Ted Cruz goes after the media

Ted Cruz goes after the media

International Business Times

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took the time allotted for his first question in the third GOP debate Wednesday to chastise the American media, calling it biased and saying that it favors Democrats over Republicans. In doing so, Cruz defended his fellow Republicans on the stage that he said were asked unfair questions like…

Santorum proposes fighting global warming by bringing back jobs from China

Santorum proposes fighting global warming by bringing back jobs from China

International Business Times

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says he has done the math when it comes to combating global warming, and the answer is to bring manufacturing jobs from China to American soil. Santorum said during the third Republican debate Wednesday night that Americans have lost two million jobs to trade with China. “Why don’t we — if…

Was Jindal good for Louisiana?

Was Jindal good for Louisiana?

International Business Times

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal defended his state’s budget and economic situation during Wednesday’s “undercard” Republican presidential debate. He told the CNBC moderators that he cut Louisiana’s budget 26 percent, eliminated 30,000 government employees and made it one of the top states for private-sector job growth. It’s not a new refrain: Jindal has begun increasingly referencing his…

Did Bernie Sanders honeymoon in the USSR?

Did Bernie Sanders honeymoon in the USSR?

International Business Times

Rounding out a lengthy response to the question of whether or not he has policy positions that qualify him more to run as a Democrat than as a Republican, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina took shots at the Democratic presidential field Wednesday night during the GOP debate, mocking Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for being a…

Raven-Symoné slammed for comments she made about Spring Valley High School assault

Raven-Symoné slammed for comments she made about Spring Valley High School assault

International Business Times

Raven-Symoné is back in the hot seat after she angered fans with comments she made about Officer Ben Fields violently yanking a female student from her chair at Spring Valley High School. The controversial co-host of ABC’s “The View” admitted that Fields’ actions were “ridiculous,” but said the student shouldn’t have been using her cell phone…

Obama administration warns Texas: Kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid may be illegal

Obama administration warns Texas: Kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid may be illegal

Texas Tribune The Obama administration has warned state officials that pushing Planned Parenthood out of the state’s Medicaid program could put Texas at odds with federal law. Officials with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services contacted the state Medicaid director on Tuesday to give notice that removing Planned Parenthood from the program “may be in

Witnesses say police lying about fatal shooting of Amonderez Green near Ferguson: ‘It was not a suicide’

Witnesses say police lying about fatal shooting of Amonderez Green near Ferguson: ‘It was not a suicide’

Travis Gettys Multiple witnesses are disputing police accounts of the shooting of an 18-year-old man near Ferguson, Missouri — the site of ongoing protests of the fatal police shooting of another black teenager last year. Police in Normandy, which is just south of Ferguson, said in a statement that Amonderez Green shot himself in the

Surgeon Ben Carson and anti-science Mike Huckabee raking in cash by hawking bogus medical ‘cures’

Surgeon Ben Carson and anti-science Mike Huckabee raking in cash by hawking bogus medical ‘cures’

David Ferguson At the Republican primary debate on CNBC Wednesday night, candidate Ben Carson made claims — which were rapidly debunked — that he had no connection to Mannatech, a Christian-run company that sold bogus dietary supplements to the faithful. However, Carson is not the only evangelical Christian in the GOP race making money by

7 schools that shamed and punished girls and children of color with absurd dress code violations

7 schools that shamed and punished girls and children of color with absurd dress code violations

Bethania Palma Markus On Wednesday, a Georgia high school student was sent home for violating the dress code at Beauford High School by wearing a fairly conservative-looking skirt that happened to show her knees. Carey Burgess posted a picture of herself wearing a black-and-white striped sweater and khaki skirt, saying a school staffer embarrassed her when