Jack Kenny

Members of the Guardian newspaper staff may be charged with crimes of terrorism over the British newspaper's handling of secret U.S. National Security Agency documents leaked by computer analyst Edward Snowden, the Reuters news agency reported.

An 11-year-old who was banned from selling mistletoe in a public park in downtown Portland, Oregon now has more orders for packages of the popular holiday plant than she can handle.

On December 4, 1945, the United States Senate passed the United Nations Participation Act, committing the United States to full, active participation in the United Nations.

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to hear an appeal from a Christian college challenging aspects of the health insurance law, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over the bishops' ethical guidelines for Catholic hospitals, the Associated Press reported Monday.

 

Monday, 02 December 2013 00:00

Amazon to Use Drones for Deliveries

The same technology employed by the Pentagon and CIA to deliver bombs to targets in the Middle East will soon be used to deliver purchases to Amazon.com customers once the Internet marketing giant gets clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration, company founder Jeff Bezos said in an interview.

A flurry of bipartisan deals could result in the passage of bills authorizing new spending well in excess of $1 trillion, The Hill reported Sunday.

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 00:00

The Federal Reserve Still Going Wrong at 100

At 100 years old, the Federal Reserve is still fulfilling its intended mission to control the nation’s money supply — empowering big banks at the expense of average Americans.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 00:00

Pakistani Military Unveils Its Own Drones

Following a weekend of protests in Pakistan over U.S. drone strikes, the Kabul government revealed that its military has developed new drones of its own, the Washington Post reported Monday.

Whether Oswald was, in fact, the lone killer of President John F. Kennedy, part of a conspiracy, and/or the fall guy or "patsy" he claimed to be, there remain half a century later a number of unanswered questions that the Warren Commission either ignored or glossed over.