Lawmaker rips Defense Secretary for remarks on sexual assault

Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) on Monday ripped Defense Secretary Ash Carter for remarks he gave last week suggesting that putting women in ground combat jobs would make them vulnerable to sexual assault, saying it was the same logic used by the… More >

WATCH: #BaltimoreRiots live updates

Baltimore called in reinforcements after riots that began Saturday night continued to devastate the city. What began as a march over the death of Freddie Gray who passed away from a spinal chord injury while in police custody, rapidly descended into a violent riot. So far, rioters have thrown rocks and bottles at cops, looted […]

Gingrich Is Right: Double Medical Research Budget By Froma Harrop

Newt Gingrich recently recalled the bipartisan deal that doubled the budget for the National Institutes of Health — with fondness. This was about 20 years ago, when Bill Clinton was president, and Republicans under Gingrich had just taken over Congress. Never a member of the Gingrich fan club, I nonetheless join other liberal-minded observers in […]

In U.S., Fewer Non-Homeowners Expect to Buy Home

In the U.S., 41% of non-homeowners do not expect to buy a home in “the foreseeable future,” up from 31% two years ago. Gallup also finds that the homeownership rate in the U.S., at 61%, is the lowest in nearly 15 years. More >

Sunday Smile: Toddler Without Feet Gets A Puppy Without A Paw

Sorry, the smile is a little late tonight. With all the riot coverage, perhaps a toddler and a puppy is good relief… Via USA Today: Lt. Dan might have met a different fate in other circumstances. But his owner, Karen Riddle, knew the white German shepherd puppy born with just one front paw was meant […]

General sees threats to critical satellites

A top Air Force general in an interview broadcast Sunday detailed the threat facing U.S. satellites in the struggle over control of outer space.Gen. John Hyten, who is in charge of the Air Force’s Space Command, revealed little can protect the… More >

US and Iranian ships turn back from Yemen

The U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and an Iranian ship convoy are leaving the waters around Yemen, defusing the threat of a face-off between the two navies.The Pentagon said Friday that the Roosevelt is headed back to the Persian Gulf,… More >

Confidence in Obama's Economic Decisions Rises in U.S.

Half of Americans have confidence in President Barack Obama to do or recommend the right thing for the economy, up from 42% in 2014 and higher than confidence in other leaders. Confidence in GOP leaders in Congress increased most. More >

Clinton Foundation: Not So “Charitable”, Reading A Lot Like Unconstitutional Payola

So the great charity really didn’t have much going to charity. Meanwhile, there are the speaking fees for Bill Clinton from companies and organizations that were also donors. According to the Washington Post, these speeches netted him at least $26 million dollars. Beyond the possible payola, there’s the little problem of it being unconstitutional to […]

A-10 suffers 'catastrophic' engine failure in Iraq

An A-10 deployed in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) suffered a “non-combat” engine failure and had to divert to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq, according to an Air Force report.  The jet’s number-one engine suffered… More >