On Tuesday, NBC issued a statement that indicated Brian Williams, managing editor and anchor of NBC Nightly News, will be suspended for six months without pay. The suspension results from Brian’s misrepresentation of events dating back to the Iraq War while on Nightly News on Friday, January 30, as well as other occasions. Williams has not been truthful regarding his experience in the field. Critics, however, believe that the six-month suspension is far too lenient.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on February 10 that because the House-passed legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security is “stuck” in the Senate, the only alternative is for the House to amend the bill.

President Obama Wednesday morning asked Congress to authorize the use of ground forces against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

An Iowa widow's bank account was seized by the IRS, which is now also charging her with a misdemeanor, because she deposited her late husband's cash in small increments to avoid bank reporting requirements.

A recent MedicalXpress.com article highlights startling research on the effects of antipsychotic medications: they provoke a “culture of hopelessness” among those who use them. And even as the antipsychotic meds are failing at treating the symptoms for which they are prescribed, individuals taking the medications have adopted an attitude of tolerating them.