Two former defense secretaries who served under President Obama are now criticizing his latest strategy to combat Islamic State militants. Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told CBS Evening News on Friday that the terrorist group rose to power because the U.S. pulled out of Iraq too quickly and waited too long to act in …

A borough council candidate is bowing out of his race after revelations that he allegedly shouted racist slurs while mooning patrons of a local diner. Joe Sorrentino, in a statement released Wednesday by his Democratic ticket, said he made a “stupid mistake” seven years ago, but learned from it. Local Republicans released police reports Wednesday …

Another day, another unfortunate cache of nude photos and videos of celebrities—presumably hacked—finds its way onto the creepy depths of the Internet. Yes, just as the proverbial dust had settled on the first ugly display of what Internet trolls have deemed “The Fappening,” one that saw dozens of nude photos of big-name celebs like Jennifer …

Two armed “polygamist women” dressed like ninjas were subdued by a sword-wielding man during a home invasion on Friday, according to police in suburban Utah. Police said the two women, aged 18 and 22, were attacking the home of a witness and victim in a criminal child sex assault case against a man the women …

A Tennessee man charged with drunken driving on Thursday told the police officer who arrested him that he would join the Islamic State militant group and seek revenge, Nashville police said. “I am going to join ISIS. When I do, you will be the first person I will kill,” suspect Marco Antonio Dominguez, using an acronym …

One of my favorite Winston Churchill quotes goes as follows: “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” Did you notice the subtle difference there in the title?  I didn’t say America reaps what America sows, nor did I say America reaps what its …

Do you recall when Obama campaigned and promised to have the most transparent presidency in history? As we’ve seen to date, this administration is no more transparent than overflowing septic tank. Uncovering information that should be available to the public has become increasingly difficult under the presidency of Barack Obama, an Associated Press bureau chief …

At least 700 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis in the nursery area of a Texas hospital. The babies were put at risk of catching the contagious disease by a member of staff who was infected, health officials said. Forty hospital employees were also put at risk of catching the disease. City Department of …

If you think that the situation in Ferguson died down, then you are terribly mistaken. While coverage by the media has definitely fizzled out, the anger permeating the streets of Ferguson still remains as fresh as day-old dog food. For example, on Tuesday evening (9/16/14) the city held yet another completely pointless council meeting about the …

On Friday, May 9, 2014, just after 5:30am in Killeen, Texas, Marvin Louis Guy was the target of a no knock raid. The officers were looking for drugs, yet none were found in the home.  There was some questionable paraphernalia, but nothing indicative of drug dealing- or anything damning enough for a reasonable person to …

Russian Nuclear Bombers Buzz Alaska, N. Europe Bear H bomber runs timed to Ukrainian leader visit In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-18 Hornet from aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, escorts a Russian Tupolev 95 Bear long rang bomber aircraft on Feb. 9, 2008 / AP BY: Bill Gertz September 19, …

All Sierra Leone’s six-million population have been confined to their homes. The three-day shutdown is a desperate bid to fight the outbreak, as US health officials warn the disease could spread to over half a million people. “Today the life of every one is at stake, but we will get over this difficulty if all …

Asked whether he has any buyer’s remorse about endorsing President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Colin Powell wholeheartedly said: “None whatsoever.” The remark came during a pre-taped sitdown with HBO’s Bill Maher, which aired Friday evening. Sec. Powell expanded upon his firm support of the president by declaring that his fellow Republicans have created …

Is Rand Paul auditioning for a job on one of the liberal news networks, such as MSNBC? Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. The Kentucky Republican, a likely presidential candidate, has long argued that drug laws disproportionately affect minorities and has also championed restoring …

The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found. Some 23.9 percent of Americans polled from Aug. 23 through Sept. 16 said they strongly supported …

Lawmakers have warned that radicalized ISIL fighters could clandestinely enter the United States through the porous southern border while the DHS has said there is no evidence of a direct threat by ISIL to the United States, it is aware that the group’s affiliates have been discussing the possibility of crossing the southern border. Rep. Tim Bishop …

Just before leaving for a seven-week recess, the US Senate unanimously passed legislation that allocates $10 million for any information leading to the capture of individuals who participated in the beheading of two American journalists this month. Members of the Islamic State, a Sunni militant group that has captured large swaths of territory in northern …