Gaza Truce Shatters As Deadly Clashes Erupt

Gaza Truce Shatters As Deadly Clashes Erupt

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - A three-day Gaza truce collapsed only hours after it beg ...

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‘Experimental Serum’ Is Offered To U.S. Ebola Patients

‘Experimental Serum’ Is Offered To U.S. Ebola Patients

Washington (AFP) - A U.S. doctor stricken with Ebola in Liberia was offered an experimental serum bu ...

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Argentina Blames U.S. For Debt Woes, Denies Default

Argentina Blames U.S. For Debt Woes, Denies Default

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Argentina blamed the United States for the legal battle that forced it to miss ...

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Set To Take Over U.S. Theaters

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Set To Take Over U.S. Theaters

Los Angeles (AFP) - In the world of superheroes, the ragtag "Guardians of the Galaxy" are a bit less ...

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U.S. Lawmakers Postpone Recess To Deal With Immigration

U.S. Lawmakers Postpone Recess To Deal With Immigration

Washington (AFP) - In a last-ditch effort to schedule a vote dealing with a influx of undocumented C ...

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Kerry Announces 72-Hour Ceasefire In Gaza

Kerry Announces 72-Hour Ceasefire In Gaza

New Delhi (AFP) - Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, U.S. Sec ...

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Gaza Tunnel Network Threat Leaves Israelis Shaken

Gaza Tunnel Network Threat Leaves Israelis Shaken

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times KIBBUTZ EREZ, Israel -- Beneath the wheat and watermelon fields sur ...

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Study Says Early DDT Exposure May Set Up Females For Obesity, Diabetes

Study Says Early DDT Exposure May Set Up Females For Obesity, Diabetes

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times As they reached adulthood, female mice who were exposed in utero ...

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California State Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering Charge

California State Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering Charge

By Jeremy B. White, The Sacramento Bee SAN FRANCISCO -- Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee Thursday ple ...

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State Supreme Court Upholds Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law

State Supreme Court Upholds Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law

By Patrick Marley and Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MADISON, Wisc. -- A divided state ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State’s Domestic Partner Registry

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State’s Domestic Partner Registry

By Dana Ferguson and Jason Stein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MADISON, Wisc. -- The Wisconsin Supreme ...

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Police: Chicago Executive Kills Self After Wounding Firm’s CEO In Loop Shooting

Police: Chicago Executive Kills Self After Wounding Firm’s CEO In Loop Shooting

By Jeremy Gorner, Marwa Eltagouri and Meredith Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO -- An executive of ...

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Worn, Fractured Rail Caused Deadly Md. Derailment, NTSB Determines

Worn, Fractured Rail Caused Deadly Md. Derailment, NTSB Determines

By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE -- A worn and fractured rail along train tracks in hist ...

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Cop Gets Job Back After Blaming Failed Cocaine Test On Sex-Aid Cream

Cop Gets Job Back After Blaming Failed Cocaine Test On Sex-Aid Cream

By David Ovalle, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- After Miami Beach Police Detective Reinaldo Casas tested ...

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Berdych, Raonic Win, Isner Falls At Washington

Berdych, Raonic Win, Isner Falls At Washington

By Jim Slater Washington (AFP) -- Czech top seed Tomas Berdych and Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Rao ...

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Panasonic, Tesla To Build Giant Battery Plant In United States

Panasonic, Tesla To Build Giant Battery Plant In United States

Tokyo (AFP) -- Japanese electronics giant Panasonic and U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors sai ...

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ExxonMobil Profits Up Despite Lower Oil And Gas Output

ExxonMobil Profits Up Despite Lower Oil And Gas Output

New York (AFP) -- U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil Thursday reported higher second-quarter profits despite ...

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George W. Bush Writes Bio Of His U.S. President Dad

George W. Bush Writes Bio Of His U.S. President Dad

Washington (AFP) -- Former U.S. president George W. Bush has written a "personal biography" of his p ...

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U.S. Hopeful, But No Timeline On Gaza Ceasefire: Kerry

U.S. Hopeful, But No Timeline On Gaza Ceasefire: Kerry

New Delhi (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday he remained hopeful for a ceasef ...

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Yosemite Park Fire Threatens Famous Giant Sequoia Trees

Yosemite Park Fire Threatens Famous Giant Sequoia Trees

Los Angeles (AFP) -- A fire raging in California's Yosemite National Park threatens a grove of famou ...

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CIA Improperly Accessed Senate Computers, Agency Finds

CIA Improperly Accessed Senate Computers, Agency Finds

By Jonathan S. Landay and Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- CIA employees impro ...

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Argentina Blames United States, ‘Incompetent’ Judge For Default

Argentina Blames United States, ‘Incompetent’ Judge For Default

By Sonia Avalos Buenos Aires (AFP) -- Argentina blamed the United States Thursday for the legal batt ...

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Peace Corps Withdraws From W. Africa Over Ebola Fears

Peace Corps Withdraws From W. Africa Over Ebola Fears

Washington (AFP) -- The U.S. Peace Corps announced Wednesday it was pulling hundreds of volunteers f ...

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Despite Concerns, United States Restocks Israel With Ammunition

Despite Concerns, United States Restocks Israel With Ammunition

By Jo Biddle Washington (AFP) -- The United States confirmed it had restocked Israel's supplies of a ...

