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Palestinian Authority honors Helen Thomas

Photo: AP

The Palestinian Authority honored journalist Helen Thomas Sunday, with dozens of diplomats and journalists gathering for dinner at the residence of Palestinian envoy Maen Areikat in Washington, D.C.

Once the world’s largest solar firm, Q-Cells files for bankruptcy

2:52 PM 04/03/2012

German green energy producer Q-Cells doesn’t have a “secure financial basis” for continuing operations, officials said in a statement released Monday.

Charlie Rangel slapped with hefty fine for misusing rent-stabilized apartment

12:27 PM 03/27/2012

New York Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel will pay a $23,000 fine for using a rent-stabilized apartment as a campaign office, the New York Post reported Tuesday.

Environmentalists and oil companies form rare relationship in response to oil seepage

1:24 PM 03/26/2012

A rare relationship between environmental groups and oil companies formed in response to the Coal Oil Point seepage off the Santa Barbara coast.

Tax return fraud explodes in Tampa

12:07 PM 03/26/2012

Millions of dollars have been stolen by crooks filing fraudulent tax refunds in Tampa, according to city police.

Recall petition has Wisconsin judges leaning left

11:13 AM 03/22/2012

Twenty-nine circuit court judges violated Wisconsin’s Code of Judicial conduct by signing the petition to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, according to a complaint filed by the Landmark Legal Foundation.

The media surrenders to the First Lady

12:36 PM 03/21/2012

Several news agencies that included the Huffington Post, AFP, the Daily Mail and others spiked reports on first daughter Malia Obama’s school trip to Mexico, Politico reported.

After eventful Air Force career, Col. McSally eyes Ariz. congressional seat

10:54 PM 03/20/2012

Col. Martha McSally sat down with The Daily Caller last week to discuss her Air Force career and her campaign to represent Arizona's 8th Congressional District --- the district previously represented by Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned earlier this year to focus on recovering from injuries suffered during a Jan. 2011 assassination attempt.

UK’s 2012 economic policy to include 100-year gold bonds

5:00 PM 03/15/2012

British Finance Minister George Osborne aims to capitalize on low interest rates in hopes of floating Britain through the current economic crisis -- with gold bonds redeemable only after 100 years have passed.

CBO report: Costs of Obama’s health care program balloon by $1.7 trillion

6:25 PM 03/14/2012

A Congressional Budget Office report shows that the cost of implementing President Obama's health care overhaul will reach $2.6 trillion over a ten-year period, a dramatic increase from the White House's original estimate.

Florida vets angered over Obama-spangled flag at Dem party headquarters

5:06 PM 03/14/2012

An American flag depicting a picture of President Obama where the stars belong was taken down Tuesday afternoon after Florida veterans gathered in protest at the Democratic Party headquarters in Lake County, Fla.

Democratic Ohio lawmaker resigns after FBI bribery sting

11:35 PM 03/13/2012

Democratic state Rep. W. Carlton Weddington resigned from the Ohio legislature after prosecutors indicted him for bribery and other charges. He surrendered to the FBI Tuesday afternoon.

Labor Dept. documents: MSNBC’s Ed Schultz on labor union payrolls since 2005

6:12 PM 03/12/2012

U.S. labor unions paid MSNBC "Ed Show" host Ed Schultz roughly $200,000 in 2011, and roughly $337,000 over the last seven years, according to Department of Labor documents.

Congress bands together to pass new JOBS Act

5:30 PM 03/08/2012

A vote Thursday afternoon on the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act reflected bipartisan support in the House of Representatives. The bill moved swiftly through the House, passing 390–23.

First-grader caught handing out counterfeit $100 bills

10:36 PM 03/07/2012

We've heard of passing notes in school, but this is ridiculous. A first-grader at a Chicago-area school is under federal investigation for distributing phony $100 bills.

RFK Jr. channels Limbaugh, calls GOP senator ‘prostitute’

6:26 PM 03/07/2012

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an environmental crusader who got his start in the movement performing community service after a heroin conviction, thrust himself into a the evolving story about Rush Limbaugh and Sandra Fluke on Tuesday, calling Republican Sen. James Inhofe a “prostitute” and a "call girl."

Economist: Taxpayers will pay for decisions made by Bernanke, Federal Reserve

11:27 PM 03/06/2012

Recent decisions by the Federal Reserve, intended to keep interest rates low, will hurt taxpayers in the future, according to Duquesne University economist Antony Davies.

US District Court upholds right to conceal in Maryland

12:02 AM 03/06/2012

Maryland’s goal to control the amount of firearms carried by residents is unconstitutional, according to U.S. District Judge Benson Everette.

Debt hawk to US: You may soon ‘have your creditors basically controlling you’

5:23 PM 03/05/2012

Interest on the federal debt is expected to rival defense spending by 2017, totaling nearly $566 billion annually.