Washington, D.C.- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the last to name her appointments to the Congressional debt Super Committee, but she has now, and so the whole 12 member roster is out. This is the committee which is tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction measures...
Missouri congressman Todd Akin has stated that in cases of legitimate rape, a woman's body has ways to prevent her from becoming pregnant. The conservative Republican had been asked during a recent interview if he supports abortions for women who have been raped when responding to that question. "It seems to...
In another attack, Anonymous, as part of the relatively new AntiSec movement, has again hacked Arizona police websites culling personal data of several officers and releasing some of it to the public, including things like private emails and PayPal transactions. While law enforcement says these actions are illegal and in...
New York City - Occupy Wall Street, OWS, has seen its numbers grow exponentially, in terms of offshoot supporting groups around the U.S. and the world, the amount of money it is raising, and the varied interest groups now supporting it. Today has seen a large demonstration of the "Occupy" groups...
Disney Cruise Lines has announced they are shifting their operation and moving ships around with Miami to become home port to the Disney Magic and Barcelona Spain to become home port for the Disney Wonder in 2013. Port Canaveral will remain home port with its newest and largest ships, the...
Miami, Fla. - Police and FBI agents have arrested two men trying to sell a stolen Matisse painting worth $3 million. The 1925 painting, “Odalisque in Red Pants" was stolen from a Venezuelan museum and replaced by a forgery and authorities here say the two suspects were trying to sell...
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme court has ruled unanimously that police are required to get a warrant from a judge before they can secretly install and track GPS devices on the vehicle of a suspect ordering that police and the FBI violated the 4th Amendment by attaching a GPS...
The USDA confirmed that roughly 300,000 pounds of beef and chicken are being recalled due to contamination by New Jersey-based Buona Vita and includes ground beef, meatballs, frozen chicken and beef patties and other meat products. Buona Vita described the health risk related to the contamination as "high". The contamination was...
According to a new study published today, cancer is now the leading cause of death for Hispanics in the United States, outpacing heart disease. That trend is expected to eventually become identical for society as a whole also. Heart disease was the number one cause of deaths for Hispanics, Whites,...
June was not a good month for the anemic economy. Only 18,000 net jobs were added to the labor pool, and unemployment inched up to 9.2%. Businesses added 57,000 jobs, but governments nationwide cut 39,000 workers from their payrolls. That means that there are now 14.1 million unemployed Americans...