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.
Ted Cruz a massive hypocrite for going on Obamacare, critics allege 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 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.
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.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz to go on Obamacare
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz to go on Obamacare
Anna Jiang - Mar 25, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced on Tuesday that he will be signing up for Obamacare, despite having always been against the health care law.

Zimmerman accuses Obama of turning nation against him
Zimmerman accuses Obama of turning nation against him
Anna Jiang - Mar 23, 2015
Recently acquitted George Zimmerman expressed his belief that the death of Trayvon Martin was planned by God.

Recent ISIS hack appears to have obtained information from Google
Recent ISIS hack appears to have obtained information from Google
Anna Jiang - Mar 23, 2015
A list posted by the "Islamic State Hacking Division" that releases the names and addresses of several service members appears to have been compiled through the use of search engines.

Big gains for U.S. stock market -- but is the Federal Reserve making a mistake?
Big gains for U.S. stock market -- but is the Federal Reserve making a mistake?
Dan Taylor - Mar 22, 2015
The decision to delay raising interest rates is providing a short-term boost for the stock market -- but it may cut into the profits of S&P 500 companies.

Investors jump back into U.S. stock market as Fed softens its stance on the dollar
Investors jump back into U.S. stock market as Fed softens its stance on the dollar
Dan Taylor - Mar 21, 2015
Investors were worried that the Fed would boost interest rates in the middle of this year, but a recent meeting indicated that won't happen until later in the year.

Large turnout of attorneys complicates Supreme Court gay marriage cases
Large turnout of attorneys complicates Supreme Court gay marriage cases
Anna Jiang - Mar 18, 2015
The lawyers arguing on the side of same-sex marriage in the four cases to be presented before the Supreme Court have proposed that their allotted time be divided between counsels.

Jeb Bush says raising minimum wage will hurt those trying to escape poverty
Jeb Bush says raising minimum wage will hurt those trying to escape poverty
Anna Jiang - Mar 18, 2015
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush indicated his opposition to raising the minimum wage during a speech at South Carolina, the state that holds the initial Southern primary of the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

Obama to young Americans: Legalizing pot should be your lowest priority
Obama to young Americans: Legalizing pot should be your lowest priority
Ella Vincent - Mar 16, 2015
President Obama presents his stance on marijuana as a piece of advice for America's youth.

Utah passes LGBT rights bill thanks to unlikely alliance with Mormon church
Utah passes LGBT rights bill thanks to unlikely alliance with Mormon church
Ella Vincent - Mar 12, 2015
The anti-discrimination bill passed in Utah with the support of conservative churches.

Tweets from Boston bombing suspect suggest 'independent culpable state of mind'
Tweets from Boston bombing suspect suggest 'independent culpable state of mind'
Ella Vincent - Mar 11, 2015
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's overlooked Twitter account has menacing messages that could incriminate him in the Boston bombing trial.

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to legalize medicinal marijuana in all states
Senators introduce bipartisan bill to legalize medicinal marijuana in all states
Ella Vincent - Mar 10, 2015
The historic bill would give more legitimacy to the marijuana legalization movement.

President Obama formally backs nationwide gay marriage
President Obama formally backs nationwide gay marriage
Dan Taylor - Mar 07, 2015
While the administration and the Democratic Party have long supported gay couples, it's the first time the administration has urged the highest court in the land to strike down statewide gay marriage bans across the nation.

Democrats urge stubborn McConnell to stop delaying vote for attorney general
Democrats urge stubborn McConnell to stop delaying vote for attorney general
Ella Vincent - Mar 05, 2015
President Obama's pick for attorney general Loretta Lynch faces tough opposition.

Study shows most Americans favor marijuana legalization, tipping point approaches  
Study shows most Americans favor marijuana legalization, tipping point approaches  
Anna Jiang - Mar 04, 2015
Four states and Washington D.C. currently allow the recreational possession and distribution of Marijuana.

Supreme Court steps in to investigate challenges against Affordable Care Act
Supreme Court steps in to investigate challenges against Affordable Care Act
Anna Jiang - Mar 04, 2015
In upcoming King v. Burwell case, the Supreme Court is to rule regarding those challenging a key provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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.

Wikimedia insists Internet surveillance strains 'backbone of democracy'
Anna Jiang - Mar 11, 2015
Wikimedia and other groups are challenging the practice of "upstream" collection.

Democrats furious over abortion restrictions added to human trafficking bill
Ella Vincent - Mar 11, 2015
A human trafficking act has become a political lightning rod for Republicans and Democrats.

NSA is slammed with ACLU lawsuit for allegedly violating Constitution
Anna Jiang - Mar 10, 2015
Civil liberties groups argue that the NSA is undermining their ability to carry out their jobs by blocking their ability to exchange information in confidence and free from warrantless government search.

University says filling out anti-contraception paperwork still violates religious liberty
Ella Vincent - Mar 09, 2015
An Obamacare contraception mandate is being challenged by the University of Notre Dame.

