Montana Senator John Walsh drops out of race
Ella Vincent - Aug 22, 2014
Montana Senator John Walsh drops out of race
Senator quits amid plagiarism scandal.
Rick Perry removes 'unauthorized' tweet mocking 'most drunk Democrat in Texas' Rick Perry removes 'unauthorized' tweet mocking 'most drunk Democrat in Texas'
Aaron Sims - 13 hours ago
"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.
Detroit's high-stakes bankruptcy trial to begin Sept. 2 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 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.
Security threat to Obama neutralized: Car found, suspect taken into custody
Security threat to Obama neutralized: Car found, suspect taken into custody
Aaron Sims - Aug 30, 2014
President Obama receives approximately 30 death threats per day.

Court overturns verdict on Amish hate crimes
Court overturns verdict on Amish hate crimes
Anna Jiang - Aug 28, 2014
An Ohio appeals court decides to overturn hate crime convictions of 16 Amish men and women connected with a spree of hair and beard-cutting attacks.

Voters choose governor nominees in Florida, Arizona primaries
Voters choose governor nominees in Florida, Arizona primaries
Ella Vincent - Aug 26, 2014
Voters go to the polls in Florida and Arizona.

Democracy coalition urges Federal Reserve to stay put on interest rates
Democracy coalition urges Federal Reserve to stay put on interest rates
David Keup - Aug 23, 2014
Protests at Jackson Hole, WY retreat where Federal Reserve is gathering for annual meeting.

Florida judge rules against state's gay marriage ban
Florida judge rules against state's gay marriage ban
Ella Vincent - Aug 21, 2014
A federal judge has ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

Tennessee high school student punished for saying ‘bless you’
Tennessee high school student punished for saying 'bless you'
Anna Jiang - Aug 21, 2014
A teen is paying the price for breaking one teacher's questionable rule.

No arrest made in Governor Perry indictment
No arrest made in Governor Perry indictment
Ella Vincent - Aug 20, 2014
Texas governor indicted for abuse of power.

Despite mixed economic figures stock investors remain positive
Despite mixed economic figures stock investors remain positive
David Keup - Aug 17, 2014
World geopolitical conflicts not swaying investors as U.S. stocks remain strong.

Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted on two felony charges
Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted on two felony charges
Aaron Sims - Aug 16, 2014
Perry is Texas' first governor to be indicted since 1917.

Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unlikely to return
Virginia's same-sex marriage ban unlikely to return
Anna Jiang - Aug 14, 2014
Proponents of same-sex marriage welcomed the 4th Circuit panel's refusal to stay its order.

U.S. military alters policy on hairstyle
U.S. military alters policy on hairstyle
Anna Jiang - Aug 13, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Defense presents updates to the hairstyle policies in the military.

Maryland gun control law upheld in court
Maryland gun control law upheld in court
Ella Vincent - Aug 12, 2014
Federal court says the state's assault weapon ban is legal.

White House wants to reboot government websites
White House wants to reboot government websites
Ella Vincent - Aug 11, 2014
Revamp to come after health care website fiasco.

Denver woman arrested for planning to aid Syrian terrorist group
Denver woman arrested for planning to aid Syrian terrorist group
Anna Jiang - Aug 11, 2014
Denver woman Shannon Conley plans to plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to provide material support to ISIS.

Biden criticizes lack of action in Congress
Biden criticizes lack of action in Congress
Anna Jiang - Aug 06, 2014
The Vice President expresses frustration with the inability of Congress to write policy.

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.

Obama signs bill overhauling veterans' health care
Ella Vincent - Aug 07, 2014
President signs bill helping veterans get better access to health care.

New Jersey officer: 'Obama has decimated the friggin' constitution'
Anna Jiang - Aug 07, 2014
Officer Recine is under investigations after a video surfaced showing him making controversial comments about President Obama.

Obama announces $33 billion investment in Africa
Ella Vincent - Aug 06, 2014
Obama pledges billions to assist U.S.-Africa trade.

'Inversion deals' take a hit from Obama
Anna Jiang - Aug 06, 2014
Inversion deals come under scrutiny as President Obama calls them "unpatriotic".

Virginia to review gay marriage ruling
Anna Jiang - Aug 05, 2014
Virginia Attorney General asks for a stay in overturning the ban on gay marriage.

DREAMers confront Rep. Steve King at fundraiser, Sen. Rand Paul flees [VIDEO]
Aaron Sims - Aug 05, 2014
The reactions to the video on social medial primarily focused on the Kentucky senator's speedy exit.

U.S. Government to shut down three shelters housing immigrant children
Anna Jiang - Aug 05, 2014
The Department of Health and Human Services claim three emergency shelters in Oklahoma, California, and Texas are no longer necessary.

Judge rules against Alabama abortion restrictions
Ella Vincent - Aug 04, 2014
Federal judge rules against Alabama anti-abortion legislation.

Lawsuit filed against Obama Administration by 12 U.S. states
David Keup - Aug 02, 2014
12 States Seeking to block an Environmental Protection Agency proposal regarding coal-fired power plants.

Stock market suffers losses last week despite positive economic data
David Keup - Aug 02, 2014
Investors remain fearful that Federal Reserve will raise interest rates earlier than expected.

Senator Mark Udall wants CIA chief to resign for spying on Senate
Ella Vincent - Aug 01, 2014
Colorado senator wants CIA director John Brennan to resign.

80% of marijuana citations in Seattle have been issued by the same officer
Anna Jiang - Aug 01, 2014
Newly released statistics on Marijuana arrests reveal that African Americans and homeless persons received more tickets than did other populations.