A freshman at Western Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas, was suspended Tuesday for making a statement about his religious beliefs.
President Obama is in hot water and not just because of his sinking approval rating. A new book titled Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President, by Ron Suskind, reveals that the White House may be a testosterone filled environment hostile to women.Tags Gender
Findings from a new poll suggest Obama’s re-election campaign is on the rocks. A McClatchy-Marist poll shows support for the president is steadily declining and even Sarah Palin is gaining ground on Obama in the 2012 race.
Little Rock, Ark., may be best known for its school desegregation battles of the 1950s, but it seems the war is not over. The longtime fight over school integration entered the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, with the state and three school districts arguing whether the school districts should still receive state aid for their desegregation efforts.
After an ongoing debate about the future of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), President Obama come up with a plan to save the USPS from a potential financial collapse. According to his economic growth and deficit reduction plan announced on Monday, an end to Saturday mail service may be the part of the solution.Tags Economic Crisis
Palestine is expected to submit a formal letter requesting United Nations membership Friday, after the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the General Assembly.
The repeal of the military’s "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy is expected to officially take effect Tuesday, the Department of Defense announced today.Tags Homosexuality
James Carville advises President Obama to “panic” after Tuesday’s two special election results resulted in victory for the Republicans. Carville wrote an open letter in a CNN op-ed, giving Obama advice on how to halt the GOP’s momentum and win re-election.
Two bioethics professors have made a deal: they are willing to pay $11,000 for medical records proving the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine causes mental retardation, as Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has claimed.
After giving President Obama a less than passing grade for his jobs plan, House Speaker John Boehner addressed the Economic Club of Washington Thursday, laying out his own jobs strategy. He continued to criticize Obama’s plan as a “poor substitute” for pro-growth policies and also said the president made “initiatives that seem to have more to do with the next election than the next generation.”
Since Jimmy Carter’s presidency in 1980, the Democrats have never failed to win the majority of the Jewish vote. However, that may be change in 2012 as the Jewish vote is predicted to tilt more toward the political right.
A new poll by The Associated Press and the National Constitution Center released Wednesday shows that the majority of Americans is shifting towards supporting legalization, even as recent votes in many states show voters in solid support of defining marriage as between one man and one woman.
The Obama campaign, known for being technologically savvy, launched a new website today called “Attack Watch.” The website serves to fight back against accusations launched at Obama, labeling them as “smears” and “lies.”
President Obama visited Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday to promote the jobs bill he sent to Congress on Monday. Ohio is the home state of House Speaker John Boehner, who has been critical of the president’s initiative to tax the rich in order to pay for the plan.Tags Economic Crisis
The Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit to demand that the city of Cranston order a local high school to take down a Christian mural that has been displayed on a wall at the high school since the 1960s.