CIA’s Former Top Lawyer Fires Back At Senate Report, Criticizes Feinstein

CIA’s Former Top Lawyer Fires Back At Senate Report, Criticizes Feinstein

By James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The CIA's former top lawyer disputes Senat ...

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CIA’s Former Top Lawyer Fires Back At Senate Report, Criticizes Feinstein

CIA’s Former Top Lawyer Fires Back At Senate Report, Criticizes Feinstein

By James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The CIA’s former top lawyer disputes Senate ...

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Prosecutor Attacks Credibility Of Oscar Pistorius Expert Witness

Prosecutor Attacks Credibility Of Oscar Pistorius Expert Witness

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG — An expert witness called by the defense team of Sou ...

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For Vegetative Patients, A Brain Scan May Detect Hope Of Recovery

For Vegetative Patients, A Brain Scan May Detect Hope Of Recovery

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times In the netherworld that lies between death and full consciousnes ...

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Official Gets Twelve Years In Prison, Must Pay $8.8 Million In Bell, California, Scandal

Official Gets Twelve Years In Prison, Must Pay $8.8 Million In Bell, California, Scandal

By Jeff Gottlieb, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Longtime Bell, California, administrator Robert Ri ...

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Appeals Court Upholds EPA Limits On Air Toxicity

Appeals Court Upholds EPA Limits On Air Toxicity

By Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the ...

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Jordanian Ambassador To Tripoli Is Abducted

Jordanian Ambassador To Tripoli Is Abducted

By Nehal El-Sherif and Taylor Luck, McClatchy Tribune News AMMAN, Jordan — Libyan gunmen seeking the ...

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Man Charged With Capital Murder In Kansas Shooting Rampage

Man Charged With Capital Murder In Kansas Shooting Rampage

By Tony Rizzo, The Kansas City Star OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types o ...

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To Prevent Data Theft, Businesses Race To Adopt New Technology

To Prevent Data Theft, Businesses Race To Adopt New Technology

By Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Recent high-profile data breaches at Targe ...

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Pussy Riot Activists Raise Voices And Issue Call To Action

Pussy Riot Activists Raise Voices And Issue Call To Action

By Steve Appleford, Los Angeles Times SANTA MONICA, CA — Barely three months after their release fro ...

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Pentagon Plans Major Review Of Military Justice System

Pentagon Plans Major Review Of Military Justice System

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Defense Department, under pressure ...

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Louisiana Democrat Highlights Independence From Obama In New Ad

Louisiana Democrat Highlights Independence From Obama In New Ad

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA) of Louisiana assumed the chairm ...

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Suspicious Backpacks Left Near Site Of Boston Marathon Finish Line

Suspicious Backpacks Left Near Site Of Boston Marathon Finish Line

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Not a perfect finish for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bo ...

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Community Holds Rally For School In Wake Of Knife Attack

Community Holds Rally For School In Wake Of Knife Attack

By Lexi Belculfine, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — On Tuesday, Fatima Ahmad returned to ...

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Minnesota Minister Charged With 59 Counts Of Sex Abuse

Minnesota Minister Charged With 59 Counts Of Sex Abuse

By Pam Louwagie, Jenna Ross and Paul Walsh, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) FINLAYSON, Minn. — Lindsay To ...

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Supreme Court To Consider Challenge To Law Barring Campaign Falsehoods

Supreme Court To Consider Challenge To Law Barring Campaign Falsehoods

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider ...

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Law Firm That Cleared Christie In Bridge Scandal Donated To Group He Heads

Law Firm That Cleared Christie In Bridge Scandal Donated To Group He Heads

By Michael Linhorst, Melissa Hayes and Herb Jackson, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. ...

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Afghanistan Official Shot, Another Kidnapped In Kabul

Afghanistan Official Shot, Another Kidnapped In Kabul

By Hashmat Baktash and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan — Two security inciden ...

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Ferry Runs Aground Off South Korea Coast With 477 Aboard

Ferry Runs Aground Off South Korea Coast With 477 Aboard

SEOUL, South Korea — Dozens of ships and aircraft were involved in rescue efforts for 477 people abo ...

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Charter Bus, FedEx Drivers In Fiery Crash Had Clean Driving Records

Charter Bus, FedEx Drivers In Fiery Crash Had Clean Driving Records

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and chart ...

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Firefighters Get Handle On Deadly Chilean Fires

Firefighters Get Handle On Deadly Chilean Fires

By Mauricio Weibel and Juan Garff SANTIAGO, Chile — Most of the fires that have devastated the centr ...

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‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In Sweep That Ensnared California Lawmaker

‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In Sweep That Ensnared California Lawmaker

By Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO — Chinatown figure Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow pleaded ...

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Iraq Empties Abu Ghraib Prison As Jihadists, Troops Clash

Iraq Empties Abu Ghraib Prison As Jihadists, Troops Clash

By Pol O Gradaigh and Kadhem Al-Attabi BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities have closed the notorious Abu Ghr ...

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Guantanamo Judge Investigates Claims Of FBI Misconduct In 9/11 Case

Guantanamo Judge Investigates Claims Of FBI Misconduct In 9/11 Case

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau FORT MEADE, Md. — The military judge in the Sept. 1 ...

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The Liberal Koch? Bloomberg Pledges $50 Million For Gun Reform

The Liberal Koch? Bloomberg Pledges $50 Million For Gun Reform

It's sometimes easy to forget that infamous conservatives like the Koch brothers ...

