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Iranian mother of two faces death by stoning over alleged adultery

A 42-year-old Afghan woman convicted of adultery in 2006 is set to be stoned to death shortly, according to human rights activists.

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Louisiana congressman breaks down at oil hearing

A Louisiana Democratic congressman teared up during a subcommittee hearing into the causes of the oil spill now threatening the Gulf of Mexico and was unable to finish his remarks.

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Unhinged Carville goes off on Obama on oil spill: 'Man, you've got to put somebody in charge... We're about to die down here'

James Carville, one of tv's most popular Democratic talking heads and a former adviser to President Bill Clinton, turned visibly angry in a interview Wednesday about the BP oil spill, accusing President Barack Obama of losing control.

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Rand Paul hedges on support for 1964 Civil Rights Act

Update: Paul says it was 'poor decision' to do Maddow show, slams 'loony left' for making civil rights fuss

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Pot activists feature joint-smoking Obama in ad for pot party

Don't bogart that, Obama.

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GOP senator flipped me the bird: ABC News producer

ABC News producer Zach Wolf said he was given the middle finger by Republican Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY), when a fellow reporter asked why the senator had put a hold on a federal highway bill that has furloughed more than 2,000 federal workers.

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Fox News host: 'All of the people who try to blow up airliners look alike'

Fox News host Steve Doocy was forced to backtrack Tuesday after a guest called him out over a seemingly transparent racist quip in which he declared that all the suspects who'd tried to blow up American airliners "look alike."

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Critic hacks GOP website, leveling invective at donors

An enterprising critic of Republican senators discovered a flaw in the Republican fundraising machine early Friday morning, delivering an unexpected invective to would-be GOP supporters.

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Giuliani: 'We had no domestic attacks under Bush'

UPDATE: ABC's George Stephanopoulos has taken responsibility for not challenging former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the mayor's assertion on Good Morning America Friday that "we had no domestic attacks under Bush."

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Ann Coulter says she's afraid of anal, foreskin bombings

If you didn't lose your lunch over comments conservative doyenne Ann Coulter made about abortion doctors ("I'm not opposed to shooting abortionists") or about Jews ("We just want Jews to be perfected, as they say") or maybe even about John Edwards (whom she called a "faggot"), you might just lose it over her latest quip.

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Stephen Colbert: TSA should give all young Muslims involuntary colonoscopy

In a desultory rant Tuesday night, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert jabbed conservatives who are promoting racial profiling and more radical techniques after the failed Christmas bomb plot against a commercial jetliner.

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Scarborough: CIA has video of Afghan suicide attack

MSNBC's Morning Joe's executive producer reported Wednesday morning that the network has been told there is video of the suicide bomb attack that killed seven CIA employees in Afghanistan last week.

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GOP senator continues to block TSA appointee -- despite attempted detonation of plane

jimdemint DeMint: Unionization a threat to airport security A Republican senator who is blocking the confirmation of President Barack Obama's choice to head the Transportation Security Administration said Monday that he will continue to block the nominee, saying that he's concerned Obama pick Erroll Southers would allow TSA employees to have collective bargaining aggreements.

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NBC removes controversial clip after Brittany Murphy's death

A Saturday Night Live skit satirizing the recently-passed film star Brittany Murphy was taken down by NBC after complaints that the skit was in poor taste.

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Colbert joins shill parade for gold: '100 coins earns you free life'

'Conservative talk and gold go together like Obama and a Hitler mustache'

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