Ohio Gov. John Kasich: I can raise enough money to become GOP's 2016 candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich: I can raise enough money to become GOP's 2016 candidate
Dan Taylor - May 01, 2015
Kasich spoke to reports during a lunch on Friday, telling them that he believes he can raise the cash necessary to win the presidency -- and he intends to do exactly that.
Gay marriage cases deferred to the Supreme Court Gay marriage cases deferred to the Supreme Court
Anna Jiang - Apr 29, 2015
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals decided on Wednesday to postpone and consolidate a May 12 hearing scheduled to consider the constitutionality of Nebraska and three other states' gay-marriage bans.
White House encounters skepticism at Silicon Valley: “There are lots of problems with these ideas.” White House encounters skepticism at Silicon Valley: “There are lots of problems with these ideas.”
Anna Jiang - Apr 26, 2015
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter calls for the next generation of engineers and software pioneers to defend the White House against hackers.
Controversial: Chinese researchers attempt human embryo gene editing Controversial: Chinese researchers attempt human embryo gene editing
TSC_admin - Apr 26, 2015
A controversial Chinese study that reveals genes in human embryos have been modified for the first time has sparked fierce debate.
Cable giant Verizon is coming after Netflix -- and ESPN is complaining
Cable giant Verizon is coming after Netflix -- and ESPN is complaining
Dan Taylor - Apr 18, 2015
Verizon FiOS unveiled new packages that would allow customers to choose to pay for only the channels they watch, but ESPN argues that the move would violate their contract.

Philadelphia native named new White House social secretary
Philadelphia native named new White House social secretary
Anna Jiang - Apr 17, 2015
Deesha Dyer was appointed to be the new White House Social Secretary and will be overseeing the parties and public events held at the White House.

Hillary Clinton to formally launch campaign
Hillary Clinton to formally launch campaign
Anna Jiang - Apr 12, 2015
Former secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally announced her second Presidential campaign on Sunday, with more of a focus on the middle class and her substantial experience.

Boston marathon bomber's mother blames America
Boston marathon bomber's mother blames America
Anna Jiang - Apr 12, 2015
Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, the mother of Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev contends that her son is innocent and blames America for killing Muslims.

Massive kickback scandal involves shocking pay-for-blood scheme: lawsuit
Massive kickback scandal involves shocking pay-for-blood scheme: lawsuit
Dan Taylor - Apr 12, 2015
Two laboratories will pay nearly $50 million to settle claims that it paid off doctors in exchange for blood samples.

Stunning first: Kansas becomes first state to ban abortion procedure
Stunning first: Kansas becomes first state to ban abortion procedure
Dan Taylor - Apr 08, 2015
Pro-abortion groups are gearing up to challenge the law in federal court, setting the stage for a battle that could have huge implications nationwide.

Shocking racial slur on whiteboard results in suspension for USC student
Shocking racial slur on whiteboard results in suspension for USC student
Dan Taylor - Apr 05, 2015
The school's president said the action was in violation of the code of conduct.

March jobs report is in: It's terrible news for U.S. economy
March jobs report is in: It's terrible news for U.S. economy
Dan Taylor - Apr 04, 2015
It means that the Federal Reserve is almost certain not to raise interest rates at its June meeting.

Shockingly racist emails by Ferguson city clerk released
Shockingly racist emails by Ferguson city clerk released
Dan Taylor - Apr 04, 2015
The emails were discovered during an investigation that stemmed from the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson last year.

U.S. pledges to fight climate change
U.S. pledges to fight climate change
Anna Jiang - Mar 31, 2015
The Obama administration pledged Tuesday to cut back on greenhouse gas emission as part of a global treaty to fight climate change.

Jury in Boston bombing trial sheds tears over gruesome death of 8-year-old
Jury in Boston bombing trial sheds tears over gruesome death of 8-year-old
Anna Jiang - Mar 31, 2015
The U.S. Prosecution in the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrapped up their case with heart-wrenching testimony on the gruesome death of 8-year-old Martin Richard who had been torn apart by a pressure cooker bomb.

Mom of Colorado theater shooter calls sons
Mom of Colorado theater shooter calls sons "empathetic" and "responsible"
Anna Jiang - Mar 31, 2015
In a new book released by Arlene Holmes, the mom of Colorado theater-shooting defendant James Holmes laments her inability to recognize and treat her son's mental disorder in time.