Souvenir truck explodes, forcing White House lockdown
Dan Taylor - Mar 08, 2015
The Secret Service later cleared the scene after the incident, which was the latest in a series of security breaches for the White House.

FDA approves new biotech drug that could save billions of dollars
Dan Taylor - Mar 07, 2015
The complexity of biotech drugs meant that no one was able to legally produce copies in the United States, but the FDA approved a regulatory pathway in 2012.

'It was him': Defense attorney not interested in proving Tsarnaev's innocence
Anna Jiang - Mar 06, 2015
Presiding judge George O'Toole ruled that during the first phase, the "guilt phase", only Tsarnaev's guilt or innocence regarding the 30 federal charges against him was to be determined.

Hillary Clinton: 'I want the public to see my email'
Ella Vincent - Mar 06, 2015
The former secretary of state is in a controversy over using private email for work purposes. Clinton denies any wrongdoing.

Retired neurosurgeon and 2016 hopeful claims homosexuality is 'absolutely' a choice
Anna Jiang - Mar 05, 2015
Potential Republican presidential candidate drew harsh criticism from scientists after making statements that he believed that being gay is "absolutely" a choice.

Republicans fail to defeat Obama's Keystone XL pipeline veto
Dan Taylor - Mar 05, 2015
Republicans argue that the pipeline is a pure jobs creator, but Obama has countered that the pipeline won't create many U.S. jobs and it has a questionable effect on the environment.

Boston bombing trial finally settles on jury after grueling two months
Ella Vincent - Mar 03, 2015
The Boston Bombing trial will take place near the site of the horrific terrorist attacks almost two years ago.

Governor Scott Walker openly declares plan to ban abortions after 20 weeks
Anna Jiang - Mar 03, 2015
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says his anti-abortion position was influenced by his parents.

Petraeus pleads guilty to sharing government secrets with mistress
Ella Vincent - Mar 03, 2015
The fallen four-star general pleads guilty to sharing government secrets with his ex-mistress.

ISIS sends death threats to Twitter employees, promising them 'a real war'
Ella Vincent - Mar 02, 2015
ISIS has called for the assassination of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey for blocking their accounts.

Could Jeb Bush's billion-dollar investment flub impact his 2016 race?
Ella Vincent - Mar 02, 2015
The former Florida governor made a risky investment that may have backfired.

Gun rights advocates blast Obama's proposed ban of AR-15 ammo
Dan Taylor - Mar 01, 2015
Scores of lawmakers signed a letter hammering the ATF for proposing the ban, arguing that the agency had failed to demonstrate that there was any new safety issue related to the ammo.

DC legalizes Marijuana despite threats of legal action from Congress
Anna Jiang - Feb 27, 2015
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser passed a new law that legalized marijuana with the approval of nearly 70 percent of voters, as indicated by polls last November.

Obama's choice for attorney general makes good impression with Senate interview
Ella Vincent - Feb 26, 2015
The New York prosecutor clears one hurdle on her way to become attorney general.

Alaska's pot legalization will boast some of 'the most sensible marijuana laws' in U.S.
Ella Vincent - Feb 25, 2015
The drug can now be sold and consumed in the state for adults over 21.

Clinton insists tech world cannot properly advance with current gender inequalities
Anna Jiang - Feb 25, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton urges for more women to take the lead and strive for accomplishments.

Former LA mayor opts out of Senate race, but hints at potential run for governor
Anna Jiang - Feb 24, 2015
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced that he is not running for the Senate, but suggested that he may be interested in running for governor of California.

NYPD must face 'a hard truth' regarding racism and brutality, says commissioner
Ella Vincent - Feb 24, 2015
NYPD commissioner says ignoring police brutality would be "reckless and irresponsible.''

Goverment pleads with judge to lift ban on Obama's executive action
Anna Jiang - Feb 24, 2015
A U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen has issued a temporary ban on President Barack Obama's executive action which would shield as many as 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation.

Judge orders Christie to pay out $1.57 billion of illegally withheld pensions
Ella Vincent - Feb 24, 2015
Chris Christie suffers a legal setback. The decision affects the pensions of New Jersey public employees.

Loss of support from minority voters could spell doom for Rahm Emanuel re-election
Ella Vincent - Feb 23, 2015
Rahm Emanuel has a big war chest in his bid to be re-elected mayor of Chicago, but criticism from his previous term could be a deal-breaker.

Obama endorses 'very open-minded' mentality of welcoming transgender soldiers
Anna Jiang - Feb 23, 2015
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told troops in Afghanistan that he was "very open-minded" about who should be able to serve, provided "they can do what we need them to do for us."

President Obama mocks GOP rebrand in speech to Democrats
Tom Sherman - Feb 20, 2015
On Friday, President Obama took a swipe at the GOP for trying to rebrand as a party of the people.

Obama administration to ask judge for stay on immigration ruling
Tom Sherman - Feb 20, 2015
The Obama administration will continue to prepare for its executive actions on immigration to take effect regardless of the court ruling.