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14 Killed After Second Deadly Blast In The Russian City Of Volgograd

At least 14 people have been killed in an explosion on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd. The blast occurred less than 24 hours after at least 17 people ... Full story

Less Than One In Five Support The War In Afghanistan

A new CNN-ORC International Poll released this morning finds that fewer than one-fifth of Americans support the war in Afghanistan with more than 80% opposing it. Support for ... Full story

Egypt Likely To Change 'Roadmap' For Democracy by Holding Presidential Vote First

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's government is likely to call a presidential election before parliamentary polls, officials said on Monday, rearranging the political timetable in a way that ... Full story

Report On Benghazi Finds No Evidence That Al-Qaeda Was Involved

A bombshell, in-depth report from The New York Times found no evidence that al-Qaeda or any international terrorist groups played any role in the 2012 attack on the U.S. ... Full story

Obamacare Enrollment Has Surged Past 1 Million

More than 1.1 million people enrolled in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act's federal exchange before a Dec. 24 deadline, the White ... Full story

The Turkish Corruption Scandal Involves An Explosive Gas For Gold Deal With Iran

A Turkish corruption scandal has lead to the arrests of dozens of high level officials and powerful private citizens, a routing of the Turkish stock market, and ... Full story

While The Turkish Government Implodes, Prime Minister Erdogan Will Prevail

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan still enjoys the fierce loyalty of pious voters and wealthy elites, which should be enough to keep him in power ... Full story

Desperate Utah Will Ask Supreme Court To Halt Gay Marriages

Utah officials announced Thursday that they will attempt to go to the United States Supreme Court“as soon as possible” to keep a state ban on same-sex marriages ... Full story

NSA Spying Is Lawful 'Counter-Punch' Against Terrorism

A federal district judge dismissed on Friday a lawsuit that challenged the government’s massive domestic spying program, including the systematic collection of data from Americans' ... Full story

China Drops 'Re-Education' Camps, Loosens One-Child Policy

China's top legislative committee on Saturday formally abolished the country's "re-education through labour" camps and approved a loosening of its one-child policy, state media reported.   The ... Full story

Jobless Benefits For 1.3 Million Americans Have Come To An End

More than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend, with ... Full story

January 1 Will Mark A Major Turning Point In America's Drug Culture

DENVER (Reuters) - The world's first state-licensed marijuana retailers, catering toColorado's newly legal recreational market for pot, are stocking their shelves ahead of a New Year's ... Full story

Mayoral Candidate Allegedly Beaten By Two Teenage Girls At Mall Of America

A 63-year-old runner-up for mayor of Minneapolis was allegedly beaten up by two teenage girls at a Mall of America Starbucks this week, CBS Minnesota reports. The ... Full story

Uruguay the Economist's Country Of The Year?

HUMAN life isn’t all bad, but it sometimes feels that way. Good news is no news: the headlines mostly tell of strife and bail-outs, failure ... Full story

George H.W. Bush Participates in Gay Wedding

Former President George H.W. Bush made an appearance this week, serving as witness at a gay wedding. While George H.W. Bush has not been in perfect ... Full story

Sarah Palin: 'Woman Up' and Fight Obamacare

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin sent a strong message to Republicans who are waffling on the defunding of Obamacare: “Woman up.” Mrs. Palin, a tea party ... Full story

Trucker Group Citing Government 'Corruption' Calls to 'Shut Down America'

A new social media rallying call has truckers across America buzzing. Citing government corruption as its main grievance, a Facebook group dubbed "Truckers to Shut Down ... Full story

FBI Barred From Making Benghazi Arrests in Libya

The Libyan government will not allow the FBI into Benghazi to arrest suspects for last year's deadly terror attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission, a ... Full story

House Bill Would Take $3.8 Million Off Food Stamps

House Republicans on Thursday will take up a controversial bill cutting 3.8 million people from food stamp rolls next year by making it tougher for ... Full story

