US authorities recommended parole Thursday for a follower of infamous US mass murderer Charles Manson, more than four decades after he killed two people who were tortured and mutilated.
Bruce Davis, 70 on Friday, was already recommended for parole once … Read the rest
DENVER (AP) — In a showdown at close quarters, an aggressive Mitt Romney sparred with President Barack Obama in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy. … Read the rest
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives on Tuesday used a speech President Barack Obama delivered as a candidate in 2007 to accuse him of using racially charged rhetoric.
“There’s no way you can listen to this speech and not hear it as … Read the rest
The New York Police Department is deploying a surge of detectives to patrol an increasingly mean new beat: Facebook and other social networks.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday that he’s doubling the number of detectives assigned to combating local … Read the rest
Five weeks to Election Day, President Barack Obama is within reach of the 270 electoral votes needed to win a second term. Republican Mitt Romney’s path to victory is narrowing.
To overtake Obama, Romney would need to quickly gain the … Read the rest
by Jesse Mossman
Paul Kersey recently reported on VDARE.com an emerging trend: for white suburbs to secede from larger urban jurisdictions and so form, in effect, whitopian enclaves.
But he did not mention that there are powerful forces on … Read the rest
by Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
With the U.S. Supreme Court about to hear arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas case that could decide the fate of affirmative action in admissions, a research war has broken out. Defenders … Read the rest
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani intelligence officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed five militants in northwest Pakistan.
Two intelligence officials said at least seven missiles were fired from U.S. drones Saturday at a vehicle and a house in the village … Read the rest
It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind.
The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isn’t getting there, and now some states are … Read the rest