The anti-Muslim extremist accused of killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in Norway on July 22 had his first public hearing on Monday. Reporters and spectators, including survivors of the rampage, packed the courtroom to hear Anders Behring Breivik’s first public confession.
Saturday’s CBS/National Journal Republican Presidential primary debate in South Carolina has caused uproar among many Ron Paul supporters. They say the trending mainstream media ignorance of the candidate has become more obvious than ever.
If sunspots are aimed toward Earth excess energy can be poured into the atmosphere causing magnetic storms that create aurorae like the Northern lights. The storms could also have a devastating impact on power grids and disrupt worldwide communication devices.
Senator Rand Paul questioned the American Lung Association’s suggestion that pollution is behind a rise in asthma and said the $5 million in funding it takes from the Environmental Protection Agency each year might be influencing the results of its studies.
Law enforcement officials dealt with two fatal shootings at Occupy camps in separate cities last week. One occurred in Burlington, Vt. The other one was in Oakland, Calif.
On Thursday, the Senate rejected a bill that would repeal the Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules. The measure passed the House in April, but failed in the Senate on a vote of 52-46. It needed 51 votes to pass and was not subject to a filibuster.
If there was any question that candidates in the 2012 GOP Presidential primary field are attempting to co-opt the message of Ron Paul — the man who has been largely ignored by mainstream media despite growing support — Rick Perry answered it during the Wednesday CNBC “Your Money, Your Vote” debate.
Warrantless tracking of Americans by law enforcement officials is a hot topic. This week a Federal government lawyer pled the case of warrantless GPS tracking of Americans’ vehicles to the Supreme Court; and a recent article by The Wall Street Journal says your cell phone may be being tracked.
According to the FBI, its exponential growth since 2001 has rendered its headquarters too small for the agency. The agency is housed in the J. Edgar Hoover Building, which occupies an entire city block on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.
An International Atomic Energy Agency report indicates that Iran has researched the process involved in creating a sophisticated detonation device that would likely be used in a bomb similar to the Fat Man and Little Boy bombs used by the United States against the Japanese in 1945.
A union embrace of Occupy represents the beginning of a change in the approach that teamsters will use in collective bargaining in the future. A memo from the AFL-CIO last week suggests that unions will usurp the message of the 99 percent in future communications with members, employers and voters to further grow the Occupy movement.
Among Democrats, the number of those who described themselves as liberal grew from 35 to 37 percent, a fact researchers attribute to moderates and conservatives who once identified with some Democratic values feeling largely disenfranchised in recent years.
For years, State and local governments have used the Emergency Alert System [EAS] to notify the public of weather and other emergencies on a local scale, but today’s test will represent for the first time the Federal government’s ability to jam all State, local and national airwaves.
Former President Bill Clinton said in an interview published Monday that he believes Republicans are banking on history as the 2012 elections draw near: putting a large part of their electoral focus on the fact that no modern President has been elected to a second term with jobless rates as high as they are now.
A growing trend in law enforcement has police officers wearing on-uniform video cameras to capture encounters with the public from the officer’s point of view. The cameras have already been fully implemented in departments in Cincinnati and Oakland, Calif., as well as Bainbridge Island, Wash., where they were initially tested.
A District of Columbia Federal Court of Appeals upheld President Barack Obama’s healthcare law on Tuesday as Constitutional, setting the stage for a probable Supreme Court fight regarding the law.
A fourth Herman Cain sexual harassment accuser came forth on Monday, detailing an instance during which the GOP candidate tried to grope her in exchange for employment.
Research indicates that between 2002 and 2009, parents of infants became 16 times more likely to ask their pediatrician for drugs, like the acid-reflux drug Prevacid®, to keep their babies from spitting up as often. The drugs have not been approved for infant use, but doctors are increasingly providing prescriptions off-label for them.
The Administration of Barack Obama is facing criticism from two sections of its base over an oil pipeline construction project. Environmentalists say that the practices involved in building the pipeline and extracting the oil will impact global warming. Others, including union officials, say it will create badly needed American jobs.
A U.K. drug company has agreed to pay $3 billion to end U.S. criminal and civil investigations into whether it marketed drugs for unapproved uses and other matters. GlaxoSmithKline PLC was being probed for its sales and marketing practices for drugs including the antidepressants Paxil and Wellbutrin.
With women at the forefront of the abortion debate, the word “choice” may effectively be taken from the left as many of these women demonstrate their choice by example, choosing to have the children and accept difficulties.
A group touting the motto “the time for change has passed” has planned a peaceful protest on Veteran’s Day to demand the resignation of President Barack Obama and various members of his Administration.
Armed citizens willing to protect their property may be what keeps violent, destructive riots like what transpired in England earlier this year from occurring in the United States. When social unrest erupted in England, panicked citizens purchased baseball bats and clubs by the thousands.