Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) CREDIT: Facebook Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) is once again attempting to defend his opposition to employment protections for LGBT people, this time by citing a narrow study that actually provides no data about the need or impact of such protections.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Around 7:40 a.m. Monday, two teenagers were arguing in front of their high school 40 miles away from Charlotte, North Carolina, when one of them pulled a gun out of his waistband and shot the other.
A new study finds that both conservative and non-conservative media are addictive to viewers. But conservative media like Fox News is much more addictive.
Dominion Resources’ offshore gas transfer platform seen from the beach at Calvert Cliffs State Park. CREDIT: flickr/ Stephen Melkisethian On Monday, federal regulators approved construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Cove Point, Maryland.
New York resident Bruce Shenker didn’t used to be concerned about the three underground natural gas pipelines running through his property.
CREDIT: Shutterstock American workers are putting in more and more hours each week, as the supposedly 40-hour workweek has stretched to 47 hours.
CREDIT: shutterstock The nation’s leading group of pediatricians has officially endorsed long-acting contraceptives, like intrauterine devices (IUDs), for all teenagers.
Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) speaks at the National Center for Learning Disabilities luncheon in 2013. CREDIT: http://cassidy.house.gov/ A Louisiana congressman in a tight race in November wants to quickly deport migrants who have been apprehended at the southern United States border, many of whom fled their home countries in Central America due to violence.
CREDIT: AP Much of the Affordable Care Act must be defunded and millions of Americans must lose their health insurance, according to an opinion issued Tuesday by Judge Ronald A.
CREDIT: Shutterstock According to a new report, the Earth has lost half its vertebrate species — mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians — since 1970.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Nothing before or since has been like the Lanham Act, though you probably haven’t heard of it.
CREDIT: Screenshot A Republican congressman elicited laughs during a House Oversight Committee hearing into the Sep.
CREDIT: Shutterstock In New York City, teens 16 and older are held in jail with adults. They are subject to treatment including “brute force” and intimidation at least as brutal as that endured by adults in the notorious Rikers Island jail — a place where the vast majority of inmates have been charged but not yet convicted of any crime.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Mike Groll Tuesday marks the 38th year that the Hyde Amendment — which prohibits federal funds from being used to pay for abortion services except in the cases of rape, incest, or life-threatening situations — has been in effect.
In this July 27, 2011 file photo, the sun shines over a Range Resources well site in Washington, Pa. CREDIT: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic A Pennsylvania official has admitted that he may have used faulty information to determine that fracking waste was not poisoning the drinking water supply at a man’s property in Washington County, according to a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to eliminate the sports blackout rule that allowed leagues to keep cable and satellite television providers from broadcasting games that were blacked out on local broadcast channels.
Activists lobbying to repeal abortion coverage restrictions for low-income women CREDIT: All Above All This summer, when abortion rights advocates hit the road to mobilize support for lifting the abortion restrictions currently in place for low-income women, many of the people whom they encountered were surprised to learn these laws exist in the first place.
CREDIT: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Adam Levine is, in the parlance of critics dismissing female protagonists, “unlikeable.” His voice emerges from his mouth pre-AutoTuned; he, physically, has the handsome-yet-infuriating features of Nick from Gone Girl, who says of himself, “I have a face you want to punch.” He knows this, he comments on it, he claims not to care about it, he’s really quite meta about the fact that much of the world sees him as the human that would result if an Ed Hardy t-shirt became sentient.
Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah CREDIT: AP When a Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah scored a touchdown during his team’s systematic routing of the New England Patriots last night, he did what many NFL players do: he stopped to say a prayer.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Organic farming and the local food movement just got a boost from the government to the tune of $52 million.