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U.N. Assembly cheers as Palestinians cast first vote

The Palestinians voted for the first time at the UN General Assembly Monday and claimed the moment as a new step in its quest for full recognition by the global body. Most of the 193 members of the General Assembly stood in applause when Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour cast a…

Georgia Democrat proposes drug testing for lawmakers

Democratic Georgia state Rep. Scott Holcomb has introduced legislation to the General Assembly that would require lawmakers to pass a drug test before taking office. The usual bill was filed last week in response to a proposal to drug test welfare applicants, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “This bill is really very…

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