Amid the stench of virtually non-stop scandals and even being in criminal contempt of Congress due to the ongoing Fast and Furious cover-up, Obama’s disgraced Attorney General Eric Holder plans to resign as soon as a replacement is found. The White House announced the deeply controversial figure’s resignation on Thursday after resisting years of public and congressional pressure on the issue. For some critics, though, resigning is not enough — they say Holder ought to be prosecuted and jailed for a wide range of serious crimes. Former Justice Department officials and analysts, meanwhile, said repairing the damage Holder has done would be a Herculean but crucial task for his successor.

There's an epidemic in America. No, it isn't an enterovirus or Ebola, but a crime wave — one being ignored by the authorities and the media.

While the Ray Rice domestic-violence incident has evoked calls for action to stamp out violence against women, research shows that this might not address even half the domestic-violence problem.

 

The armored truck that protects the Pumpkin Festival in Keene, New Hampshire, will remain, even after the town's politicians were heaped with scorn over obtaining it.

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted on Thursday of 11 counts of fraud and conspiracy.