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U.S. House of Representatives Votes To Sue Obama

U.S. House of Representatives Votes To Sue Obama

Washington (AFP) -- The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sue President Bar ...

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From Clinton To Obama: Why GOP Impeachment Fever Is Now So Predictable

From Clinton To Obama: Why GOP Impeachment Fever Is Now So Predictable

Making predictions is a perilous practice for any political journalist. Too ofte ...

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This Week In Crazy: Obama Wants To Use Immigrant Kids As Lab Rats, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Obama Wants To Use Immigrant Kids As Lab Rats, 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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House Fails To Pass Immigration Bill, Asks Obama To Act Alone

House Fails To Pass Immigration Bill, Asks Obama To Act Alone

House Republicans pulled their embattled immigration legislation on Thursday, af ...

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Social Security’s No-Bad-News Day

Social Security’s No-Bad-News Day

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times The annual trustees reports for Social Sec ...

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The GOP’s Impeachment Two-Step

The GOP’s Impeachment Two-Step

WASHINGTON -- If you attack the president repeatedly for lawbreaking, executive ...

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Study: Cutting Unemployment Benefits Didn’t Help Anyone

Study: Cutting Unemployment Benefits Didn’t Help Anyone

Remember when conservatives thought that slashing unemployment benefits would he ...

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House GOP Just Making Stuff Up To Hide Its Own Impotence

House GOP Just Making Stuff Up To Hide Its Own Impotence

By Jay Bookman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In an interview on Fox News ove ...

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WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Launches Ad Campaign Slamming Iowa’s Ernst

WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Launches Ad Campaign Slamming Iowa’s Ernst

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's SuperPAC, NextGen Climate, released the first i ...

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WATCH: David Cay Johnston Discusses Christie’s Broken Promise On ‘The Last Word’

WATCH: David Cay Johnston Discusses Christie’s Broken Promise On ‘The Last Word’

David Cay Johnston stopped by MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on T ...

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No Peace In Gaza, As Long As Netanyahu Can Prevent It

No Peace In Gaza, As Long As Netanyahu Can Prevent It

If Secretary of State John Kerry has failed to bring about a ceasefire to end th ...

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Paul Ryan Breaks The Silence Surrounding Poverty In America

Paul Ryan Breaks The Silence Surrounding Poverty In America

Cover your eyes and hide the kids: A Republican is talking poverty. This has not ...

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National Memo Staff Picks: The Best Political Books

National Memo Staff Picks: The Best Political Books

Looking for a great political read this summer? The National Memo's staff has yo ...

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WATCH: Hagan Pushes Moderate Record In New Ad

WATCH: Hagan Pushes Moderate Record In New Ad

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) released a new ad on Tuesday, highlighting her moderate ...

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GOP Focused On Wrong Set Of Children

GOP Focused On Wrong Set Of Children

by Manuel Pastor, Los Angeles Times Republicans are focused on the wrong set of ...

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European Allies No Help In Dealing With Putin

European Allies No Help In Dealing With Putin

Even if it accomplishes nothing else, calling Vladimir Putin nasty names makes u ...

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WATCH: Scott Brown Uses Border Crisis For New Attack Ad

WATCH: Scott Brown Uses Border Crisis For New Attack Ad

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown released a new attack ad on Monday, a ...

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Poll: Female Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Hobby Lobby Decision

Poll: Female Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Hobby Lobby Decision

Republicans are already at a disadvantage when it comes to female voters, and th ...

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Children Killed In Gaza Camp As World Pleads For Truce

Children Killed In Gaza Camp As World Pleads For Truce

By Hazel Ward Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) -- Exchanges of fire kil ...

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Governor Christie Embraces Theft

Governor Christie Embraces Theft

Embattled New Jersey governor Chris Christie has come out foursquare for wage th ...

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Sarah Palin Launches Online Channel To Beat Liberal Media, Steal From The Gullible

Sarah Palin Launches Online Channel To Beat Liberal Media, Steal From The Gullible

Perhaps sensing that the country no longer takes her threats to run for office s ...

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A Look At Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s Economic Claims

A Look At Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s Economic Claims

By Dave Helling and Brad Cooper, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On May ...

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Paul Ryan’s New Clothes

Paul Ryan’s New Clothes

WASHINGTON -- Paul Ryan is counting on this: Because he says he wants to preserv ...

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Selfies In Auschwitz — And Why It’s Wrong

Selfies In Auschwitz — And Why It’s Wrong

In a place haunted by ghosts, on a thoroughfare of the damned, standing upon gro ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison’

Weekend Reader: ‘Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison’

Today The Weekend Reader brings you Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile ...

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Teachers’ Unions Stand In The Way Of School Reform

Teachers’ Unions Stand In The Way Of School Reform

In much of the country, parents are already buying school supplies for the start ...

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Poll Roundup: Hagan Pulls Ahead In North Carolina

Poll Roundup: Hagan Pulls Ahead In North Carolina

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will beg ...

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Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out On Net Neutrality

Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out On Net Neutrality

by Lee Fang, Republic Report. Last Friday, just before the Federal Communication ...

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Poll: Americans Strongly Reject Impeaching, Suing Obama

Poll: Americans Strongly Reject Impeaching, Suing Obama

Over the past several weeks, Republicans have increasingly insisted that somethi ...

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Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

When Louis Brandeis wrote in 1932 that a “single courageous state may, if its ci ...

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