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5 Elections Obamacare May Help Democrats Win

5 Elections Obamacare May Help Democrats Win

Want to reduce the number of uninsured people in your state three times faster? ...

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Outraised By Grimes, McConnell Rethinks Money-As-Speech

Outraised By Grimes, McConnell Rethinks Money-As-Speech

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) has once again outraised ...

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From Manhattan To Washington, American Indians Get Snookered

From Manhattan To Washington, American Indians Get Snookered

Twenty-four dollars. That, supposedly, was the price Governor Peter Minuit paid ...

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How We Devalued The ‘R-Word’

How We Devalued The ‘R-Word’

At the risk of angering somebody like MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, I sometimes ...

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Today In GOP Outreach: Congressman Tells Black Voter Civil Rights Act May Be Unconstitutional

Today In GOP Outreach: Congressman Tells Black Voter Civil Rights Act May Be Unconstitutional

U.S. Representative Ted Yoho (R-FL) became the latest Republican to spit on his ...

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Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Makes It Illegal To Establish A Minimum Wage

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Makes It Illegal To Establish A Minimum Wage

In a move that fits seamlessly into the GOP's War on the War on Poverty, Oklahom ...

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WATCH: Landrieu Calls Obama ‘Simply Wrong’ In New Ad

WATCH: Landrieu Calls Obama ‘Simply Wrong’ In New Ad

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the natio ...

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First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

After being sued by The Wall Street Journal, the government finally released its ...

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RNC Reaches Out To Women (Again)

RNC Reaches Out To Women (Again)

The Republican Party has a problem with women, and it knows it. President Obama ...

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TurboTax Maker Linked To ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

TurboTax Maker Linked To ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

by Liz Day, ProPublica. Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a s ...

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WATCH: Does John Boehner Have ‘Electile Dysfunction?’

WATCH: Does John Boehner Have ‘Electile Dysfunction?’

Does House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) suffer from "electile dysfunction?" That' ...

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…And This Is The Overkill News Network

…And This Is The Overkill News Network

Enough, already. Please, for the love of Cronkite: Give us a break from the miss ...

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Walmart On Welfare

Walmart On Welfare

Next time you drive past a Walmart, think about how much in taxes you pay to sub ...

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A Program Conservatives Should Love

A Program Conservatives Should Love

WASHINGTON -- We are at a point where we will soon have vicious ideological deba ...

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A Better Path To Prosperity

A Better Path To Prosperity

Washington politicos aren't quite right when they say that federal budget propos ...

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Obama Warns Republicans Suppressing Right To Vote

Obama Warns Republicans Suppressing Right To Vote

New York (AFP) - President Barack Obama warned Friday that Republicans were supp ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Machine Made: Tammany Hall And The Creation Of Modern American Politics’

Weekend Reader: ‘Machine Made: Tammany Hall And The Creation Of Modern American Politics’

Today the Weekend Reader presents Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of ...

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Photo Of The Day — April 12

Photo Of The Day — April 12

The Jefferson Memorial is seen across the Tidal Basin as Washington's famous che ...

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LBJ’s Civil Rights Act Irrevocably Changed U.S. Landscape

LBJ’s Civil Rights Act Irrevocably Changed U.S. Landscape

Last week, President Obama and civil rights luminaries went to the Lyndon B. Joh ...

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Poll Roundup: Shaheen Is In The Driver’s Seat

Poll Roundup: Shaheen Is In The Driver’s Seat

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will eme ...

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America Can Attain Full Employment With A Bold Approach To The Jobs Emergency

America Can Attain Full Employment With A Bold Approach To The Jobs Emergency

A new report from the Rediscovering Government Initiative lays out 15 ways the g ...

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LOL Of The Week: Middle-Class Conservatives Don’t Get That The Joke Is On Them

LOL Of The Week: Middle-Class Conservatives Don’t Get That The Joke Is On Them

Conservative pundits exploded on Thursday when CBS announced that Stephen Colber ...

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WATCH: Clinton Dodges Shoe; Fox News Says Bush Did It Better

WATCH: Clinton Dodges Shoe; Fox News Says Bush Did It Better

Hillary Clinton's speech to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conferen ...

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Latest Signal Not Missing Plane, Australia Says

Latest Signal Not Missing Plane, Australia Says

By Sid Astbury SYDNEY — The latest signal reported in the search for a missing M ...

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This Week In Crazy: ‘Super Gay Male Soldiers’ Are Killing Christians, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: ‘Super Gay Male Soldiers’ Are Killing Christians, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildes ...

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Disgraced GOP Rep. Seeks Counsel From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Gang

Disgraced GOP Rep. Seeks Counsel From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Gang

In his time of trouble, disgraced Rep. Vance McAllister (R-LA) has turned to fel ...

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Report: NDN Shows Decline In Total Number Of Deportations During Obama Administration

Report: NDN Shows Decline In Total Number Of Deportations During Obama Administration

In 2012, a conservative group known as American Principles in Action ran an ad t ...

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What Newly Released Docs Tell Us About The IRS And How It Handles Dark Money Groups

What Newly Released Docs Tell Us About The IRS And How It Handles Dark Money Groups

by Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica. A GOP-led House committee voted W ...

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House Narrowly Passes Ryan Budget

House Narrowly Passes Ryan Budget

The House of Representatives passed Paul Ryan's controversial "Path to Prosperit ...

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