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Snowden Talks of Returning Home

Snowden Talks of Returning Home

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower that leaked government surveillance details to the public, has a desire to return home. Snowden’s Russian lawyer is talking with United States government officials to see if returning home is a possibility for the young man. He would only return home to America if he were guaranteed a fair trial, according […]

Whitehouse.gov Interferes With Vaccine Petition Numbers (Update)

Whitehouse.gov Interferes With Vaccine Petition Numbers (Update)

Questionable, and one might even say fraudulant action is being taken by whitehouse.gov who is currently freezing the numbers of signatures on the petition against mandatory vaccinations, therefore interfering with the possibility of having a reliable count. According to the last view of petition numbers on whitehouse.gov, and even after adding a vote to this petition, […]

Secret Service to Conduct Drone Exercises Over Washington

Secret Service to Conduct Drone Exercises Over Washington

The United States Secret Service released a statement today saying it will conduct drones exercises over Washington airspace in the near future. The Secret Service stated the drills have been meticulously planned and organized with government agencies, which will be “tightly controlled”. The Secret Service is not releasing information regarding the locations where the exercises will […]

Department of Homeland Security Facing Shutdown

Department of Homeland Security Facing Shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner has announced that the Department of Homeland Security may be facing a shutdown as soon as the end of the month. Democrats and Republicans are blaming each other if the department shuts down due to a dispute over its budget. The debate over the budget is caught in the balance of […]

United States Military Wants Flexibility in Afghanistan

United States Military Wants Flexibility in Afghanistan

United States military commander wants flexibility with troops in Afghanistan. General John Campbell wants more freedom to be able to choose when he pulls troops out of the country and where he can reposition them. On Thursday, the top United States military commander asked senators for more flexibility when I comes to his own troops in Afghanistan. […]

Obama Requests Military Authorization Against Islamic State

Obama Requests Military Authorization Against Islamic State

On Wednesday morning, President Obama sent Congress a request for military authorization against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Anticipation for his request has been building for the past few weeks, and now that it has been made, Republicans and Democrats are not hesitating to make their opinions known. This draft Authorization […]

Pope Francis to Address U.S. Congress This Fall

Pope Francis to Address U.S. Congress This Fall

Pope Francis will become the first pontiff to address the U.S. Congress this fall on his visit to Washington. House Speaker John Boehner revealed on Thursday that the Pope has accepted an invitation extended in March of last year to speak before members of the Senate and the House of Representatives. His visit was planned […]

Supreme Court Receiving Attention

Supreme Court Receiving Attention

The United States Supreme Court often receives attention for the controversial cases to which it chooses to grant certiorari from the states. This week, they are in the news for cases which did not make the grade due to their somewhat unpopular statuses. The first case that has drawn attention is related to the execution of […]

Washington Metro Fire $50 Million Lawsuit Filed

Washington Metro Fire $50 Million Lawsuit Filed

The sons of the woman who died in the January 12 Washington DC Metro fire accident have filed a wrongful death lawsuit for $50 Million. Carol Glover, the 61-year-old grandmother who was killed in the smoke of the fire, was in the smoke-filled compartment for nearly 45 minutes before help was able to reach her, […]

Fire at D.C. Metro Leaves One Dead, Many Injured

Fire at D.C. Metro Leaves One Dead, Many Injured

What was believed to be a fire, caused an evacuation of a major part of the D.C. Metro Monday afternoon. According to authorities the metro station L’Enfant Plaza was filled with smoke Monday just before 3:30, causing an evacuation of all people in that station. The smoke was so thick that the station was closed […]

Senate Passes Temporary Funding Bill Saturday Afternoon

Senate Passes Temporary Funding Bill Saturday Afternoon

The government will not be shutdown, at least not yet, as the U.S. Senate passed a temporary funding bill on Saturday afternoon. The bill will fund the government for four days, making the next deadline Wednesday night, according to a Breaking News report by Fox News. Now, the bill, which was passed by a voice […]

Chuck Hagel Departure Leaves Behind Mixed Emotions [Video]

Chuck Hagel Departure Leaves Behind Mixed Emotions [Video]

Mixed emotions are what are left behind as Chuck Hagel departs from his post as Secretary of Defense. Speculation abounds as to who his successor will be. When his departure was announced Monday, three names worked their way through the rumor mill. Those were former Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, former Undersecretary of Defense […]

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