Joe Biden lets his tongue slip twice in one day Joe Biden lets his tongue slip twice in one day
Anna Jiang - Sep 17, 2014
Vice President Joe Biden has a two-gaffe day, leading many to characterize his as the nation's dotty uncle.
Bobby Jindal presents energy plan before possible presidential run Bobby Jindal presents energy plan before possible presidential run
Ella Vincent - Sep 17, 2014
Louisiana governor touts energy plan at breakfast.
EPA rejects funding of Cuomo's New York bridge project EPA rejects funding of Cuomo's New York bridge project
Ella Vincent - Sep 17, 2014
Government turns down Cuomo bid to use environmental funds for bridge.
EPA refuses to use Clean Water Act funds to build bridge EPA refuses to use Clean Water Act funds to build bridge
Tom Sherman - Sep 16, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency denied a request from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking for more than half a billion dollars worth of Clean Water Act funds to help build the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
New York-based media company to sell off two of its daily newspapers
New York-based media company to sell off two of its daily newspapers
David Keup - Sep 14, 2014
Digital First Media may sell off the Denver Post and San Jose Mercury News.

Report: Palin family involved in drunken fight at wild Alaska house party
Report: Palin family involved in drunken fight at wild Alaska house party
Aaron Sims - Sep 13, 2014
"Don't you know who I am!" Sarah Palin allegedly screamed.

Ohio ban on false statements against candidates struck down
Ohio ban on false statements against candidates struck down
Ella Vincent - Sep 11, 2014
Judge strikes down Ohio's ban on false statements against candidates for office.

Children accidentally given bleach to drink at New Jersey daycare
Children accidentally given bleach to drink at New Jersey daycare
Tom Sherman - Sep 11, 2014
At 10:53 Thursday morning, Jersey City Medical Center received a 911 call reporting that children at a New Jersey daycare were accidentally given water tainted with bleach to drink.

U.S. stock investors disinterested so far in Alibaba's pre-IPO plans
U.S. stock investors disinterested so far in Alibaba's pre-IPO plans
David Keup - Sep 07, 2014
Industry analysts are expecting Alibaba to lock down a valuation of more than $163 billion when its IPO roadshow kicks off Sept. 8.

After six weeks of protest, Market Basket in recovery mode
After six weeks of protest, Market Basket in recovery mode
David Keup - Sep 07, 2014
Market Basket said that are gaining back momentum as customers are gradually coming back.

Family Dollar spurns Dollar General's $9.1 billion takeover offer
Family Dollar spurns Dollar General's $9.1 billion takeover offer
David Keup - Sep 06, 2014
Family Dollar plans to move ahead with Dollar Tree's $8.5 billion merger deal.

Big drop in employer hiring for August slows down U.S. economy
Big drop in employer hiring for August slows down U.S. economy
David Keup - Sep 06, 2014
U.S. Labor Department reported Sept. 5 that employers added just 142,000 jobs last month.

Obama appoints Google exec as new Chief of Technology
Obama appoints Google exec as new Chief of Technology
Anna Jiang - Sep 04, 2014
Long term Google executive Megan Smith is named the third and newest chief technology officer with Alexander Macgillivray as her deputy.

South Carolina teen sues DMV after being forced to remove makeup for photo
South Carolina teen sues DMV after being forced to remove makeup for photo
Anna Jiang - Sep 02, 2014
16-year-old Chase Culpepper sues a local DMV claiming that his amendment and personal rights were violated by forcing him to comply to a particular look.

Court questions Obama lawyer on NSA phone record collection
Court questions Obama lawyer on NSA phone record collection
Ella Vincent - Sep 02, 2014
Appeals court questions assistant attorney general on NSA.

Obama’s approval rating falls to a record low in California
Obama's approval rating falls to a record low in California
Anna Jiang - Sep 02, 2014
A new poll reveals that support for President Obama has fallen to an all time low in the blue state of California.

Chicago police may start wearing body cameras
Chicago police may start wearing body cameras
Ella Vincent - Sep 02, 2014
Pilot program will have Chicago cops wear body cameras on duty,

Rick Perry removes 'unauthorized' tweet mocking 'most drunk Democrat in Texas'
Rick Perry removes 'unauthorized' tweet mocking 'most drunk Democrat in Texas'
Aaron Sims - Sep 01, 2014
"I don't always drive drunk at 3x the legal blood alcohol limit ... but when I do, I indict Gov. Perry for calling me out about it," the first part of the tweet read.

Ted Cruz: Let's bomb ISIS 'back to the Stone Age'
Ted Cruz: Let's bomb ISIS 'back to the Stone Age'
Aaron Sims - Aug 31, 2014
U.S. Central Command said that three more airstrikes were conducted against ISIS targets near Erbil and the Mosul Dam on Wednesday.

NSA threatened Yahoo for not turning over data
Ella Vincent - Sep 13, 2014
Government wanted Yahoo to comply with PRISM program.

Democrat monopoly on women voters slipping away
Tom Sherman - Sep 12, 2014
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, reveals that rather than worrying about the Republican's 'War on Women,' Democrats must begin to fight their own 'War for Women.'

FBI investigates firebomb attack on Missouri congressman's office
Anna Jiang - Sep 11, 2014
Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver's office was attacked with what appears to be two Molotov cocktails early Thursday morning.

Hillary Clinton to convince skeptical Iowa voters
Anna Jiang - Sep 11, 2014
As the favorite of the Democratic party to seek the Presidential bid, Hillary Clinton will need to convince skeptical voters in Iowa to support her platform.

