Alienated from congressional Democrats, President Obama is looking to achieve results through deals with Republicans and through executive orders—which just might be mutually incompatible tactics.
- Oh yeah. Obama wants Internet service to be classified and heavily regulated as a utility. What could go wrong?
- Welcome to the next presidential campaign cycle. Republican and Democratic front-runners Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton are both hitting the trail in search of rubber chicken. And support.
- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) also points out that the war against ISIS lacks congressional authorization and is illegal
- Known for harsh enforcement of drug laws, New York City is poised to turn marijuana possession into a ticketable offense. The cops will find some other reason to lay a beating on you.
- With western sanctions hindering sale of Russian gold abroad, the country's central bank stepped in to bridge the gap.
- You may not have heard much about Ebola recently, but it's still a big concern in Sierra Leone, where religious services are just about the only public gatherings still taking place.
- Convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is suing on First Amendment grounds to overturn a Pennsylvania law specifically targeted at muzzling him. Way to make the guy a martyr, geniuses.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
So far, it's been silence from The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and others.
The Scandinavian country is betting against draconian restrictions and in favor of the free movement of people and goods.
A former staffer says he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
The agency concludes that the possible benefits outweigh the risks.