Benjamin Fearnow

Medical workers of the John Fitzgerald Kennedy hospital in Monrovia put on protective suits prior to carrying bodies of Ebola virus victims on September 6, 2014.   (credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Largest Liberian Newspaper: US Government Manufactured Ebola, AIDS Virus

The largest newspaper in Liberia published a conspiracy theory accusing the United States of intentionally engineering the Ebola and AIDS viruses in bioterrorism research labs and infecting Africans with the virus through vaccinations.

09/11/2014

AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers' identities online. credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

IRS Scammers Stealing Millions Through Phone Calls Demanding Back Taxes

Aggressive calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS have conned more than $5 million from U.S. taxpayers as the victims are told they owe thousands of dollars in back taxes and are threatened with repossession and jail time.

09/06/2014

A photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows U.S. freelance reporter James Foley resting in a room at the airport of Sirte, Libya. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Oppose Paying Ransom For Hostages Held Captive By Terrorists

Nearly two-thirds of Americans agree with U.S. and British government policy of refusing to pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.

08/26/2014

The Israel Defense Forces have declared their “mission accomplished” as they withdraw their ground forces on Tuesday for a three-day cease-fire in Gaza. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Poll: Twice As Many Americans Blame Hamas For Gaza Violence Than Israel

Amid calls for a cease-fire in in the Gaza Strip, more than twice as many Americans say that Hamas (40 percent) is responsible for the current violence in comparison to just 19 percent who blame Israel.

07/29/2014

At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Schumer: Scared Republicans Can Pass Immigration Reform, Tea Party Has ‘Peaked’

At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”

06/27/2014

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-Amnesty Group Asks Americans To Mail ‘Gently Used Underwear’ To Obama, Boehner

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol.

06/26/2014

United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.  (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Dems Announce Bill For Legal Representation Of Illegal Immigrant Children

A group of Democratic congressmen announced a bill on Monday that would give legal representation to unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border illegally.

06/24/2014

Former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ridiculed Matt Drudge and Karl Rove as “gamers” simply looking to “divert attention” from real issues facing Americans. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Clinton: Matt Drudge, Karl Rove Planting ‘False Information’

Former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ridiculed Matt Drudge and Karl Rove as “gamers” simply looking to “divert attention” from real issues facing Americans.

06/13/2014

Members of the U.S. Secret Service.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Secret Service Requests Software To Track Social Media Trends, Detect Sarcasm

The U.S. Secret Service is seeking software that can identify top influencers and trending sets of social media data, allowing the agency to monitor these streams in real-time – and sift through the sarcasm.

06/04/2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled on Wednesday that the use of “In God We Trust” on American currency does not violate the Establishment Clause or the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.  (Photo by Hugh Pinney/Getty Images)

US Appeals Court: ‘In God We Trust’ On Currency Not A Violation Of First Amendment

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled on Wednesday that the use of “In God We Trust” on American currency does not violate the Establishment Clause or the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.

05/29/2014

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