U.N. scientist blasts 2-degree climate change goal, says it is 'utterly inadequate'
U.N. scientist blasts 2-degree climate change goal, says it is 'utterly inadequate'
Dan Taylor - Mar 30, 2015
The scientist says the Earth can only rise 0.8 degrees Celsius to steer clear of major problems, and much more aggressive measures will need to be taken.

Angry Republicans accuse Hillary Clinton of purging emails in Benghazi investigation
Angry Republicans accuse Hillary Clinton of purging emails in Benghazi investigation
Dan Taylor - Mar 29, 2015
Republicans demanded that Clinton turn over all emails related to Libya and the fateful attack in 2012, but Clinton countered that she already has turned over everything.

Boston Marathon bombing jury shown incriminating evidence from Tsarnaev's dorm room
Boston Marathon bombing jury shown incriminating evidence from Tsarnaev's dorm room
Anna Jiang - Mar 25, 2015
A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents collected objects including a fuse, pressure-cooker lid, and firework from the Tsarnaevs' cluttered, three-bedroom apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts, four days after the April 15th attack.

Top Republicans head to Vegas to pay tribute to Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire donor
TSC_admin - Apr 25, 2015
A big show for Republicans in Vegas.

U.S. Marshals: We are 'aware' of the phone camera incident
TSC_admin - Apr 22, 2015
U.S. Marshals are investigating reports of

John McCain said Ted Cruz had not spoken to him about gun control: "Maybe it was through hand telegraph"
Anna Jiang - Apr 22, 2015
Ted Cruz clarified Tuesday that he had "misspoke" when he told voters that he had talked to John McCain about gun control.

President Obama frustrated by Senator Warren: "Elizabeth Warren is wrong on trade."
Anna Jiang - Apr 22, 2015
President Obama is having a difficult time convincing many Democrats to vote for a free trade deal.

Marco Rubio: "Sexual preference is something that people are born with"
Anna Jiang - Apr 19, 2015
Marco Rubio, a Florida senator and contender for the 2016 presidential election, said on Sunday that while he did not support same-sex marriage, he believed that being gay was not a choice.

Gun-rights advocates score huge victory in Texas
Dan Taylor - Apr 18, 2015
The new bill, which only needs to be reconciled with the Senate version and signed into law by a supportive governor, would allow those with concealed carry permits to openly display their guns in public.

Will he or won't he? Mike Huckabee says he'll announce his decision on May 5 in Hope, Ark.
Dan Taylor - Apr 18, 2015
Huckabee, who last ran for the GOP presidential nomination in 2008, will need to make sure he has the finances he needs to win -- something he lacked in 2008 that ultimately led to Sen. John McCain or Arizona being nominated.

Marine Corps helicopter landed on a SoCal beach
Anna Jiang - Apr 15, 2015
A 100-foot Marine Corps helicopter made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach after a low oil-pressure indicator light went on in the cockpit.

Clinton talks health care with voters in Iowa
Anna Jiang - Apr 15, 2015
Hillary Clinton talked about the economic development plan that she is working on, saying that she thinks it is time for the government to negotiate lower drug prices.

South Carolina officer charged with murder did not know why victim ran
Anna Jiang - Apr 14, 2015
A video showing white South Carolina police officer Michael Slager shooting and killing Walter Scott has sparked national outrage and controversy.

Jodi Arias sentenced to life in prison
Anna Jiang - Apr 13, 2015
Jodi Arias was sentenced to life in prison without possibly of release on Monday, ending a nearly seven year long legal battle.

Deficits to rise over the next four years
Anna Jiang - Apr 13, 2015
The White House's top economic adviser predicts that the budget deficit will continue to rise in part due to Obamacare.

Sex assault allegations land Secret Service official in hot water
Dan Taylor - Apr 09, 2015
Xavier Morales is accused of trying to kiss a woman at Secret Service headquarters and then grabbing her arms when she resisted.

Video spurs push for police body cameras
Anna Jiang - Apr 09, 2015
The camera phone video taken of the South Carolina fatal shooting has increased public call for police body cams.

Hillary Clinton hires Google executive for campaign
Anna Jiang - Apr 09, 2015
Hillary Clinton may be preparing to officially announce her presidential campaign after rumors that the former Secretary of State has hired a Google executive as her chief technology officer in her campaign.

Rand Paul to announce Presidential campaign Tuesday
Anna Jiang - Apr 06, 2015
Senator Rand Paul will formally launch his Republican campaign on Tuesday, pitting him against other contenders Senators Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz.

