A suspicious package mailed to conservative radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh Thursday afternoon at his North End home contained nothing dangerous, the Sheriff’s Office bomb squad determined after opening it.
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Democratic Rep. Mike Quigley, chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Transparency Caucus that he co-founded with Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, is proposing the House of Representatives strengthen congressional travel reporting requirements following reports on Rep. Ron Paul collecting twice --- once from taxpayers and once from non-profits --- for flights he has been taking, Roll Call reported on Wednesday.
The big-money vehicle intended to raise astronomical sums to serve as the Democratic counter to similar action by Republican-funded super PACs and outside groups is failing miserably, federal documents filed Monday showed.
A Middlesex Superior Court Judge is expected to issue a written decision on a controversial case involving the Pledge of Allegiance.
On Sunday's "Meet the Press" on MSNBC, White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew explained away the Senate's then-1,019-day failure to pass a budget by misleading viewers on Senate rules.
Pakistani fishermen needed at least five cranes to reel in a 40-foot-long whale shark from the waters at a harbor in the port city of Karachi on Tuesday, according to the Express Tribune newspaper.
In a new tell-all book, "Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath," now-69-year-old Mimi Alford writes candidly about her eighteen-month affair with the former president, starting when she was a 19-year-old White House intern.
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz was not the only famous face traipsing around Florida crashing parties. Early on Saturday morning, a gunman wearing a mask police say resembled "a likeness" to President Barack Obama, robbed a McDonalds in Riviera Beach, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
RENO, NEV. — The remaining candidates in the winnowed Republican presidential field are attacking one another with abandon, each day bringing fresh headlines of accusations and outrage.
LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin’s jaw-dropping one-handed jam over Kendrick Perkins sent Los Angeles Clippers fans into a frenzy, fired up his teammates, lit up the Twitterverse and burned the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The disenchanted voters of America --- or just those with a good sense of humor --- aren't simply getting their news from liberal Comedy Central comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, they're sending their money, too. On Tuesday morning, Colbert (and formerly Stewart's) satirical super PAC, "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow," announced that it had raised over $1 million, the New York Times reports. (GAME: Guess that super PAC!)
Rep. Allen West did not mince words on Sunday, telling national Democrats to get out of Florida and, for that matter, out of the country.
Alan Rosenfeld --- a 66-year-old disgraced typing teacher --- hasn’t taught since he was accused of making inappropriate comments and leering at 8th grade girls in 2001, but still collects $100,049 a year from the city, the New York Post reports.
Arianna Huffington launched the French edition of the Huffington Post on Monday, naming millionaire heiress Anne Sinclair --- wife of the disgraced Socialist Dominique-Strauss-Kahn --- as editorial director, France 24 reported.
Rejoice, beer patriots, the Boston Beer Company -- maker of Samuel Adams beers -- has listened to the people and, beginning in March, will offer their Noble Pils brew in 6-packs year-round.
Rumors began swirling early Thursday morning that North Carolina's Democratic governor, Bev Perdue, would soon be announcing that she would not seek a second term. The embattled governor had been performing poorly in statewide polls and faced a strong challenge from Republican Charlotte Mayor Pat McCroy, who she ran against in the 2008 election.