Daily News Article

Memorial Day 2015

- The "Memorial" in Memorial Day has been ignored by too many of us who are beneficiaries of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

Obama Calls for Restricting Military Gear to Local Police

- President Obama said police use of such equipment can send the wrong message by intimidating and alienating local residents.

Texas Prohibits Local Fracking Bans

- One of the authors of the Texas bill said his motivation was to protect an economically important industry. "Oil is a huge job driver for the state of Texas."

Harvard Accused of Bias Against Asian-Americans

- Complaint alleges Harvard University sets higher bar for applicants to limit Asian enrollment.

Secret Service Arrests Man After Drone Flies Near White House

- For the second time in five months the Secret Service has found a drone flying near the White House...

SC teen banned from flying flag on truck sparks protests, change

- A South Carolina teen was barred from flying an American flag on his truck at his high school...

Iran warns US against stopping Yemen-bound aid ship

- "...the Americans and others should know if they continue to create obstacles on Iran's aid delivery a fire might start that would definitely be out of their control."

U.S. denies snub by Persian Gulf leaders skipping Obama’s summit

- Heads of state are sending subordinates to meet with President Obama and his aides.

NFL was paid to honor National Guard?

- When some teams paused to honor soldiers, it was more than a heartfelt salute to the military - they were paid by the Guard to do so.

How a college term paper led to a constitutional amendment

- The ratification of the 27th amendment can be traced to a college student who proposed the idea in a term paper and was given a C by his professor for the idea.