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Democracy at work or still the same old mess?

Democracy at work or still the same old mess?

On the surface, the massive crowds that descended on the Wisconsin State Capital in Madison Saturday to protest for and against Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to limit union bargaining powers…

Winds topple National Christmas tree

Winds topple National Christmas tree

Even Mother Nature has had it with politics in Washington. On Saturday, high winds brought down America’s Christmas tree, snapping the 47-year-old, 42-foot high Colorado blue spruce near its base…

Judge guilty in kids for cash scheme

Judge guilty in kids for cash scheme

A federal jury on Friday found a former Pennsylvania judge guilty in a so-called kids-for-cash scheme, in which he took money in exchange for sending juvenile offenders to for-profit detention…

Docs order too many tests because of lawsuit fears

Docs order too many tests because of lawsuit fears

CT scans, MRIs and other pricey imaging tests are often more for the doctor’s benefit than the patient’s, new research confirms. Roughly one-fifth of tests that bone and joint specialists…

House overturns proposed Internet privacy changes

House overturns proposed Internet privacy changes

The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to overturn proposed rules that bar Internet service providers from blocking legal content but give some discretion to ration access for bandwidth hogs.…

Naked news contest: We have a winner

Naked news contest: We have a winner

We have a winner in the YouTube Naked News anchor contest. The question is: When you win a naked news contest is it a case of taking it all or…

Romney’s warning: Don’t trust a ‘changed’ Obama

Romney’s warning: Don’t trust a ‘changed’ Obama

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney says conservatives shouldn’t buy President Barack Obama’s change in tone. Romney told a large meeting of conservatives Friday that Obama’s White House has tried to…

The 2012 Presidential circus is here

The 2012 Presidential circus is here

Let’s face it. The Twilight Zone has definitely taken over the 2012 Presidential circus. And circus is a good way to describe the hilarious scramble by hapless Republicans who send…

Ron Paul wins CPAC conservative straw poll (again)

Ron Paul wins CPAC conservative straw poll (again)

Texas congressman Ron Paul won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference for the second straight year Saturday and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney finished second. Paul got…

Mubarak steps down; Military takes control of Egypt

Mubarak steps down; Military takes control of Egypt

“The people ousted the regime,” rang out chants from crowds of hundreds of thousands massed in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square and outside Mubarak’s main palace several miles away in a…