Reuters Hillary Clinton on Saturday called for looser federal regulations governing marijuana, to boost scientific research on a drug that many tout for relieving pain, among other medical benefits, according to media reports. Speaking at a campaign event in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the Democratic presidential candidate said changing U.S. rules would acknowledge the drugs potential
Reuters Presidential candidate Marco Rubio put more than $7,000 in personal expenses on a Republican Party credit card during a nearly two-year period while he was a Florida state lawmaker, but he reimbursed all the charges, his campaign said. In its latest response to scrutiny over Rubios personal spending, his campaign on Saturday released details
Bethania Palma Markus It may be no surprise that disturbing and extremist views were expressed at the two-day National Religious Liberties Conference, mainly organized by Kevin Swanson, best known for advocating the execution of LGBT people. But of all the unhinged things said at the conference, where GOP presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Louisiana Gov.
Agence France-Presse The United States is adapting its operational posture to counter Russian aggression, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Saturday. We are adapting our operational posture and contingency plans as we on our own and with allies work to deter Russias aggression, and to help reduce the vulnerability of allies and partners, Carter
Another Ben Carson tale implodes: No evidence supports claim he shielded white classmates from 1968 race riot
Bethania Palma Markus Its getting hard to tell whats up and whats down these days with GOP candidate Ben Carson. In recent days, hes come under scrutiny for claims he has made about his past that dont seem to align with reality. Now the Wall Street Journal has gone back to fact check a claim
The Guardian On 1 September, police lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, 52, radioed in to Fox Lake headquarters to say he was pursuing three suspicious individuals on foot. The man many in the town knew as GI Joe was later found dead, from a gunshot wound to the chest, a short distance away from his cruiser.
Reuters The Mormon Church has deemed married same-sex couples to be apostates of the faith and their children ineligible for baptism in a reaffirmation of opposition to gay marriage months after endorsing fair housing and employment on the basis of sexual orientation. The new policy was approved by Mormon leaders the Council of the
Black University of Missouri football players on strike until school president steps down over race issues
The Guardian Black players from the Missouri Tigers football team say they will not participate in team activities until the university president, Tim Wolfe, resigns. There have been several incidents of racial harassment in recent weeks on the college campus and Wolfe has come under criticism for his handling of the situation. In one recent
Bethania Palma Markus Police in Orange County, California, have arrested a Christian youth pastor after several victims have accused him of sexual assault, KTLA reports. Sean Patrick Aday, 38, was arrested and charged with rape, sodomy, penetration with a foreign object and sexual assault, Orange County Sheriffs officials told the station. He was arrested Friday and
Reuters A Canadian Pacific freight train carrying crude oil through Wisconsin derailed on Sunday, knocking 12 cars off the tracks and spilling oil in the states second derailment in two days. No one was injured in the incident in Watertown, about 50 miles (80 km) west of Milwaukee, and workers stopped the leak, which company
David Ferguson Omaha, Nebraska authorities are under scrutiny for the prosecution of a rape case in which an unconscious 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by multiple attackers and photos of the incident were distributed on social media. According to the Omaha World Herald, the Omaha Police Department bungled the investigation into the rape and failed
Massachusetts woman creates and posts sketch of her stalker on Facebook after police prove worthless
Tom Boggioni A Massachusetts woman who has been been dealing with a stalker who has assaulted her three times in the last year has taken matters into her own hands by creating and posting a sketch of her stalker on her Facebook page. In an interview with The Daily Dot, 29-year-old Lyndsey Aho explained that