Quantcast
Home » Archives » U.S. News (Page 1858)

Dallas police hunt for body of boy starved to death by parents

Police in Dallas, Texas are still hunting for the body of an 11-year-old boy who they say was starved to death by his parents over the course of six months. The mother and father of Jonathan Ramsey are both behind bars, accused of keeping their son in a small bedroom…

U.S. coastguard rescues injured from stricken yacht

The US Coast Guard have rescued two injured crew members from a yacht hit by a “monstrous foaming swell” in the Pacific, in an operation made more complicated by bad weather, officials said. A 29-year-old man and 50-year-old woman were transferred from the 68-foot (21-meter) “Geraldton Western Australia” — which was taking…

‘Huge shift’ among female voters gives Obama lead in battleground states

There is often a gender gap between the two political parties, with woman voters tending to favor the Democrats while a majority of men support Republican candidates. In recent weeks, however, as the Republican Party has become embroiled in the contraception issue, that gap has widened into an abyss. A…

Goldman Sachs dumps stake in Village Voice Media to avoid ties to sex trafficking allegations

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has revealed some information on one of Goldman Sachs’ investments that has the private equity firm furiously attempting to control what it apparently sees as potential damage to its image. Kristof wrote in his column on Saturday that Village Voice Media, which owns a…

Santorum: GOP thinks voters ‘need Mitt Romney shoved down their throat’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says that GOP leaders are making a mistake by “trying to convince the Republicans across this country that they need Mitt Romney shoved down their throat.” In an interview on Sunday, the former Pennsylvania senator told NBC host Savannah Guthrie that he wasn’t getting out…

Man denied entry into U.S. to bury his son

A Mexican man told The Associated Press that the United States has barred him from entering the country to attend the funeral of his family members, including his son, who died in a Pennsylvania home this past week. “Fidel” Merlos-Lopez is trying to attend the funeral services for his 10-year-old…

Coulter: Martin’s killing ‘does not implicate Stand Your Ground law’

Ann Coulter on Sunday was anxious to defend Florida’s so-called “Stand Your Ground” law, arguing that it should not be a part of the debate in the killing of an unarmed African-American teen. The conservative firebrand told an ABC News panel that no matter which side of the story you…

Obama ‘stated the obvious’ in Russia remarks: Biden

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday President Barack Obama “stated the obvious” when he assured Russia’s president he would have more flexibility to deal with missile defense after US elections. In an interview with CBS’s Face the Nation, Biden dismissed Republican criticism of Obama’s remarks to President Dmitry…

Biden: Reconsider gun laws after Trayvon Martin killing

Vice President Joe Biden says that he expects a fresh debate over Florida’s “State Your Ground” law, which is being used to defend neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman after he killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. “I think the governor of Florida was correct and the president was correct in saying we should…

Paul Ryan: ‘I totally misspoke’ by calling generals liars

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday said he had made a mistake by suggesting America’s top military brass were being dishonest when they said they supported President Barack Obama’s budget cuts. “I totally misspoke,” Ryan admitted to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “It was not the impression I meant…

Google+