state legislator is seeking support for a bill that would end food stamp recipients’ ability to purchase processed snack foods and sodas, as well as some “luxury” foods, in the Show-Me State.
The EPA appears to be one step closer to gaining micromanagement-level controls over seasonal streams, creeks and ponds on private property.
A Pennsylvania mother of two who didn’t know she was entering a “gotcha” zone when she drove across the New Jersey state line with a handgun in her purse, is clear of all charges following an 18-month legal ordeal.
According to monthly data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. labor force added a slight 126,000 jobs in March, even as the rate of participation in the total labor force fell, once again, to 62.7 percent.
Promising to curb the federal government’s overreaching approach to land management issues may be key to extending Sen. Ted Cruz’s appeal to voters in western states.
Washington, D.C., will stop trying to appeal a court decision that had struck down the city’s unconstitutional ban on the concealed carry of handguns. That’s according to Karl Racine, the attorney general for municipality.
The Treasury Department blogged Wednesday that USASpending.gov has sustained “improvements … in order to make it easier to review existing federal spending data.” Reports say otherwise.
The Tax Foundation offers this handy conceptual statistic every year. And it seems that every year the day that working Americans finally begin to keep what they earn is pushed farther away from Jan. 1 and closer to Christmas.
A fifth-grader who saw a teacher allegedly abusing her fellow students recorded on her cellphone what transpired. The video got the teacher fired. But it got the student suspended.
Hillary Clinton comes off as confused, myopic and downright clueless in a number of email exchanges that have made headlines thanks to recent inquiries from a number of news outlets.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a reporter this week that there isn’t an issue among the agency’s pet policy initiatives that, if left untweaked, would lead to climate catastrophe.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s decision not to seek a sixth term appears to have emboldened critics to speculate on the strange circumstances surrounding the timing of the Nevada Democrat’s so-called “retirement.”
Here’s a sterling example of how incompetence, apathy and greed breed corruption in government: The Pentagon keeps losing track of explosives-detecting gear, and that gear keeps popping up for private sale on eBay.
A reform measure introduced in the North Carolina Legislature could, if passed, establish civilian review boards to oversee complaint cases against municipal police officers.
If it’s true that she’s about as tethered by baggage as a potential presidential candidate can possibly be, then Hillary Clinton’s biggest clunker is her political life partner and husband, Bill.
Before you write a word about Hillary Clinton, you’d better check your sexism. According to one group of loyal fanatics, that essentially means crossing out a big chunk of your general vocabulary.
A pair of senators is leading a bipartisan plan that aims to give a voice to anyone who’s come up against federal regulations that appear to exist only to hamper economic growth and individual freedom.
The IRS released its yearly delinquency report this week, revealing that, by the government’s own calculation, more than 100,000 federal employees did not pay part or all of their federal income taxes last year.
Americans are far more concerned about drinking polluted water than they are about policy initiatives to combat global warming and/or climate change, deforestation and species extinction.
The scandal over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s violation of the White House’s conflict of interest agreement concerning her ties to the Clinton Foundation is trickling upward.
A House bill that would fundamentally disassemble the Patriot Act has begun its course through the House, thanks to a bipartisan duo calling for an end to “dragnet surveillance” in the United States.
The Department of Justice is defending former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against a subpoena request under the Freedom of Information Act for thousands of emails exchanged on her privately owned server.