A Fitchburg, Mass., woman and her 3-year-old daughter fell victim last week to the product of increasingly militarized and invasive tactics used by police officers throughout the United States. At 6:04 a.m. last Thursday, just before her alarm clock was set to go off, Judy Sanchez was awakened by pounding at the door of her apartment.
Humans may, after all, be responsible for the retreat of glacial ice, though not via global warming.
Newt Gingrich is reportedly contesting the Florida primary results because of a Republican National Committee rule that says there can be no winner-take-all State primaries prior to April 1.
If a flu pandemic were to spread throughout the United States, researchers at the University of Michigan say that masks and hand hygiene — not vaccines — could cut the spread of the illness by up to 75 percent.
Billionaire investor George Soros said something last week that pointed out what many conservatives have been afraid to admit to themselves as the Republican Presidential primary drags on: Mitt Romney and Barack Obama really aren’t that different.
A new report by the Homeland Security-funded National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism (START) details trends in terrorism and other crimes throughout the United States from 1970 to 2008. The report finds that during the 38-year span, about one-third of all terrorist attacks occurred in five metropolitan U.S. counties.
Senator Rand Paul (R.-Ky.) introduced on Tuesday amendments to the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act that the lawmaker says would bring an end to the revolving door between Federal employees and companies seeking Federal loans.
According to fourth quarter financial filings for 2011, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul outraised fellow Republican candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by more than $3 million at the end of last year.
According to The Christian-Science Monitor, the champion of liberty will likely win more delegates to the 2012 GOP convention this week than Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum. In fact, the news outlet says, Paul likely will have more delegates than the two combined.
In 1989, a novel penned by British Indian novelist and essayist Salman Rushdie resulted in Iran’s then-supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s declaration of a fatwa — a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar — calling “good Muslims” to assassinate the author. Now, more than two decades after the novel’s publication, the Islamic community is still up in arms over The Satanic Verses.