The astounding reach of Beyonce’s cultural impact is illustrated by a Saturday Night Live bit where first lady wanna-be Ann Romney (played by Kate McKinnon), blurts that she’d kill her equestrian-competition horse to meet Beyonce. “I wouldn’t have pictured you as a Beyonce fan,” says Weekend Update host Seth Myers
Federal bureaucrats call it the “border fence.” The residents along the Texas-Mexico border say it’s a wall echoing the Cold War.
Kansas will now just have one clinic in the state allowed to provide abortions, as the state signaled Thursday that Kansas’ only other two providers are out of business due to tough, new licensing requirements. Advocates of abortion rights allege it’s part of a coordinated, national campaign to limit a woman’s access to reproductive freedom, while abortion opponents argue Kansas’ new rules merely aim to protect the health of women or a viable fetus.
It’s good news for solar advocates and bad news for competitors: General Electric is breaking into the solar business in a major way. In April, GE announced it had built a solar module with the highest publicly reported efficiency rate for cadmium telluride thin film the most popular low-cost solar technology.
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is weighing fresh concern about the sweeping nature of domestic spying using one controversial section of the Patriot Act
The seven men who will go on trial in Bahrain on Thursday will make history as the country’s first-ever civilians to be tried before a military court. Facing the death penalty, they’ve been sequestered in an unknown location for weeks and accused of murdering two policemen by running them over with a car.
Seven-Time Tour de France Winner’s Comeback Bid Failed to Create New Glory; Will Concentrate on Cancer Operate Lance Armstrong is retiring once more – this time for great. Virtually a month following finishing 65th in his last aggressive race in Australia, and practically six a long time removed from your last of an unprecedented seven […]
Civil rights advocates in eastern Louisiana are calling for a justice of the peace of Tangipahoa Parish to resign after he refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple.
President Obama told nation’s largest gay rights group that his administration is “moving forward” with the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. “We should not be punishing patriotic Americans serving this country,” Obama said.
In cities across the country, people with nowhere to live have done what many would have thought unthinkable before the economic crisis: moved into tents.