After Anti-Semitic Remarks, Gun Owners Think it's Time for Aging Rocker to be Booted from NRA Board

by Jen Hayden - The nearly always offense Ted Nugent may have gone a step too far, even for gun lovers. After posting offensive anti-Semitic remarks blaming ...

Trump’s Impeachable Offense

by John Kiriakou - GOP presidential candidates are endorsing torture, again For anyone who cares deeply about being informed, watching Republican presidential debates can feel like ...

Zika: 'Omen' for a Warming Planet?

by Andrea Germanos - Scientists point to links between climate change, Zika outbreak A number of scientists are saying the spread of the Zika virus outbreak, ...

When Government ‘Saves Money’ And Gets ‘Smaller,’ We All Lose

by Dave Johnson - Many say we should “run government like a business” and “save money” by “cutting spending” and “making government smaller.” Does ...

State Bar Will Investigate AG Paxton for Conduct After Marriage Ruling

by Jordan Rudner, The Texas Tribune - The list of investigations into Attorney General Ken Paxton’s conduct just got a little bit longer. The Texas State ...

Sanders' Middle East Policies Under Scrutiny

by Ted Regencia - Vermont senator in the spotlight after becoming the first Jewish candidate to win a US primary in New Hampshire When Israeli Prime ...

Leaked Emails Claim Snyder Administration Withheld Lead Testing Results

by BRYCE COVERT - In emails obtained by The Flint Journal, local health officials in Flint accuse the administration of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder ...

Natural Gas Becomes a Fracking Mess

by Emily Schwartz Greco - The Porter Ranch disaster may erase the industry’s undeserved reputation as a clean energy source Until late last year, Laura Gideon’s ...

After Anti-Semitic Remarks, Gun Owners Think it's Time for Aging

Posted on Feb 141

Trump’s Impeachable Offense

Posted on Feb 142

Zika: 'Omen' for a Warming Planet?

Posted on Feb 143

When Government ‘Saves Money’ And Gets ‘Smaller,’ We All Lose

Posted on Feb 144

State Bar Will Investigate AG Paxton for Conduct After Marriage

Posted on Feb 135

Sanders' Middle East Policies Under Scrutiny

Posted on Feb 136

Leaked Emails Claim Snyder Administration Withheld Lead Testing Results

Posted on Feb 137

Natural Gas Becomes a Fracking Mess

Posted on Feb 138

This Day in History

On This Day, Feb. 14, 1929, The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Four men dressed as police officers enter gangster Bugs Moran’s headquarters on North Clark Street in Chicago, line seven of Moran’s henchmen against a wall, and shoot them to death. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, as it is now called, was the culmination of a gang war between arch rivals Al Capone and Bugs Moran. George “Bugs” Moran was a career criminal who ran the North Side gang in Chicago during the bootlegging era of the 1920s. He fought bitterly with “Scarface” Al Capone for control of smuggling and trafficking operations in the Windy City. Throughout the 1920s, both survived...

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‘Please Pray We Overcome This’: Kanye West Claims He Is ‘$53 Million in Personal Debt’

Kanye West made a reference to being “$53 million dollars in personal debt” on Saturday. West, whose Twitter announcements have made headlines multiple times in recent days, tweeted, “I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt… Please pray we overcome… This is my true heart…”

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‘Silence of the Lambs’ at 25: ‘It Broke All the Rules’

Twenty-five years ago on this coming Valentine’s Day, The Silence of the Lambs opened in movie theaters. An intense, gritty crime odyssey, in which an FBI cadet (Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling) hunts down a serial killer (Ted Levine as Jame “Buffalo Bill” Gumb) with the help of another, more lascivious serial killer (Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter).

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