2 dead when tornado hits Oklahoma City area
Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs on Friday, killing a mother and baby and crumbling cars and tractor-trailers along a major interstate.John A. Leopard via Emily Anderson
Judge’s ruling reinforces Fla. teen’s right to organize gay-straight alliance
OCALA, Fla. -- A federal judge on Thursday reinforced the right of a Florida teen to organize a gays-straight alliance at her middle school.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Oprah backs gun safety and immigration reform in Harvard commencement speech | The Raw Story
Television mogul Oprah Winfrey devoted part of her speech to the graduating class at Harvard University on Thursday to advocating expanded background checks for
firearm owners and immigration reform.
Influential Conservative: Time To Bust The Filibuster
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D
Nev.) may have just landed an influential ally on the right in his potential new bid to reform the Senate's filibuster: the American Enterprise Institute's Norm Ornstein. Ornstein, who in the past has opposed
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday expressing "great concern" about the possibility that Holder lied under oath during his testimony earlier this month on the Justice Department's seizing of journalists' records, CBS News has learned.
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Mother of two day old baby
trapped in China sewer pipe says he slipped from her hands
According to the state
run Qianjiang Evening News
paper, the unidentified 22-year-old woman said that her baby slipped from her
hands after the delivery and down the toilet drain, where he remained until
firefighters freed him hours later: http://nbcnews.to/Zt8ZwB
Photo: China Daily via Reuters
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“There is no future option or opportunity … that I wouldn’t be giving serious consideration if it can help save and protect our great nation," Bachmann says. What do you think her future holds?
Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann, who last year ran for the Republican presidential nomination, announced on Wednesday that she will stand down from her seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. In a video posted on her website and on YouTube, the stressed that her decision …
Rep. Michele Bachmann
calls it quits -- she announced today that she will not seek re-election. Is
her exit a sigh of relief for the GOP or a sign of something ... · "Neither snow
nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift
completion of their appointed round."
The weather may not stop the mail, but the financial
The 238-year-old institution loses $25 million each
day, and has reached its borrowing limit with the federal Treasury. Daily mail delivery could be threatened within a year.
With a wide grin and a quick step, letter carrier Kenny Clark brings more than the day's mail to the people on his route in suburban Maryland.
1. How you can help: Text REBUILD to 52000, call
Our least productive Congress since the 1940s has been spending much of their time naming post offices. Findings obtained by the Huffington Post reveals that there is a distinct problem with Congress, in that they don’t do
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