New $10 Bill Idea

The decision by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew (above) to replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill has many critics, including former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. The Obama administration has a money problem. More specifically, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is under attack for announcing that the U.S. Treasury will change the $10 bill in order to […]

John A. Walker Jr

A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday. Retired Navy Warrant Officer John A. Walker Jr. died Thursday at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke […]

Lady al-Qaeda

Amid the kidnappings, the demands for riches and the executions, a name of controversy and conspiracy has reemerged: Aafia Siddiqui. Once called the “most wanted woman in the world,” she is now more widely known as “Lady al-Qaeda.” And Islamic State leaders wants their lady back. They want her back so badly, jihadists said they […]

Douglas McAuthur McCain

An American man suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants who have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria to the alarm of the Baghdad government and its allies in the West has been killed in Syria, a U.S. official said on Tuesday. “We were aware of U.S. Citizen Douglas McAuthur McCain’s presence in Syria […]

Great Reason To Legalize Pot

We’ve learned about a couple of good medical benefits to marijuana this year and now it seems there’s another one: Using medicinal marijuana makes it less likely that you’ll become hooked on painkillers. A new study published this in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal finds that states that have legalized medicinal marijuana have significantly fewer […]

Bans On All U.S. Food, EU Fruit And Vegetables

Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all fruit and vegetables from Europe, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, a sweeping response to Western sanctions imposed over its support for rebels in Ukraine. The measures will hit consumers at home who rely on cheap imports, and on farmers in […]

Israel Spied On Kerry

German magazine reported on Sunday that Israel and at least one other intelligence agency were listening in on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s unsecured phone calls last year when he was holding nearly daily negotiations for peace with various leaders in the Middle East. The magazine cited “several sources from intelligence circles” as saying […]

U.S. Calls Israeli Attack On School ‘Disgraceful’

The United States declared Sunday it is “appalled” by Israel’s “disgraceful” attack on a United Nations school sheltering some 3,000 displaced people in southern Gaza. In language that was rare in its directness and severity, the U.S. denounced the attack earlier Sunday, which killed 10 people. The statement released by the U.S. State Department noted […]