Dark drug drama “Breaking Bad” dominated television nominations for the annual Writers Guild Awards on Thursday, with “Modern Family” leading the way in the comedy category. A trio of HBO newcomers – Lena Dunham’s “Girls,” Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom,” and political satire “Veep” – will compete in the new series category, along with network comedy […]
Outstanding Lead Actor, Drama: Damian Lewis Outstanding Lead Actress, Drama: Claire Danes Outstanding Supporting Actor, Drama: Aaron Paul Outstanding Drama Series: Homeland Outstanding Lead Actress, Comedy: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Outstanding Lead Actor, Comedy: Jon Cryer Outstanding Supporting Actress, Comedy: Julie Bowen Outstanding Supporting Actor, Comedy: Eric Stonestreet Outstanding Directing, Comedy: Steve Levitan Outstanding Comedy Series: […]
John Brennan works underground. His basement office in the White House has low ceilings and no windows
You know the government’s broken when, in the face of tough fiscal times, the President freezes government spending but gives the military a pass. That’s because spending on the military and homeland security, following 9/11 and the launch of two wars in its wake, has become sacrosanct.
More than 500 kilos of cocaine have been found hidden near the engine room of an oil tanker in the Spanish port of Tarragona, Spain’s Guardia Civil said in a statement Saturday.
Federal authorities are moving to rein in the man dubbed “America’s Toughest Sheriff” after complaints that immigration raids by his deputies amounted to unconstitutional roundups of Latinos. Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff’s department have had an agreement with the Department of Homeland Security since 2007 that allows his department to enforce federal immigration laws
The president of Maldives, who last year proposed relocating his entire country, is set to chair an underwater Cabinet meeting this month to highlight the threat global warming and rising sea levels pose to his low-lying nation. “It’s definitely intended to bring attention to how climate change will affect us and to call upon the entire world to come up with a concrete solution,” said Aminath Shauna, the deputy undersecretary in the president’s office, on Wednesday
Fossilized bones of a saber-toothed cat and dinosaurs that may be 100 million years old are among “priceless” artifacts that the United States handed over to China in a ceremony Monday. The fossils, which also include dinosaur eggs believed to be 60 million years old, were seized by U.S
Plainclothes investigators sent to test security at federal buildings in four U.S. cities were successful in smuggling bomb components through guard posts at all 10 of the sites they visited, according to a government report. The investigators then assembled the bombs in restrooms and freely entered numerous government offices while carrying the devices in briefcases, the report said.
Cloaked in a traditional flowing red and saffron Tibetan robe the Dalai Lama took a deep breath as he began to express his gratitude to the country that took him in as a refugee 50 years ago. “I think in this country (there are) many other refugees,” the Dalai Lama reflected, sitting cross legged