TOWNHALL.COM: Senator Tom Coburn released the Wastebook 2012 today detailing the 100 most egregious wastes of taxpayer money. The two hundred page report details waste in all manner of federal spending - from multi-billion dollar programs all the way down to a $300 grant to a small-
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says the U.S. ambassador to China last month visited a restive region where ethnic Tibetans have set fire to themselves to protest Chinese rule.
Ambassador Gary Locke met with government officials and residents during a stop in Aba county of the Sichuan
By HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. John Durkin, a New Hampshire Democrat who won his seat in 1975 in one of the closest elections in Senate history, died Tuesday. He was 76.
Barry Conway, commandant of the New Hampshire Veterans Home, said Durkin died at
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Even if you're driving a member of the country's highest court, run afoul of the Philadelphia Parking Authority and you'll find a ticket on your windshield.
Just ask U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
The National Constitution Center reports on its "
NEW YORK (AP) - The police practice known as stop and frisk has been part of the New York Police Department's crime-fighting strategy since the early 1990s, but the number of stops shot up in the last decade. The vast majority of those stopped have been black or Hispanic. A look at the numbers
By ELIZABETH ROBERTSAssociated Press
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Fast-moving Hurricane Rafael was barreling past Bermuda on Tuesday night, driving gusty winds and pelting rain as its center traveled east of the storm-hardened British Atlantic territory.
By 8 p.m. EDT, Rafael was a Category 1
By MATT VOLZAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming girl is a talented photographer and graphic designer who is also a good father to his two young children, his ex-wife said Tuesday.
But the cordial relationship between
By BETH J. HARPAZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Hey mom and dad: Halloween's not really all that scary - except when it comes to traffic safety.
Despite warnings about tainted candy, candle fires and even child abductions, real Halloween headlines are rarely about any of those things.
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court in Washington is considering whether marijuana should be reclassified from its current status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
Last year, the Drug Enforcement Administration rejected a petition by
SPOKANE, Wash. - Joshua Graham, the man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the face appeared in court on Tuesday morning. He entered a not guilty plea on charges of 1st degree assault and 1st degree unlawful possession of a fire arm. His trial is scheduled to being Dec. 10th.