Votes in key Presidential states indicate support for marijuana legalization
Anna Jiang - Apr 06, 2015
A newly released poll show that more than fifty percents of voters in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania support the legalization of recreational marijuana use with even more indicating support for medical marijuana.

Proposed Kansas legislation will crack down on welfare recipients
Anna Jiang - Apr 06, 2015
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is expected to sign off on House Bill 2258 which will restrict welfare recipients from using their benefits at liquor stores, nail shops, hair salons, tattoo parlors, and on board cruise ships.

Is she declaring soon? Hillary Clinton leases massive Brooklyn office
Dan Taylor - Apr 05, 2015
Her new campaign headquarters will be located in two stories of a 19-story office building in the trendy Brooklyn Heights neighborhood.

"He is guilty": Defense in Boston Marathon bombing trial rests case after four witnesses
Anna Jiang - Mar 31, 2015
The defense team for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev questioned four witnesses on physical evidence that suggests Tsarnaev was following his brother's lead in the attack.

Martin O'Malley may challenge Hillary Clinton in seeking the Democratic nomination
Anna Jiang - Mar 31, 2015
Martin O'Malley has expressed interest in seeking the Democratic nomination, but the former Maryland governor has a long ways to go before he can be seen as a threat to Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Obama visits infamous bear-hugging pizza restaurant owner during Florida golf outing
Dan Taylor - Mar 30, 2015
Scott Van Duzer was famous for bear-hugging President Obama in 2012 when he came to visit his pizza restaurant.

March U.S. jobs report could heap huge pressure on Fed to raise rates
Dan Taylor - Mar 29, 2015
Economists and investors are waiting eagerly for the March jobs report -- and the results could have a huge impact on the economy going forward.

Ted Cruz a massive hypocrite for going on Obamacare, critics allege
Dan Taylor - Mar 28, 2015
Despite conservatives' claims that Cruz was forced into Obamacare, critics allege that other Republicans have taken other routes to getting insurance.

Outgoing FDA chief slams critics who want to fast-track drugs to the market
Dan Taylor - Mar 28, 2015
Hamburg warned that if drugs are approved without proper testing and vetting, they could put patients at risk.

Why Donald Trump is unlikely to run for President
Anna Jiang - Mar 22, 2015
Donald Trump announced his plans to establish a President exploratory committee, but such intentions do not mean the mogul is any closer to a Presidential campaign.

Jeb Bush supporters launch massive campaign to win Florida
Dan Taylor - Mar 22, 2015
If Jeb Bush were to lose his home state -- which has voted for Obama in both of the past two elections -- it would be a massive embarrassment for him.

Army investigates 'Racial Thursdays' allegation in Alaska unit
Dan Taylor - Mar 21, 2015
It was the same unit that Pvt. Danny Chen was a member of. Chen killed himself in 2011 over allegations of racial hazing.

Boston bombing trial presents Tsarnaev's damning internet search history
Anna Jiang - Mar 20, 2015
Evidence was presented to the jury during the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday that suggest Tsarnaev may have downloaded and viewed content linked to radical Islam.

'A huge mess': Tensions rise in Senate as human trafficking bill makes no progress
Anna Jiang - Mar 19, 2015
Legislation against sex slavery was blocked from moving forward by Democrats using procedural votes due to having Republican language about abortion.

ShotSpotter stations in New York can recognize gunfire, direct police to crimes
Ella Vincent - Mar 16, 2015
New advancements in sound-recognition technology will allow police to pinpoint sources of gun violence in New York City.

'A moral failure': John Kerry scorns Governor's ban on discussing climate change
Anna Jiang - Mar 12, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry called for Florida Governor Rick Scott's (R) administration to stop denying the facts of climate change.

Study: Conservatives tend to act happier, liberals tend to actually be happier
Anna Jiang - Mar 12, 2015
A study that used online profiles of liberals and conservatives to gauge happiness revealed that individuals who identified as liberals tend to actually be happier though conservatives are more likely to self-report happiness.

Foreign Relations officials overwhelmingly agree: Military force against ISIS is required
Anna Jiang - Mar 11, 2015
America's top officials on foreign and military appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday and agreed that military force against the Islamic State is needed.

Utah considers reinstating firing squad execution for death row inmates
Anna Jiang - Mar 11, 2015
Following many recent botched executions by lethal injections, the state of Utah may be considering bringing back a firing squad for executions.