(MCT) — More Americans than ever live in multigenerational households, and the number of millennials who live with their parents is rising sharply, according to the Pew Research Center. A record 57 million Americans, or 18.1 percent of the population, lived in multigenerational arrangements in 2012, Pew said in a study released Thursday. That’s more […]
The week got off to a heated start, since Attorney General Eric Holder fanned the flames of racial discord in an interview on a Sunday news show. But tempers seemed to cool by today — perhaps because a “polar vortex” brought cooler temperatures nationwide, thus leaving us all a little less hot under the collar.
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds today. Click the links for the full stories.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has made some ridiculous claims about the ongoing border crisis over the past week. On Tuesday, he said he is certain the U.S.-Mexico border is secure. Reid then told fellow lawmakers that illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors did, in fact, come here legally.
In Detroit, violent crimes are on track to decrease for the second consecutive year. And James Craig, the police chief who’s been on the job since last July, credits citizens who are increasingly crime-aware and well-armed with playing a significant role in that continued decline.
Americans are expected to gather at more than 300 locations throughout the United States Friday and Saturday in what organizers are calling “the largest coordinated protest against all forms of amnesty, comprehensive immigration reform, and President Obama’s complete failure to enforce immigration laws and secure our borders.” Via a flyer announcing the event: Our Border […]
In an interview with The Guardian, National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden said that the people tasked with digging through private digital communications data routinely stumble across nude photos and share them with friends. Snowden revealed: You’ve got young enlisted guys, 18 to 22. They’ve suddenly thrust into a position of extraordinary responsibility, where they […]
WASHINGTON (MCT) — The Justice Department has widened its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of political groups to include the disappearance of two years of emails from a top official involved in the controversy. The widening of the investigation was announced as Deputy Attorney General James Cole was about to testify Thursday […]
(MCT) — A Florida judge overturned the state’s ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday, but the order carries weight in only one of the State’s 67 counties, according to court records and the American Civil Liberties Union. In a 14-page ruling, Judge Luis Garcia ordered Monroe County Clerk Amy Heavlin to issue a marriage license […]
How much does it cost you to pay for yourself each day? According to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, it is costing the Federal government anywhere between $250 and $1,000 per day to feed and house each illegal immigrant child whom immigration enforcement agents have picked up inside the Nation’s […]