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November 2, 2016, 11:31 AM EDT
More Americans believe the news media poses a greater threat to the outcome of U.S. elections than political party bosses or Russian hackers, according to a recent Suffolk University/USA Today poll.
November 1, 2016, 4:47 PM EDT
“The decline in the presence of fathers in the homes of African American children partially explains the massive 60% decline in African American representation in Major League Baseball over the last 35 years,” according to a new study by the Texas-based Austin Institute for the Study of Family & Culture.
November 1, 2016, 4:20 PM EDT
A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld the 2012 designation of bearded seals as an endangered species because United Nations climate models show that global warming would “almost certainly” destroy their Arctic habitat by 2095.
October 28, 2016, 5:06 PM EDT
Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey said that the nation will be dealing “for decades” with the fallout from FBI Director James Comey’s decision in July not to recommend that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton be prosecuted for her “gross negligence” in keeping top-secret information on a private email server.
October 27, 2016, 2:37 PM EDT
An attorney who represents federal employees and contractors whose national security clearances have either been denied or revoked said that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears to have violated guidelines on the handling of classified information that were established under an executive order signed by her husband, former President Bill Clinton.
October 25, 2016, 3:59 PM EDT
Common Core’s “truncated and errant view of education” is not suitable for the intellectual, spiritual and moral development of children and should not be used in Catholic schools, according to a new report published by the Pioneer Institute and the American Principles Project.
October 24, 2016, 2:29 PM EDT
Lauren Puryear, founder of For The Love of Others. (Facebook)A charity founded by a 29-year-old Northern Virginia woman uses “extreme couponing” to feed the homeless.
October 24, 2016, 1:05 PM EDT
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sunday that the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) is “going according to plan,” and predicted that the terror group “will surely be destroyed.”
October 24, 2016, 4:00 AM EDT
Monday marks the completion of a record-breaking 11 years without a major hurricane striking the U.S. mainland, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
October 19, 2016, 10:40 AM EDT
Sunlight is free, but harnessing solar power to make electricity “remains considerably more expensive when compared to conventional electricity sources such as coal, natural gas, or nuclear,” according to a new study commissioned by the Institute for Energy Research (IER).
October 17, 2016, 4:17 PM EDT
Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) repeated a popular meme from the 1998 sex scandal and impeachment of former President Bill Clinton when she said “Let’s move on” in response to accusations that Donald Trump groped a number of women without their consent.
October 14, 2016, 4:05 PM EDT
Memorial for slain Palm Springs Police Officer Lesley Zerebny. (AP photo) 
October 14, 2016, 3:18 PM EDT
Conservative leaders are calling out NBC for the network's apparent attempt to “time” the release of an 11-year old videotape of a lewd conversation between Donald Trump and former Access Hollywood host Billy Bush in order to inflict maximum damage on Trump’s presidential campaign.
October 14, 2016, 2:34 PM EDT
Conservative leaders are calling out NBC for the network's apparent attempt to “time” the release of an 11-year old videotape of a lewd conversation between Donald Trump and former Access Hollywood host Billy Bush in order to inflict maximum damage on Trump’s presidential campaign.
October 14, 2016, 2:33 PM EDT
 Conservative leaders are calling out NBC for the network's apparent attempt to “time” the release of an 11-year old videotape of a lewd conversation between Donald Trump and former Access Hollywood host Billy Bush in order to inflict maximum damage on Trump’s presidential campaign.
October 13, 2016, 12:59 PM EDT
Three House Republican committee chairmen are demanding that Attorney General Loretta Lynch explain why the Department of Justice (DOJ) ignored a referral by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) and declined to prosecute those involved in the Gold King Mine disaster despite “evidence of criminal wrongdoing by the EPA”.
October 12, 2016, 5:24 PM EDT
Although the Colorado state legislature has rejected physician-assisted suicide two years in a row, Coloradans will be voting on a ballot initiative in November that will determine whether Colorado becomes the sixth state in the U.S. to legalize it. But opponents say that the Colorado End of Life Options Act, or Proposition 106, is deeply flawed and should be rejected by voters as well.
October 10, 2016, 2:16 PM EDT
 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) confessed on Meet the Press on Sunday that “I wanted single payer” after host Chuck Todd pressed her to acknowledge that there are problems with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
October 7, 2016, 4:57 PM EDT
The House of Representatives passed a bill to protect more than 800,000 former members of 17 failed Obamacare CO-OPs from having to pay a penalty for being uninsured when they file their 2016 tax returns.