MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines, officials said Sunday. Coast guard Capt. Joseph Coyme said search and rescue efforts by air and sea would continue because it was uncertain how many …

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For the first time in more than a decade, federal appellate judges appointed by Democratic presidents “considerably outnumber” judges appointed by Republican presidents, according to the New York Tines. President Barack Obama salutes as he arrives on the South Lawn of the White House, on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Washington. (Image source: AP/Evan Vucci) …

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UPDATE, 9/4/2014: So far 3/4 of poll respondents answered “Other (please specify),” and went on to say that Rick Perry looks like a “President.” I would first like to make if very clear that I am a Rick Perry fan. His efforts to secure the border are courageous, patriotic, and heroic. I love the guy …

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While former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and members of her family were said to have been involved in a large fight during a party in Anchorage last weekend, there’s now another side of the story regarding who started it, who fought in it, and most notably, what Palin herself allegedly said. Image source: AP/Carolyn Kaster …

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NEW ORLEANS (TheBlaze/AP) — A contractor was killed during maintenance on a natural gas line off the Louisiana coast, Chevron said. The contractor was among four maintenance workers on the platform about 11:10 a.m. Saturday, Chevron spokesman Gareth Johnstone noted in an email, adding that two others were taken to a hospital for what are …

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Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as “an act of pure evil.” This image made from …

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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (TheBlaze/AP) — Ray Rice attended a football game at his high school in a New York City suburb. Ray Rice, right, and his wife Janay Rice attend the Ramapo versus New Rochelle high school football game at New Rochelle High School Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in New Rochelle, N.Y. The star running …

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ASHBURN, Va. (TheBlaze/AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, rocked in recent days over scandals involving players’ off-the-field behavior, has received support from a team owner who’s going through his own dose of pressure. Roger Goodell (Image source: AP/David Goldman, File) Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said he supports Goodell, stating he “has always had the …

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One concern about President Obama‘s counter-terrorism strategy against ISIS is the plan to arm moderate Syrian rebels to fight the terrorist group. Arming moderate rebels was a contentious debate last year in the national fight over how to deal with President Bashar al-Assad, but now a new enemy is inspiring the calls for action. John …

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Islamic State militants have released a video claiming to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, in what British Prime Minister David Cameron has described as “an act of pure evil.” The 44-year-old Haines was abducted in Syria in 2013 while working for an international aid agency. The British government had managed to …

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A disabled veteran was thrown out of a fast food restaurant because of his service dog. The incident itself is troubling enough, but you won’t believe what happened after the Eyewitness News investigators arrived at the restaurant to demand answers. It’s one of the most bizarre exchanges Eyewitness News has ever had on a story. …

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Rescuers on Saturday have called off their search of the Pacific Ocean for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that crashed west of Wake Island. The Navy said Saturday that it presumes the pilot is dead after failing to find him during a 36-hour search. The Navy declined to release the …

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It took years for American troops to root out the Taliban due to the many tunnels and hideouts they had all over the desert, not to mention the many sympathizers living amongst the villagers. In order to prevent the same lengthy war campaign against the forces of ISIS, a special method has been invented to …

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After the September 11 terrorist attacks, insurance companies paid out billions in damages — more than ever before. So in 2002, Congress agreed to help in the future by creating federally insured — and relatively cheap — terrorism coverage for businesses. Claims under that coverage were filed for the first time after the Boston Marathon …

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Answer our poll question here…. Why is this Muslim KFC employee going postal? Brought to you by Powdered Wig Society

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The federal government wasted millions of dollars in building a housing project for Border Patrol agents in Arizona near the Mexican border, spending nearly $700,000 per house in a small town where the average home costs less than $90,000, a watchdog report found. The analysis by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general found that …

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I try to stay in touch with how the other side lives. Not that I’m a voyeur or anything. I just find it beyond amusing how unconsciously they spend money. Case in point, Paris Hilton, that narcissistic, silver-spoon-fed airhead, who became famous in the Kardashian fashion of tooting a random dude on video. Did I …

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