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A trip from video game to terrorism

A trip from video game to terrorism

Christopher Lee Cornell showed little direction in his life, spending hours playing video games in his bedroom in his parents’ apartment, rarely going out or working, and voicing distrust of…

Washington finds itself going to pot

Washington finds itself going to pot

Washington’s legal marijuana market opened last summer to a dearth of weed. Some stores periodically closed because they didn’t have pot to sell. Prices were through the roof. Six months…

Baby on booze bottle is a stout problem

Baby on booze bottle is a stout problem

Babies and bottles normally get along just fine, unless a picture of that baby happens to be plastered to the front of a bottle of beer being sold in New…

Ohio man threatens to blow up Capitol and ‘wage jihad’

Ohio man threatens to blow up Capitol and ‘wage jihad’

A 20-year-old Ohio man’s Twitter posts sympathizing with Islamic terrorists led to an undercover FBI operation and the man’s arrest on charges that he plotted to blow up the U.S.…

IRS cuts complicates meeting Obamacare rules

IRS cuts complicates meeting Obamacare rules

The IRS is cutting taxpayer services just as President Barack Obama’s health law is making filing a tax return more complicated. The agency blames budget cuts enacted by Congress. An…

Are homegrown attacks now more of a threat?

Are homegrown attacks now more of a threat?

U.S. and French intelligence officials are leaning toward an assessment that the Paris terror attacks were inspired by al-Qaida but not directly supervised by the group, a view that would…

New York City hires crooks, gang members as jail guards

New York City hires crooks, gang members as jail guards

One applicant to be a New York City correction officer had been fired from his last job as a security guard for stealing. Another admitted he had regularly socialized with…

Mexico will issue birth certificates at consulates in U.S.

Mexico will issue birth certificates at consulates in U.S.

The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S.…

Republicans target Obama on immigration

Republicans target Obama on immigration

House Republicans are taking broad steps to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration policies and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as kids. Votes were set Wednesday on…

Ohio bartender threatens to kill Boehner

Ohio bartender threatens to kill Boehner

An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by poisoning his drink at a country…