Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Bloomberg
White House

Texas Woman Gets 18 Years For Obama Ricin Plot

Washington (AFP) — A U.S. actress who tried to blame her husband for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, then-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, and a gun control activist got 18 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider sentenced Shannon Guess Richardson to 216 months in federal prison on a biological weapons charge […]

July 17, 2014
Soda

Top State Court Rejects New York Giant Fizzy Drink Ban

New York (AFP) — An attempt by the city of New York to ban giant fizzy drinks and other sweet sodas — blamed by some for fueling obesity — was rejected Thursday by the highest court in the state. The decision upheld a ruling from a local appeals court in July 2013 after a judge […]

June 26, 2014
Obama debt ceiling

Poll: Big Majority Wants To Keep Obamacare

As pundits continue to shout to the heavens that Obamacare is a political disaster, a new poll is telling a very different story. According to a Bloomberg News poll released Tuesday, 64 percent of Americans support keeping the Affordable Care Act in place. Of that group, 13 percent would keep the law completely intact, while […]

March 13, 2014