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May 6, 2014

Man Follows Obama’s Daughters in Motorcade; White House Goes on Lockdown After he Drives Onto Restricted Property

Access to the White House complex was halted for about an hour Tuesday after a vehicle followed a motorcade carrying President Barack Obama’s daughters through the gates. Uniformed agents immediately stopped the vehicle after it trailed in behind the motorcade... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Extends Ruling Allowing Religious Groups to Opt Out of Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

The Supreme Court on Friday shielded the Little Sisters of the Poor and other nonprofit religious groups from complying, for now, with the Obama administration’s rule that they provide free contraceptives in the health insurance they offer employees. The justices... Continue Reading →

Study says that Businesses in the U.S. are Collapsing Faster Than They’re Being Created

The American economy is less entrepreneurial now than at any point in the last three decades. That's the conclusion of a new study out from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the rates of new business creation and destruction since 1978.... Continue Reading →

Penn. First-grader Passes Out Grandmother’s Heroin at School

Rather than a bagged lunch, a Pennsylvania first-grader brought bags of heroin into school -- giving some to at least one classmate before teachers caught him with a pocket full of drugs, authorities say. Two days later, the boy's 56-year-old... Continue Reading →

Man Wants to Marry ‘Pornography-Filled Laptop’

A Florida judge has tossed out a bizarre motion from a man who claimed he wanted to marry his "porn filled Apple computer." Marc Sevier attempted to intervene in a same-sex marriage case "on behalf of other minority sexual orientation... Continue Reading →

Teen Left Paralyzed by Drunk Driver in ‘Affluenza’ Case to Receive Nearly $3 Million

According to newly filed court documents, one of the victims injured by a teen in a fatal drunken-driving accident has settled for close to $3 million in cash and other payments. Sergio Molina, 17, was paralyzed when then 16-year-old Ethan Couch's pickup... Continue Reading →

Roland Martin says the Donald Sterling Story Can Prompt a Larger Conversation on Institutional Racism

Roland Martin, host of News One Now, on African American-targeted cable net TV One, as well as a syndicated radio show, says he was not surprised that broadcast as well as cable news outlets went live with last week's press conference... Continue Reading →

Husband and Wife Who Were Both Molested as Children Kill a Sex Offender in S. Carolina and Say it Was ‘the Best Day’ of Their Life

A couple who carried out a plan to kill a registered sex offender and his wife showed little remorse when they were sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, with one shouting: "That's what child molesters get." Initially, Jeremy and Christine... Continue Reading →

More Good News for Coffee-Lovers: It’s Good for Your Eyes

There's another good reason to indulge in your morning ritual: Coffee helps prevent deteriorating eyesight, according to a Cornell University study. Raw coffee is, on average, just 1% caffeine, and it contains 7% to 9% chlorogenic acid, a strong antioxidant that... Continue Reading →

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