Controversial FBI website trap has many criticizing the agency's ethics Controversial FBI website trap has many criticizing the agency's ethics
Tom Sherman - Oct 29, 2014
The FBI has come under scrutiny from civil rights groups and media advocates alike after the ACLU revealed the agency entrapped a potential high school bomber by hijacking the website of The Seattle Times.
FBI lured and tracked terror suspect with fake website FBI lured and tracked terror suspect with fake website
Ella Vincent - Oct 28, 2014
FBI set up fake news web page to track terror suspect.
'They don't get it': Biden urges public to vote against tea party 'They don't get it': Biden urges public to vote against tea party
Anna Jiang - Oct 28, 2014
Vice President Joe Biden called for maintaining Democrat control of the Senate while campaigning for Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley in his senate race.
Judge who created Judge who created "Eagles Court'' resigns in midst of porn scandal
Ella Vincent - Oct 27, 2014
Pennsylvania judge retires after sexually explicit e-mails were discovered.
Police vow to prosecute New Hampshire pumpkin fest vandals
Police vow to prosecute New Hampshire pumpkin fest vandals
Ella Vincent - Oct 21, 2014
Melee ensues after pumpkin festival in New England state.

Life or Death: what's next for convicted murderer Jodi Arias?
Life or Death: what's next for convicted murderer Jodi Arias?
Anna Jiang - Oct 21, 2014
Convicted murderer Jodi Arias is to face a sentencing retrial to determine whether she is executed or placed behind bars for life.

Man behind attempted White House break-in found ‘not competent'
Man behind attempted White House break-in found 'not competent'
Anna Jiang - Oct 21, 2014
Omar Gonzalez to complete a full psychological evaluation within the next thirty days before an arraignment of charges can be conducted.

Ferguson police 'prepare for the worst' after evidence is leaked from trial
Ferguson police 'prepare for the worst' after evidence is leaked from trial
Tom Sherman - Oct 21, 2014
Officials in Ferguson, Missouri are preparing for the worst in case a grand jury decides not to indict a white policeman, Officer Darren Wilson, in the shooting of an unarmed African American teenager Michael Brown.

Pew poll: Conservatives get most information from Fox News, liberals from CNN
Pew poll: Conservatives get most information from Fox News, liberals from CNN
Ella Vincent - Oct 21, 2014
Conservatives, liberals get news from different sources.

Monica Lewinsky claims to be the very first victim of cyberbullying
Monica Lewinsky claims to be the very first victim of cyberbullying
Anna Jiang - Oct 21, 2014
Monica Lewinsky joined Twitter on Monday to establish herself as an advocate against cyberbullying.

Ebola-related fundraiser scams becoming more prevalent around U.S.
Ebola-related fundraiser scams becoming more prevalent around U.S.
David Keup - Oct 19, 2014
Better Business Bureau locations are warning consumers to be on the alert for phony online fundraisers and phone scams.

Federal Reserve head Yellen speaks at a Fed conference dealing with inequality
Federal Reserve head Yellen speaks at a Fed conference dealing with inequality
David Keup - Oct 18, 2014
Yellen concerned about disparities in level of income and wealth in the U.S.

Tesla picks a fight with Michigan car dealers, slams 'dark-of-night tactics'
Tesla picks a fight with Michigan car dealers, slams 'dark-of-night tactics'
Aaron Sims - Oct 18, 2014
Dealer franchise laws are often designed to prevent manufacturers from opening their own car lots and underselling their dealers.

Obama's credit card declined at NYC restaurant: 'I really think that I’ve been paying my bills'
Obama's credit card declined at NYC restaurant: 'I really think that I've been paying my bills'
Aaron Sims - Oct 18, 2014
Michelle ended up paying the bill.

Houston ministers have sermons subpoenaed in investigation: Is it legal?
Houston ministers have sermons subpoenaed in investigation: Is it legal?
Ella Vincent - Oct 18, 2014
Conservative ministers say they are under religious attack because of opposition to LGBT- friendly law.

