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'Hijacked' by the people, political parties must adapt or perish
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'Hijacked' by the people, political parties must adapt or perish

The anti-establishment wave that swept through New Hampshire and now approaches South Carolina threatens to upend the structure of both political parties, who must now decide how to handle a reality TV star and a democratic socialist as their potential standar...

Netanyahu plans fence around Israel to protect it from 'wild beasts'

Binyamin Netanyahu has announced his intention to “surround all of Israel with a fence” to protect the country from infiltration by both Palestinians and the citizens of surrounding Arab states, whom he described as “wild beasts”. The Israeli prime ministe...
DOJ sues Ferguson over police practices
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DOJ sues Ferguson over police practices

The Department of Justice filed a 56-page lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Wednesday afternoon, citing "a pattern or practice of conduct that deprives persons of rights, privileges, or immunities secured or protected by the Constitution or laws of the U...
Cliven Bundy arrested, occupiers to turn themselves in
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Cliven Bundy arrested, occupiers to turn themselves in

The armed militia occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon said they would surrender to the FBI in front of the world’s media on Thursday, after several hours of tense and at times frantic negotiations that were broadcast live on YouTube. The remaining militia...
Obama in California for weeklong fundraising trip at taxpayer expense
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Obama in California for weeklong fundraising trip at taxpayer expense

MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a weeklong visit to California where his first stops include raising money for fellow Democrats. Obama is scheduled to headline four fundraisers Thursday, two in Silicon Valley and two in Los Angeles...
George W. Bush to campaign for Jeb in South Carolina
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George W. Bush to campaign for Jeb in South Carolina

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (UPI) -- Former President George W. Bush is jumping in to help campaign for his brother, Jeb, in South Carolina this week. "They want a commander-in-chief that will have a steady hand and have a backbone and will support the troops and has...
Black Lives Matter:  Meet our demands or we will shut down ice races
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Black Lives Matter: Meet our demands or we will shut down ice races

Black Lives Matter wants a St. Paul police officer who last month posed a Facebook message encouraging motorists to run over Martin Luther King Day protesters fired. If officer Jeffrey Rothecker is not fired, the group said, it will hold a “nonviolent” shut do...
Sanders turns to Sharpton following NH win
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Sanders turns to Sharpton following NH win

The Rev. Al Sharpton says he met one-on-one with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Wednesday at a Harlem landmark, where they discussed issues that affect the African-American community around the country.