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U.S. and Russia to finalize adoption agreement soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government said it expects to finalize an agreement with Russia on Wednesday to regulate adoptions after an American woman rejected her adopted son and sent…

U.S. condemns Palestinian report on Western Wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The State Department condemned on Tuesday an official Palestinian report last week asserting that Jerusalem’s Western Wall, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, is not Jewish. Read more…

Climate skeptics spar for Science gavel

Rep. Rohrabacher says “many of the issues brought up by the Democrats is based on phony science.” Read more……

Book boosts Palin fund-raising

She’s raised nearly $500,000 in just the last month. Read more……

Judge tosses challenge to Obama healthcare law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge in Virginia on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the landmark healthcare law championed by President Barack Obama, upholding key provisions that require health insurance…

Comcast gets hammered by complaints

With its proposed merger hanging in the balance, the charges couldn’t come at a worse time. Read more……

Convention costs mark Steele fight

The $636,800 he’s already spent on the 2012 convention has committee members fuming. Read more……

Some Republicans say START debate possible this year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republicans signaled a willingness on Tuesday to debate the New START nuclear treaty with Russia in the final weeks of the year but indicated it could…

Last House race could drag for weeks

The campaigns for Tim Bishop and Randy Altschuler are headed to a Suffolk County courtroom. Read more……

Military study gives green light to end gay ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon unveiled a study on Tuesday that predicted little impact if the U.S. military ended its ban on gays, bolstering President Barack Obama’s push to get…