$1 billion plan to give every LAUSD student an iPad fizzles, superintendent resigns
$1 billion plan to give every LAUSD student an iPad fizzles, superintendent resigns
Tom Sherman - Oct 16, 2014
Among the benefits the LA public school system reaped under his leadership were increased standardized test scores, graduation rates, and attendance. However, Deasy caught scrutiny from critics for his clashes with the teachers union and $1 billion plan to equip every student in the LA school district with an iPad.

Pennsylvania lawmaker exchanges bullets with would-be robber
Pennsylvania lawmaker exchanges bullets with would-be robber
Anna Jiang - Oct 15, 2014
Two Pennsylvania lawmakers were accosted by an armed robber Tuesday night.

Watch Michelle Obama dance with a turnip to Lil Jon's 'Turn Down for What'
Watch Michelle Obama dance with a turnip to Lil Jon's 'Turn Down for What'
Aaron Sims - Oct 15, 2014
This isn't the first time that Michelle's dance skills have gone viral.

Governor’s fiancée comes clean about her past life as a pot farmer
Governor's fiancée comes clean about her past life as a pot farmer
Anna Jiang - Oct 14, 2014
Cylvia Hayes admits to having lived on a property intended to be used as a marijuana growing operation.

In New Hampshire, Elizabeth Warren stumps for Shaheen and flogs Brown
Tom Sherman - Oct 26, 2014
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren traveled to the Granite State to voice her support for Democratic incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen and to denounce a familiar Republican opponent Scott Brown for carpetbagging; a move Democrats hope will help to conclusively paint the New Hampshire senate race blue.

Coal in the stocking: Amazon delivers dismal Christmas forecast
Aaron Sims - Oct 25, 2014
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is still gearing his company up for the holiday season, touting new products and services.

Help wanted: Democrats seek the first real 2016 competitor for Hillary Clinton
Tom Sherman - Oct 24, 2014
As 2016 primary season looms in the horizon, many progressives and liberals are scouring the field for potential candidates to give Hillary a run for her money.

Elizabeth Warren not ruling out White House run
Ella Vincent - Oct 24, 2014
Popular liberal senator said not to "be so sure about what lies ahead."

House Speaker pleads guilty to felony charges, but prison sentence is dropped
Anna Jiang - Oct 23, 2014
House Speaker of South Carolina pleads guilty to charges of corruption.

Senator says Ebola outbreak would have been minimal with Romney as president
Anna Jiang - Oct 23, 2014
Republican Scott Brown criticized President Obama's handling of national issues including the ebola breakout.

'Scary and infuriating': Palin daughter speaks out on 20-person family brawl
Tom Sherman - Oct 23, 2014
Today, Bristol Palin, one of the Palin daughters involved, published her account of the incident in a blog post.

UNC's massive academic fraud has been secretly happening for 20 years
Anna Jiang - Oct 23, 2014
An investigation into UNC's academic fraud revealed on Wednesday that more than 3,100 students may have been involved over a span of nearly two decades.

Annual list of wasteful US tax dollar spending includes rabbit massages
Anna Jiang - Oct 22, 2014
Senator Coburn releases a report of questionable government spending.

Hear police audio of Bristol Palin crying after big Palin family brawl
Aaron Sims - Oct 22, 2014
"Some guy gets in my face, pushes me down on the grass, drags me across the grass," Bristol can be heard telling police in the recording.

Chris Christie: "I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage"
Tom Sherman - Oct 22, 2014
New Jersey Governor and potential 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie made waves, as usual, during a speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today in Washington D.C.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac nearing agreement to ease lending to borrowers
David Keup - Oct 19, 2014
Both private lending giants are considering programs to make it easier for lenders to offer mortgages with down payments as little as 3 percent.

Man goes on crosstown shooting spree, targeting only police stations
Tom Sherman - Oct 16, 2014
The bizarre incident began at 9:30 PM, when an unmanned Snohomish County Sheriff patrol car was shot at from a white pickup truck in the town of Great Falls.

Cuomo and Astorino battle for New York votes at Columbus Day parade
Ella Vincent - Oct 15, 2014
New York gubernatorial candidates campaign during Italian-American heritage parade.

Democrats make sudden decision to pull all TV ads from Kentucky airwaves
Tom Sherman - Oct 15, 2014
According to information released by media buying sources, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Commission (DSCC) and Senate Majority PAC opted not to spend any additional funds for TV advertisements in the hotly contested senate race in the commonwealth of Kentucky.

