A U.S.congressman should have taken a more sensitive approach when talking about teen suicide to a group of Alaska high school students he was addressing after a classmate recently…
Classic case of an incumbent Congressman whose been in office for decades. They are out of touch. Incumbents also think they can do whatever they want since their jobs are not in jeopardy. Most members of Congress are in for life.
Steve James was impressed by the work ethic of the minimum-wage workers he met while making his documentary, “The Value of Work.” He thinks they deserve better.
Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky leaves the 2000 New York Magazine Awards, Dec. 4, 2000, at Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center in New York. Monica Lewinsky joined Twitter as part of an effort to raise awareness about cyberbullying.
Workers take the least amount of holidays in 40 years.
There’s no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.
Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups.
A former aide to President Ronald Reagan is calling for southern states to secede from the union and form a new conservative nation called “Reagan” where citizens wouldn’t be forced to compromise on “traditional values” like marriage.
Early voting starts Thursday in North Carolina, even as the state has pushed to move early voting sites farther away from college campuses.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 464 IS fighters, 57 other militants and 32 civilians have died.
The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales.
The official who leads the department’s effort to undermine the group’s financial strength says IS also has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings.
David Cohen, the Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, says the group takes in several million dollars a month from wealthy donors, and from extortion rackets and other criminal activities, such as robbing banks.