Updated: 01/28/2013 - January 28th has two unofficial national holidays celebrating fun times at the workplace and a quirky musical instrument.
Updated: 01/27/2013 - Iranian official warns: An attack on Syria is an attack on Iran... Thousands march for gun control in Washington... At least 5 die in shootings on bloody Chicago day... North Korean leader vows strong action... French forces take airport, bridge in Gao, Mali... US to support French in Mali with aerial refueling... Egypt riot over soccer verdicts kills at least 27... Casey Anthony files for bankruptcy in Fla...
Posted: 01/25/2013 - A former C-I-A officer who pleaded guilty to identifying a secret agent was sentenced to two and a half years in prison today.
Posted: 01/25/2013 - The U.S. special envoy on North Korea policy Glyn Davies arrived in Beijing on Friday (January 25) to meet with his Chinese counterpart amid escalated tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Updated: 01/25/2013 - Students with disabilities must be given a fair shot to play on a traditional sports team or have their own leagues, the Education Department says.
Posted: 01/25/2013 - A federal appeals court has ruled that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies on a labor relations panel.
Posted: 01/25/2013 - There is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S., thanks to the maze of gun statutes across the country and the lack of certain federal laws.
Posted: 01/25/2013 - The time has come to rescind the direct combat exclusion rule for women and to eliminate all unnecessary gender-based barriers to service.
Posted: 01/25/2013 - Today, President Barack Obama announced the following individuals will serve in key White House posts.
Posted: 01/25/2013 - President Obama makes a statement on the state of the union today.
Updated: 01/25/2013 - Two New Jersey men have sued Subway, saying the world's biggest fast-food chain has been shorting them on its so-called footlong sandwiches.
Posted: 01/24/2013 - President Barack Obama's nominee for secretary of state says it's imperative for the United States get its fiscal house in order to lead worldwide.
Posted: 01/24/2013 - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is up for re-election
Posted: 01/24/2013 - Young NASA engineers are testing a vintage rocket engine that was meant to blast the first U.S. lunar mission into Earth's orbit more than 40 years ago.
Posted: 01/24/2013 - Two new reports show that the taxpayer-funded Medicare program paid more than $120 million from 2009 to 2011 in violation of federal law for medical services for inmates and illegal immigrants.
Posted: 01/24/2013 - A bill filed this week by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) would allow more farmland to be used for production rather than lay dormant in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).
Posted: 01/24/2013 - Today, by moving to open more military positions—including ground combat units—to women, our armed forces have taken another historic step toward harnessing the talents and skills of all our citizens.
Updated: 01/24/2013 - Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.
Posted: 01/23/2013 - If U.S. senators don't pass a budget measure they may not get a paycheck.
Posted: 01/23/2013 - The head of the National Rifle Association apparently wasn't a fan of President Obama's second inaugural speech.
Updated: 01/23/2013 - Three unusual holidays take place on January 23rd celebrating a dessert, the size of your feet, and the writings of a pen.