The newfound widespread distrust of the mainstream media has led many people to seek out other sources of information. This has led to a rise in the national appetite for alternative media, and the gradual lessening of corporatist and statist control over news and information.
In the aftermath of the Cartegena prostitution scandal, old news is making new headlines. Among other things, it appears Secret Service agents have been involved in sex scandals before.
Bill Warren, the Californian treasure hunter who last year promised to find the body of notorious terrorist Osama bin Laden, told the Spanish newspaper El Mundo that he has found the location where the body was lowered.
Want to report a pesky TSA agent? There’s an app for that. On Monday, an app became available for the iPhone and Android that can be used to send a complaint to the Department of Homeland Security and Transportation Security Administration.
The police chief in Middleborough, Mass., is proposing a $20 fine for every curse word that comes out of a citizen’s mouth when in public. Some of the people in Middleborough are tired of the downtown streets being polluted by potty mouths.
Researchers at Washington State University found that a compound in garlic is 100 times more effective at battling intestinal illnesses than two commonly prescribed antibiotics.
Occupy Wall Street kicked off a planned day of global disruption this morning. In cities throughout the United States and the world, protesters are expected to be out in force. Organizers hope the coordinated events will mark a spring resurgence of the movement after a quiet winter.
In the midst of a failing economy, collapsed housing market and government scandals, President Barack Obama found time to joke about the state of the Nation at the 98th annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.
In a recent opinion piece, David Shipler explains why without the FBI, Americans would see far less terror. According to Shipler, there have been 22 major terror attempts in the years since 9/11. Fourteen of them were facilitated by law enforcement.
Whereas President Barack Obama is taking advantage of every opportunity to present himself as the cool candidate, Mitt Romney’s campaign said the former Governor will not be involved in the celebrity scene. “This election is not going to be about who’s cooler,” said a Romney senior adviser.