President Obama signed a bill into law last week that places new restrictions on protests at military funerals, sparking a new debate on First Amendment rights.
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Just days after a new Gallup poll found that 54 percent of Americans believe the Transportation Security Administration is doing a good or excellent job, TSA agents at Boston’s Logan airport were accused of racial profiling.
Nathan Duszynski, a 13-year-old whose hot dog cart was shut down by city officials in Holland, Mich., is now homeless, along with his disabled parents.
Fannie Mae is reporting a $2.2 billion profit for last quarter. This is only the second quarterly gain for the mortgage giant since being taken over by government conservatorship in 2008.
Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn amped up pressure on state Republicans to go along with his public pension reforms on Sunday by threatening massive budget cuts for school districts. At the crux of the reforms is a plan to make downstate and suburban school systems pay the pension costs for their work forces.
California has lost billions of dollars in revenue in recent years as businesses and residents flee the state, in part because other states have a more favorable business climate.
Police officers were called into chambers of the Los Angeles City Council to calm the angry medical marijuana activists crying out after the council voted to close 762 marijuana dispensaries in the county, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Thanks to the Department of Agriculture, many animal breeders and pet salespeople may soon have a new leash on life -- and they aren’t happy about it.
County officials in San Bernardino, Calif., may soon use eminent domain to confiscate homeowners’ properties to relieve them of their underwater mortgages in a convoluted and costly plan that may cause more than a few legal headaches.
New heavy duty access roads along Texas’ border with Mexico are making it easier for energy companies to drill for natural gas. The roads, however, are also making it easier for drugs smugglers to avoid Border Patrol highway checkpoints, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Many Europeans blame their economic hardships on "austerity," but research shows that most countries have actually done little to reduce social welfare and other spending.
The massive $109 billion highway bill snaking through Congress now includes a measure to disguise pension funding shortfalls.
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce released an analysis on Friday that harshly criticized President Barack Obama’s “green jobs” initiative as wholly unsuccessful in achieving its goal of spurring job creation and economic growth.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that unions can no longer force workers to pay for political speech and activism they do not agree with.
One business’s eminent domain nightmare has also turned into a case about protection under the First Amendment. Central Radio Company, a small business in Norfolk, Va., may soon become a victim of eminent domain, but in the meantime it has also been ordered to remove a giant banner protesting the impending seizure.