Lawmakers in Tennessee may have run afoul of the Constitution in passing a recent law. The law makes it illegal to “transmit or display an image” online if it is likely to “frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress” to someone — anyone — who views it.
A man in Menominee, Mich. was charged with felony food stamp trafficking last week, after allegedly using food stamps to buy gourmet food, and then selling it to make a profit. Louis Wayne Cuff, 33, allegedly bought $141.78 worth of lobster, steak and Mountain Dew.
Thirty-four U.S. soldiers returning home from the war in Afghanistan were charged $2,800 in baggage fees by Delta. The incident came to the attention of the media when a couple of the soldiers uploaded a video documenting the trouble to YouTube.
Jon Huntsman, the former U.S. Ambassador to China, is different from other Republicans. The former Governor of Utah never criticizes President Barack Obama by name — an odd choice for someone considering a run against the incumbent President in the 2012 election.
For years, Americans have turned to the food pyramid as a tool to learn about the different food groups and serving sizes. Now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has created a simplified icon called MyPlate to help guide individuals on how to put together a balanced meal.
The chairman of the Republican National Committee called for Representative Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) to resign following the lawmaker’s admission that he lied about lewd photos he sent to young women.
As the economy remains stagnant under the watch of President Barack Obama, one of the President’s top economic advisers has decided to retreat to the private sector.
Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal is headed back to court to defend President Barack Obama’s controversial healthcare overhaul. Katyal will be in Atlanta at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to explain why the law is Constitutional.
Recent analysis from USA Today showed that the United States has $61.6 trillion in promises that have not yet been paid for. The news source reports that last year the economy fell apart at a rapid pace under the watch of President Barack Obama, with $5.3 trillion in new obligations added last year alone.
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint press conference to discuss the common issues of their respective administrations. In his opening statements, the President extolled upon the virtues of his close relationship with Merkel.