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Cat Nurses Orphaned Pit Bull Puppy in Ohio

Cat Nurses Orphaned Pit Bull Puppy in Ohio

(AP) CLEVELANDA cat caring for four newborn kittens is nursing an orphaned week-old pit bull puppy in Cleveland. Sharon Harvey of the Cleveland Animal Protective League said Wednesday that Lurlene the cat welcomed Noland the puppy to her “unusual little family.”

IRS draws new criticism over $70M employee bonuses

IRS draws new criticism over $70M employee bonuses

(AP) IRS draws new criticism over $70M employee bonusesBy STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated PressWASHINGTONAlready reeling from a pair of scandals, the Internal Revenue Service is drawing new criticism over plans to hand out millions of dollars in employee bonuses. The Obama administration

King for a Day

King for a Day

In the past few weeks, conservative anxiety over the Schumer-Rubio immigration deal has grown as details of the legislation emerge. Despite assurances from Sen. Marco Rubio and other GOP negotiators that the deal would “fix” illegal immigration by finally providing

House Votes to Cut Food Stamps by $2 Billion

By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated PressWASHINGTONThe House voted on Wednesday to cut food stamps by $2 billion a year as part of a wide-ranging farm bill. The chamber rejected 234-188 a Democratic amendment to the five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm legislation that would

Obama Administration Wants New Regulations on Truckers' Hours

Obama Administration Wants New Regulations on Truckers' Hours

Beginning July 1, the Obama administration’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) wants truckers limited to driving 70 hours a week with mandatory “restart” periods–which would “include the predawn hours of two consecutive days” for rest. Currently, commercial drivers are

FBI: We Use Drones to Monitor Targets in the US

FBI: We Use Drones to Monitor Targets in the US

On Wednesday, FBI Director Robert Mueller told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the agency was already using drones to monitor specific targets inside the United States. “Our footprint is very small,” Mueller said. “We have very few and have limited

Study: 70 Percent of Americans Taking Prescription Drugs

Study: 70 Percent of Americans Taking Prescription Drugs

A shocking new study from the Mayo Clinic suggests that seven in ten Americans are taking at least one prescription drug, and more than one in two takes multiple drugs. Those most common prescription drugs are antibiotics, antidepressants, and painkillers.

Obama: Catholic Schools 'Encourage Division'

Obama: Catholic Schools 'Encourage Division'

President Obama wasn’t kidding in March of 2012 when he told then-Russian president Dmitry Medvedev that he would have “more flexibility” after the election. We got a chilling look at what Obama meant by that during a speech in Northern

Cruz Jokes: Abolish IRS, Send Agents to Southern Border

Cruz Jokes: Abolish IRS, Send Agents to Southern Border

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said the IRS should be abolished and joked IRS agents should be sent to the Southern border to deter illegal immigrants from crossing the border.  Speaking at the “Audit the IRS” rally on Wednesday in Washington,

LA Mayor Villaraigosa Wants to Run for Governor

LA Mayor Villaraigosa Wants to Run for Governor

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who will be leaving office at the end of this month after eight long years of not working for the city, said on Tuesday that he wants to take his talents to Sacramento. “I want

Los Angeles Bans Plastic Bags

Los Angeles Bans Plastic Bags

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles City Council voted 11-1 to fight the scourge of plastic bags at grocery stores. The new plastic bag ban will prohibit stores that sell perishable foods from handing out plastic grocery bags. Paper bags will

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