A Washington state man faces up to one year in prison and a $5,000 fine following his conviction for obstructing a police officer. It all started when he followed the vice president’s advice to fire warning shots into the air.
As part of the EPA’s current push to hand out $15,000 grants, the University of California-Riverside will benefit from government backing to develop a way to reduce emissions from backyard barbecue grills.
A New York mother and her two young children got a lesson in the real-world consequences of inviting the police to participate in the resolving of a family matter.
The EPA awarded a $15,000 grant to the University of Tulsa to help researchers develop a wireless device that would keep track of how much water hotel visitors use.
One candidate’s recent promise not to royally embarrass his would-be constituents sounds like a laser-accurate — if tellingly sad — reading of America’s cultural and political zeitgeist in 2015.
Every year, Al Gore drops by the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, to make a fool of himself in front of hipsters, activists and a sizable jumble of uninterested partiers. This year, the climate change rhetoric got harsh.
The foreign-donor scandal got a fresh dose of ugliness Monday. A report revealed the Clinton Foundation received a massive injection of money from “at least one” Chinese company with very close ties to the Chinese government.
Conservative vultures in Arizona have begun circling over what they hope is the carcass of Sen. John McCain’s political career. McCain appears to be concerned that he might indeed lose his seat.
A Florida drone hobbyist who’s been sharing aerial photos on YouTube got a letter from the FAA last week informing him that he’s been engaging in “commercial” drone photography and must cease — or face punitive fines.
Hillary Clinton’s public comments regarding the State Department email scandal were confusing by design. But thanks to a columnist, we have an idea of the criteria used to decide whether emails were “official” or “personal.”
President Obama’s Twitter account is asking folks to fill out a tournament bracket for the month of March. But it isn’t an NCAA bracket; the focus of this one is political.
On the same day a new federal report projected the U.S. could achieve a 35 percent rate of reliance on wind energy, Secretary of State John Kerry called for eleventh-hour action to move away from fossil fuels.
While that’s a statement that sounds like the protestation of a self-selected libertarian minority, the sentiment is becoming entrenched among the general public.
It’s one thing for a university to sanction one of its fraternities whose members say things that draw negative attention to the school. But it’s another for that same university to expel the students themselves, because students have constitutional rights.
A nonprofit government watchdog has just released a scorecard rating the performance of federal agencies in responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, and nearly half are failing.
Washington, D.C., had such a restrictive concealed carry law that a judge struck it down. Forced to create a new law, the city developed one that was nearly as restrictive. Angry citizens filed suit.
President Obama learned about most of the scandals involving his administration in that most democratic of ways — by watching news of ineptitude and corruption unfold on TV, just like regular folks do.
Under former Secretary Hillary Clinton, who didn’t have or use an official government email, the State Department goaded an employee into resigning from his post in part for using a private email account for official business.
The latest jobs data was met with optimism and enthusiasm by Wall Street and the mainstream media. But a massive chunk of the nation isn’t presently involved in the labor market or in contributing anything to the economy.
The EPA does not treat information requests from conservative groups with the same urgency as those from other groups, and it has lied to a federal judge about how thoroughly it researches its own records when actually dealing with such requests.
In a letter published Tuesday by the Lexington Herald-Leader, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) advised states not to start down a path toward compliance with forthcoming regulations on the energy industry.
Whether Hillary Clinton had multiple reasons, or only one, for sidestepping federal law and substituting it with her own, it’s apparent that control, secrecy and paranoia informed the move.
Alexander and Danielle Meitiv, a self-described “free-range” parenting couple, have been flagged by Maryland officials for “unsubstantiated” child neglect all because they let their children walk home from a park alone.