Thousands of protesters spilled into the streets of Egypt on Tuesday, an unprecedented display of anti-government rage inspired in part by the tumult in the nearby North African nation of Tunisia.
At least 3 people have died so far as police battle protesters in Egypt.
Confidential Palestinian documents leaked to Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based television network, suggest that Barack Obama has retreated from a promise that territory occupied by Israel after the Six Day War of 1967 should become the basis for a future Palestinian state.
The Illinois Supreme Court will take up a ruling that would keep Rahm Emanuel off the Chicago mayoral ballot, and the court has agreed to a motion for an expedited ruling.
Just hours before Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address, the GOP-led House easily endorsed cutting the federal budget to 2008 levels or less.
Beginning in March, the U.S. Postal Service will start the process of closing as many as 2,000 post offices, on top of the 491 it said it would close starting at the end of last year.
Payrolls decreased in 35 U.S. states in December, while the unemployment rate rose in 20, showing the labor market recovery is slow to gather momentum.
Only 47 percent of working-age Americans have a full-time job at this point.
Nevada continued to register the highest unemployment rate in the nation at 14.5 percent in the month of December. The states with the next highest rates were California, 12.5 percent, and Florida, 12.0 percent.
According to a new Gallup survey, only about 21 percent of unemployed Americans receive unemployment checks from the government.
New data that has just been released shows that U.S. housing prices are going down even more.
The number of California hotels in foreclosure more than doubled in 2010 to 138 properties, according to a new real estate report.
Rapid inflation and robust demand in China and other emerging markets are rippling through to the still recuperating developed world, driving up prices from the gas pump to McDonald’s.
Is the world on the verge of another major food crisis.
Wheat rose to a five-month high in Chicago on signs of stronger demand and on speculation adverse weather that has hurt production in Australia, the U.S. and South America will persist.
The world needs fundamental changes to the global food system to feed the expanding population, said a British government report on how to feed the planet until 2050.
Former Bear Stearns mortgage executives who now run mortgage divisions of Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and Ally Financial have been accused of cheating and defrauding investors through the mortgage securities they created and sold while at Bear. According to e-mails and internal audits, JPMorgan had known about this fraud since the spring of 2008, but hid it from the public eye through legal maneuvering.
Ron Paul is speaking out about the massive fraud going on over at the Federal Reserve.
The mainstream media is trying to convince us that debt is good for us.
The World Economic Forum says that the world will need $100 trillion in additional credit over the next decade.
In the state of Illinois, you can face up to 15 years in prison for taping a conversation you have with the police.
The Bush administration used a White House political office as a “boiler room” to support Republican congressional candidates in violation of federal law, a report released Monday by an independent government watchdog agency concludes.
Medical officials estimate that 25% to 35% of about 10,000 ailing soldiers assigned to special wounded-care companies or battalions are addicted or dependent on drugs — particularly prescription narcotic pain relievers, according to an Army inspector general’s report made public Monday.
News that Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is striking back against being personally subjected to TSA harassment by suing the federal agency is sure to re-ignite a TSA revolt that has led many airports to consider abandoning the TSA altogether and replacing them with private security, while the TSA has until the end of today to respond to a FOIA request filed by former Congressman Bob Barr that could send further shockwaves through the Homeland Security-controlled federal body.
A radiation firing body scanner has been identified as the possible cause of death in the case of a 57 year old Palestinian woman who died over the weekend at a border crossing between Gaza and Egypt.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend at crossings along the California/Mexico border seized 620 pounds of narcotics valued at more than $1.3 million, apprehended eight fugitives, and stopped the illegal entry of more than 250 inadmissible aliens.
Pray for all of our law enforcement officials. In one recent 24 hour period, at least 11 cops were shot around the country.
Newly empowered Republican lawmakers are taking their first shots at the United Nations, depicting it as bloated and ineffective as they seek to cut U.S. funding for the world body.
Are cell phones starting to replace credit cards?
A Philadelphia abortion doctor is being accused of killing a Woodbridge, Virginia woman.
Even the most creative science fiction movie could not have concocted the reality of what is taking place both in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world right now. Genetically-modified (GM), oil-eating bacteria introduced into the Gulf as part of the oil disaster’s remediation efforts is reportedly causing the emergence of various other mutant bacteria, as well as increasingly-severe harm to humans and the environment.
Indonesia’s first crop circles have appeared — and locals call it evidence of alien life.
You may want to think twice about eating out after watching this.
In fact, brawls are starting to break out all over the place recently.
Former Hawaii elections clerk Tim Adams has now signed an affidavit swearing he was told by his supervisors in Hawaii that no long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate existed for Barack Obama Jr. in Hawaii and that neither Queens Medical Center nor Kapi’olani Medical Center in Honolulu had any record of Obama having been born in their medical facilities.
PositiveID Corporation has announced that it has completed the development of its temperature-sensing implantable microchip.
With the peak of an 11-year solar cycle predicted for May 2013, a strong upward trend in activity on the Sun’s surface has begun.
Lastly, is the world’s largest super-volcano set to erupt for the first time in 600,000 years, wiping out two-thirds of the U.S.?