National

Via: Yahoo Sports It’s been a week of change for Caster Semenya, the South African runner at the center of a gender controversy at last month’s world track championships. First, one of her South African coaches quit the team in shame for not telling Semenya that she was being subjected to gender tests. (Semenya had thought […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – In a speech that drew fire even before he delivered it, President Barack Obama is telling the nation’s schoolchildren he “expects great things from each of you.” “At the end of the day, we can have the most dedicated teachers, the most supportive parents, and the best schools in the world,” […]

(Cleveland, OH) — More than 28,000 men will die from prostate cancer this year, which is why health experts want more people to know about the disease. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which is a time for men to learn ways the can help lower their risk for the disease. Dr. Eric Klein […]

VIA MSNBC: NEW YORK – Americans will cut their Labor Day holiday travel plans dramatically this year to save money in a tough economy and to keep their children near home at the start of the school year. Some 39.1 million domestic travelers will take to the roads and airways during the end-of-summer holiday, down […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who spent part of his August break fishing out West, offered a wry response when asked earlier this week what the administration’s plan is for health care. “Catch more fish,” he e-mailed back. Whether the tongue-in-cheek reply was designed to disguise changes underway inside the […]

VIA DIGITAL JOURNAL: Fox pundit Glenn Beck and Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey have been targeted for boycotts by angry left-leaning opponents as of late. Now the boycotters themselves are being boycotted. That blowback has cost GEICO 6,500 customers. Ah, the boycott. A long and honored tradition in America, and perhaps one of […]

VIA CBS NEWS The following are remarks provided by the White House for the president’s eulogy delivered at the funeral of Sen. Edward Kennedy, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Roxbury, Mass. ——————————————————————————– Mrs. Kennedy, Kara, Edward, Patrick, Curran, Caroline, members of the Kennedy family, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Today we say […]

VIA MYFOXDC: COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s lieutenant governor called on Gov. Mark Sanford to resign Wednesday, promising to put aside his own political ambitions if that convinces fellow Republicans wary of elevating him to urge Sanford to step down. Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer is now the most prominent state Republican pressing for Sanford’s resignation […]

VIA CNN: WASHINGTON (CNN) — The young senator inspired a new generation of voters with his message of change and extended America’s hand to the global community in an effort to promote a different kind of diplomacy. One magazine characterized him as having a “quick charm, the patience to listen, a sure social touch, an […]

VIA CNN: (CNN) — Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 77. “We’ve lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joyous light in our lives, but the inspiration of […]