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Open carry in Texas: 'Much ado about nothing'?
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Open carry in Texas: 'Much ado about nothing'?

Open carry seems to be going off without a bang in Texas. Law enforcers statewide had anticipated being overwhelmed by 911 calls from Texans reporting others openly carrying holstered handguns, but the phone lines haven’t been even close to slightly busy.
Two Americans left behind in Iran
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Two Americans left behind in Iran

TEHRAN (UPI) -- Two Americans whom officials believe are still being detained by Iran were not among four others recently returned as part of a prisoner exchange. On Sunday Tehran said it was not releasing businessman Siamak Namazi, 44, and remained silent ...
The Sunday night debate the Democrats didn't want people to watch
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The Sunday night debate the Democrats didn't want people to watch

Growing tensions over the future of the Democratic party erupted at its fourth presidential debate on Sunday, as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed over whether Barack Obama should be succeeded with pragmatism or idealism. After a series of relativ...

Netanyahu: Iran has not stopped its development of nuclear weapons

JERUSALEM, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office condemned the lifting of sanctions on Iran on Saturday, saying Iran has not stopped working to develop nuclear weapons and will continue to destabilize the Middle East. The Inter...
Wife, Christian leaders respond to pastor's release
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Wife, Christian leaders respond to pastor's release

After being released by the Islamic Republic or Iran along with three other American citizens Saturday in a prisoner swap for seven Iranians, Pastor Saeed Abedini’s wife and Christian leaders have expressed a multitude of feelings concerning the move. Abedi...
UT police officer shot and killed by hit and run suspect
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UT police officer shot and killed by hit and run suspect

SALT LAKE CITY (UPI) -- A veteran police officer was shot and killed and another office wounded Sunday after a shoot out with hit and run suspects, officials said. Officer Douglas Barney, 44, was killed and officer Jon Richey, 51, was wounded after the offi...
Terror on the march
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Terror on the march

More terrorist attacks and plots unfolded last year in the United States than in any single year since hijacked jetliners flew into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville on Sept. 11, 2001. And there were more attacks and plots uncovered last ...
Sharpton calls Hollywood 'fraudulent' after all-white Oscar nominations
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Sharpton calls Hollywood 'fraudulent' after all-white Oscar nominations

Civil rights activist and White House adviser Al Sharpton has spoken out about what he calls a “fraudulent” state of affairs in Hollywood with regard to “progressive and liberal” attitudes.