President Obama Speaks Exclusively to George Stephanopoulos

Below is the full interview transcript of George Stephanopoulos’ exclusive interview with President Obama for “This Week,” conducted at the White House on Friday, Sept. ... Full story

The LARGEST Share of Pre-Tax Income Since '27: Top 1% Took Record 19.3% of US Income Last Year

Almost two years to the day that the Occupy Wall Street movement started, a report confirms that the rich are getting even richer.  The top 1 ... Full story

The United States Needs to Stay Out of Syria

Should the United States intervene with a military air strike in Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,400 ... Full story

Famed Journalist Daniel Schorr Teaches Lasting Life Lessons

Daniel Schorr taught me everything I know. Well, almost everything. The famous Murrow Boy, who would have turned 97 today, is a Jungian archetype of the ... Full story

U.S. Depleted Uranium as Malicious as Syrian Chemical Weapons

By this time you have likely heard of the atrocity that recently took place in which over 1,000 Syrian civilians reportedly died at the hands ... Full story

U.S. Embassies Close Sunday Due to Security Threats

An unspecified number of U.S. embassies and consulates around the world will be closed on Sunday as a "precautionary step," State Department spokesperson Marie Harf ... Full story

The Failed Amash Amendment and the Shifting Politics of National Security

The House narrowly voted down a measure that would have curbed the NSA's phone-data gathering. The spooks may not be so lucky next time. On Wednesday ... Full story

The Obama Election Campaigner Who 'Received Illicit Messages and Had Phone Sex with Anthony Weiner'

A 23-year-old political activist was last night revealed as the woman allegedly at the center of  Anthony Weiner's latest sexting scandal  - which took place ... Full story

Obamacare Rebates

In a speech at the White House today, President Barack Obama will seek to redirect public attention away from the slow but steady drip of ... Full story

Victoria Nuland Answers Benghazi Questions During Senate Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's choice as chief American envoy for Europe told a Senate panel Thursday that she would make the expansion of trade ... Full story

Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed Until 2015 to Give Democrats Breathing Room Until After 2014 Midterm Elections

A Treasury Department official who declined to be named confirmed to MailOnline on Tuesday that the Obama administration will not begin enforcing employer mandates in ... Full story

Barack Obama and Michelle Make Poignant Pilgrimage to the Island Where South African Leader Was Imprisoned for 18 Years

It was a poignant moment as President Barack Obama and wife Michelle visited a bleak former prison island off the coast of South Africa on ... Full story

Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act

WASHINGTON - In a landmark victory for gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key provision of the federal law that ... Full story

New Jersey Senator 'Courted Married Woman and Took Her on Puerto Rican Vacation'

An explosive new report claims New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez courted a married newspaper publisher and  took her on an exclusive beach vacation to the ... Full story

Obama's Remarks About Catholic Schools Spark New Fight With Church

President Obama’s remarks on Catholic schools during his trip to Northern Ireland this week have sparked an unexpected uproar, with critics accusing him of diminishing ... Full story

Illinois GOP Jim Allen Resigns After Racially Charged Attack on Erika Harold

An Illinois GOP official has resigned from his post after sending a racially charged email attacking a black female congressional candidate. Jim Allen stepped down from ... Full story

Obama Africa Trip May Cost $100 MILLION

President Obama’s upcoming trip to Africa will require extraordinary security measures and will likely cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, according to a confidential ... Full story

White House Lawyer Replacing Retiring CIA Deputy Director

CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell is stepping down and being replaced by White House lawyer Avril Haines, who will be the first woman to hold ... Full story

First Lady Threatens to Leave Fundraiser After Lesbian Protester Heckles Her

First lady Michelle Obama's speech at a Washington D.C. political fundraiser was interrupted by a lesbian protester on Tuesday night, and she threatened to leave ... Full story

Obama Appointees Use Secret Email Accounts

Some of President Barack Obama's political appointees, including the secretary for Health and Human Services, are using secret government email accounts they say are necessary ... Full story

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