Business near Pentagon offers 9/11 promotion, Twitter explodes
Tom Sherman - Sep 11, 2014
A yoga studio located less than five miles away from the Pentagon, offered a 20 percent discount deal in commemoration of 9/11.

Governor Brown signs new California law regarding paid sick leave
Anna Jiang - Sep 11, 2014
California becomes the second state in the nation to implement a paid sick leave law after Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law on Wednesday.

U.S. court deem gay-marriage bans 'implausible'
Anna Jiang - Sep 04, 2014
Judge Richard Posner calls arguments defending bans on gay marriage "totally implausible" during his decision to rule in favor of same-sex couples.

Shut down of Atlantic City casinos leads to mass unemployment
Anna Jiang - Sep 03, 2014
Atlantic City struggles to keep its head up with with 4 of its 12 casinos closing this year.

Perry continues to campaign despite indictments
Anna Jiang - Sep 02, 2014
Trouble with both Twitter and the law haven't slowed down Perry's plans to campaign.

Detroit's high-stakes bankruptcy trial to begin Sept. 2
David Keup - Aug 31, 2014
City will try to convince judge to approve grand bargain restructuring plan.

U.S. government seeking opinions on future nuclear waste transportation
David Keup - Aug 31, 2014
Government plans on having an interim nuclear test storage site in place in the year 2021, and to have a long term geologic depository in the year 2048.

Upbeat U.S. economic data this past week create modest stock market gains
David Keup - Aug 30, 2014
S&P 500 had best August in 14 years.

Oklahoma no longer exempt from No Child Left Behind
Anna Jiang - Aug 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education decided that Oklahoma will not longer be exempt from the rules under No Child Left Behind after the state repealed Common Core, a set of education goals for English and math.

President Obama defends handling of Veterans Affairs scandal
Anna Jiang - Aug 26, 2014
Though he admits there is still much to do to get back on their good side.

NSA has their own private search engine
Anna Jiang - Aug 26, 2014
A news report reveals the existence of a search engine used by NSA to share more than 850 billion communication records.

Rand Paul calls Hillary Clinton a "war hawk"
Anna Jiang - Aug 25, 2014
Possible 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul criticizes possible Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Tax refunds in 2015 may be lower for some taxpayers
David Keup - Aug 24, 2014
Affordable Care Act health insurance credits could reduce or even eliminate tax refunds in 2015.

Standard & Poor's 500 closes in on a milestone mark
David Keup - Aug 23, 2014
S&P 500 falls short by 12 points of 2000 at the this week's end.

Rick Perry: Islamic terrorists may be crossing U.S. borders
Anna Jiang - Aug 22, 2014
Governor Perry calls for a more aggressive stance against Islamic terrorist groups in fears of another attack on American soil.

Protestors call for replacement of Ferguson prosecutor
Anna Jiang - Aug 21, 2014
Prosecutor Robert McCullach believed to be biased against African Americans in Ferguson case.

Perry says ISIS terrorists may have already crossed U.S.- Mexico border
Ella Vincent - Aug 21, 2014
Texas governor speaks about terrorism and immigration at forum.

Rand Paul writes op-ed on Ferguson unrest
Ella Vincent - Aug 20, 2014
Kentucky senator writes about racially charged protests in Missouri town,

Uber makes bold move to win over lawmakers
Anna Jiang - Aug 20, 2014
The ride sharing service plans for a long and arduous battle against taxi companies with a new campaign manager.

Californian environmentalist influences Florida gubernatorial race
Anna Jiang - Aug 19, 2014
Tom Steyer pours millions of dollars to buy television ads attacking Governor Rick Scott.

Governor Perry's indictment to complicate Boehner's lawsuit
Anna Jiang - Aug 18, 2014
Texan Governor Rick Perry's arguments to defend his actions may ultimately weaken Speaker of House John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama.

Obama calls for review of military transfers to local police in Ferguson
Anna Jiang - Aug 18, 2014
Obama takes a break from his summer vacation to address the racially charged unrest in Ferguson, MO.

Alaskan taxpayers to vote on oil production tax referendum
David Keup - Aug 16, 2014
Fifty-thousand people signed a petition to put a repeal to the current law on the ballot.

National Guard troops set up along U.S.-Mexico border
Anna Jiang - Aug 14, 2014
The first wave of National Guard troops are stationed at observation towers along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Judge rules against delay of Hawaii makeup primary
Ella Vincent - Aug 14, 2014
Representative Colleen Hanabusa had wanted to delay Hawaiian Democratic primary.

Massachusetts Governor to update state gun laws
Anna Jiang - Aug 12, 2014
Massachusetts takes a stance against gun violence.

White House changes stance regarding lobbyist ban
Ella Vincent - Aug 12, 2014
The White House may let lobbyists serve on some federal agency boards.

Amazon's clashes with media companies has been intensifying
David Keup - Aug 10, 2014
Amazon last week blocked the pre-order option with Walt Disney Co. hit movie "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and other titles in disk form.

Investors snapping up high-dividend yielding stocks
David Keup - Aug 10, 2014
Utility and telecom sector stocks near the top of investor buying lists.

U.S. stock market rallies on Aug. 8: Posts best day since March
David Keup - Aug 09, 2014
Market buoyed by stabilizing geopolitical events in Russia and Iraq.

40th year anniversary of Nixon's resignation
Anna Jiang - Aug 08, 2014
President Richard Nixon will forever be remembered in history as the first President to resign from office.