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Texas A&M plans to allow guns in classrooms, dorms
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Texas A&M plans to allow guns in classrooms, dorms

The Texas A&M University System proposed rules Wednesday that would let students, employees and others with handgun licenses carry concealed weapons into classrooms and residence halls, with some exceptions, starting Aug. 1, when a contentious Texas law takes ...
We are a republic, not a democracy
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We are a republic, not a democracy

What’s wrong with this passage from Sunday’s New York Times? “When it comes to nominating presidential candidates, it turns out the world’s foremost democracy is not so purely democratic,” Jeremy W. Peters began in a front-page story.
Wrongly Crying Foul for Political Gain
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Wrongly Crying Foul for Political Gain

It's one thing to be upset with the so-called Republican establishment for failing to stand up to Barack Obama and his destructive policies, but it's another for a GOP presidential candidate to exploit that anger illegitimately against a fellow anti-establishm...
Bernie Sanders disavows supporter's remark at N.Y.C rally
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Bernie Sanders disavows supporter's remark at N.Y.C rally

NEW YORK, April 14 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has disavowed a comment made by a supporter speaking at a large New York City rally on Wednesday, who referred to Sanders' opponents as "corporate Democratic whores." The comment, ...
New German law requires refugees to learn language
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New German law requires refugees to learn language

BERLIN (UPI) -- Refugees arriving in Germany must learn the language under new restrictions imposed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition Thursday. The deal was worked out in six hours of late-night talks between Merkel's conservative Christ...
Ohio woman accused of live-streaming friend's alleged rape
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Ohio woman accused of live-streaming friend's alleged rape

A woman will appear in an Ohio court on Friday accused of broadcasting a friend’s alleged rape on the mobile app Periscope. Marina Lonina, 18, faces charges that she used her mobile phone to broadcast live a 17-year-old girl being raped by a mutual acquaint...
Students to be disciplined for build-a-wall chants at soccer game
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Students to be disciplined for build-a-wall chants at soccer game

Students will be disciplined for yelling at high school soccer players about Donald Trump’s vow to clamp down on illegal immigration from Mexico during a varsity game in Wisconsin, a school district official said Monday.
Dropped charges against Trump's campaign manager not surprising
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Dropped charges against Trump's campaign manager not surprising

News that Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will not be prosecuted on a battery charge over a fracas with a reporter is no surprise, but it’s big news for GOP front-runner Donald Trump — who finally began to take hits in the polls last month as that and...