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The U.S. Agency for International Development ordered 5,000 body bags from a Florida company last month as part of its planned response to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in western Africa. And as President Obama prepares to enlarge America’s aid to affected countries, a company that makes protective clothing says the State Department, which …

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A 93-year-old man has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an SS guard at the Nazis’ Auschwitz death camp, prosecutors said Monday. Oskar Groening is accused of helping operate the death camp in occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought there …

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The regular administration of antibiotics to US farm animals could have disastrous effects for humans, scientists fear. Many of the drugs are same as those given to humans and there are worries that the bacteria could become resistant due to overuse. Major US poultry firms have been carrying out this process for years. They give …

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Next Generation Identification System, a biometric database reliant on tens of millions of facial-recognition records, is now fully operational, the agency announced Monday. The NGI system, after three years of development, is billed by the FBI as a new breakthrough for criminal identification and data-sharing between law enforcement agencies. “This …

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Hillary Clinton testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on “Benghazi: The Attacks and the Lessons Learned” in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23, 2013. (Photo: Ron Sachs/Newscom) As the House Select Committee on Benghazi prepares for its first hearing this week, a former State Department diplomat is coming forward with a startling allegation: …

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A sweatshirt being sold by Urban Outfitters featuring fake blood stains and tattered edges with the logo of Kent State University, where four students were killed in a 1970 incident that shocked America, is “beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life,” university officials said Monday. The $129 vintage Kent State University sweatshirt is …

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From Steve Peacock, WND A portion of the $120 million the Obama administration is infusing into Nigerian education programs fund Islamic schools that exclusively teach students “the recitation and memorization” of the Quran, government documents reveal. The Northern Education Initiative Plus, or NEI+, project seeks to broaden access to education while strengthening literacy skills of …

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Even more states could vote to legalize marijuana this year, as pro-pot advocates look to capitalize on changing voter attitudes to replicate their recent successes in Colorado and Washington state. The legalization question is coming before voters in very different areas of the country, both politically and geographically — Alaska, Oregon and the District of …

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Gary Painter, Sheriff from Midland County, Texas, warned Fox & Friends’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck that not only was ISIS poised to sneak into the U.S through the porous Texas-Mexico border, but that based on evidence he’d heard of, “Muslims” were already being smuggled across. He presented no evidence that the alleged Muslims were connected to ISIS …

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From Red Flag (PressTV) – An Iranian military official says the United States has created the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group in line with its plots to sow discord in the Middle East. Commander of Iran’s Basij volunteer force Mohammad Reza Naqdi said on Saturday, “The White House is the headquarters of the ISIL.” Washington itself created …

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Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. Image source: YouTube Kazantsev …

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The white celebrity chef boyfriend of a black actress said the couple was detained by Los Angeles police based on an assumption that she was a prostitute and he was her client. Daniele Watts, who played Coco in the Oscar-nominated “Django Unchained,” was handcuffed during the incident that her boyfriend Brian James Lucas — a.k.a. …

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COSHOCTON, Ohio (TheBlaze/AP) — Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other’s establishments over a years-long feud. The letter to New Beginnings Ministries Pastor Bill Dunfee and strip club owner Thomas George was signed by the city law director, the county prosecutor and the …

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BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (TheBlaze/AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex …

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TheBlaze posted a story earlier this week about a speech Republican Sen. Ted Cruz gave at a Middle Eastern Christians event in Washington, D.C. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (Image source: AP/Tony Gutierrez) The crowd seemingly started to turn on Cruz when he suggested that “Christians have no greater ally than Israel.” Individuals in the …

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PARIS (TheBlaze/AP) — Iraq’s president said it’s “not necessary” that Arab powers Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia participate in airstrikes against the Islamic State group. President Fouad Massoum also expressed regret that Iran was not invited to take part in the 26-nation conference in Paris on Monday to try to counter the …

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