Supreme Court steps in to suspend controversial Texas abortion law
Anna Jiang - Oct 14, 2014
The Supreme Court suspended a ruling forcing abortion clinics in Texas to spend millions of dollars in hospital-style upgrades.

Nevada latest state to allow gay marriage
Ella Vincent - Oct 13, 2014
Western state the latest to have challenges to same-sex marriage dropped.

Two major investors shore up shares in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after court ruling
David Keup - Oct 12, 2014
U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled to throw out lawsuits by investors that claimed the U.S. government acted illegally.

Gaffe alert: Michelle Obama repeatedly flubs name of Democratic candidate for Senate in Iowa
Tom Sherman - Oct 12, 2014
To the First Lady's embarrassment the candidates name is Bruce Braley, not Bailey, and she had been saying the wrong candidates name throughout much of her speech.

Catching ire: Microsoft CEO misfires with pay equality remarks
Tom Sherman - Oct 12, 2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the overarching system works because "in the long-term efficiency, things catch up."

Global economy at risk: IMF calls for bold action
David Keup - Oct 11, 2014
The IMF cut its 2014 global forecast growth forecast to 3.3 percent.

Classified documents from Clinton administration released, contain Lewinsky notes
Tom Sherman - Oct 10, 2014
Over 9,000 pages of previously undisclosed documents fro the Clinton White House were released by the Clinton presidential library morning.

Thanks to Michelle Obama, Texas may have its first Democratic Governor since 1991
Tom Sherman - Oct 09, 2014
The minute long advertisement features the First Lady ticking off Wendy Davis' platform, with a focus on education and personal history.

Former Secretary of Defense blames Obama administration for the formation of ISIS
Anna Jiang - Oct 08, 2014
Former Defense Secretary blames mistakes made by the Obama administration for the growth of ISIS.

Supreme Court weighs in on prisoner's fight to keep his beard
Anna Jiang - Oct 07, 2014
The Supreme Court is to further define the boundaries of religious freedom in a case that will determine whether prisoners should be allowed to maintain short beards for religious purposes.

Gay rights activists urge SCOTUS to not lose momentum after today's ruling
Anna Jiang - Oct 07, 2014
The Supreme Court's most recent decision allows gay marriage in five states.

Hewlett-Packard may split into two companies: Announcement may come Oct. 6
David Keup - Oct 05, 2014
HP plans on splitting up computer and printer businesses from its corporate hardware and software operations.

Weighing health insurance options: COBRA or Obamacare?
David Keup - Oct 05, 2014
Losing employer-based health insurance triggers a qualifying life event.

Heath care exchanges, plans added to ObamaCare: Will it be enough for Republicans?
David Keup - Oct 04, 2014
Eight-page report released by the Department of Health and Human Services Sept. 23 shows that the number of insurers has increased by 25 percent.

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: Senate candidate plagiarizes health care plan
Tom Sherman - Oct 03, 2014
For the second time in less than a month, Oregon candidate for senate Dr. Monica Wehby has been caught with plagiarized content populating her health care platform.

Jeb Bush hints at potentially running for President
Anna Jiang - Oct 03, 2014
George W. Bush talks about his little brother's possible plans to run for President and of current President Obama's actions.

Ferguson mayor remains optimistic that the city will recover
Anna Jiang - Oct 01, 2014
The Mayor of Ferguson remains confident that his city will recover from the weeks of civil unrest as the St. Louis County grand jury deliberates whether or not to indict the white officer who shot Brown.

Why are Kansas Democrats so happy to have no candidate in the Senate race?
Anna Jiang - Oct 01, 2014
A Democrat will not be appearing on the 2014 Kansas ballot, increasing the chances that non Republican candidate will oust the incumbent Senator.

Court decides whether workers can be fired for off-duty pot use
Ella Vincent - Sep 30, 2014
Colorado court decides whether workers can be fired for marijuana use after work.

FBI claims to know identity of ISIS executioner
Anna Jiang - Sep 26, 2014
FBI Director James Comey claims that ISIS executioner is from North America.