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Friday, June 14,2013

Why Jeb Bush's 'immigrants are more fertile' is so puzzling

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush turned heads and lit up Twitter this week by stating in a speech to the Faith and Freedom Coalition that "immigrants are more fertile."
Friday, June 14,2013

US to arm Syrian rebels after chemical weapons claim

The United States will begin providing arms to the Syrian rebellion after the U.S. says the current regime used chemical weapons.
Monday, June 3,2013

Supreme Court: DNA swabs allowed upon arrest

The Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement can take DNA swabs from people arrested and charged with a crime, even before they are convicted.
Friday, May 31,2013

FBI still fumbling its story on Tsarnaev's friend's death

It's been over a week, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation still doesn't have its story straight on the death of Ibragim Todashev, the friend of deceased Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Wednesday, May 29,2013

R.I. Gov. Chafee to join Democratic party

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican, has announced he is switching his party affiliation from independent to Democratic, Chafee's office has confirmed.
Wednesday, May 29,2013

In-depth: Reading Michele Bachmann's retirement speech closely

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., formerly a favorite of the tea party before her unsuccessful presidential primary campaign, has released an eight-minute, 40-second video on YouTube announcing her retirement at the end of the current Congressional term.
Tuesday, May 21,2013

IRS whistleblower won't answer questions from Congress

The IRS employee who first informed the media that the tax agency was scrutinizing tea party and conservative groups will not answer questions from a Congressional committee.
Wednesday, May 8,2013

New federal data reveals huge disparities in health costs at different hospitals

The federal government today released a spreadsheet of medical care costs that shows huge disparities in costs, even within the same geographical area.
Monday, May 6,2013

Boston Marathon bombing and terrorism like it is nearly unpreventable

There wasn't much that anybody could have done.
Monday, May 6,2013

Opinion: Time for action, not words, on Guantanamo Bay

The prison at Guantanamo Bay houses 166 prisoners. Of those, 86 have been cleared for release, but the U.S. government has refused to do so. And now, more than 100 are participating in a hunger strike in protest of their treatment.