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A powerful hand-held weapon being developed by the Pentagon could end up in police hands, says a report in a UK science journal.
The Pentagon’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate has been developing the Thermal Laser System since 2005, with the purpose of developing a weapon that could disperse crowds or incapacitate individuals by causing them to [...]
US House Rep. Tom Price, the Georgia Republican who introduced a motion to condemn Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson for saying that the Republican health care plan amounts to hoping that the sick “die quickly,” said he would withdraw the motion to give Rep. Grayson (D-FL) a chance to apologize.
Well, Grayson has apologized — just not [...]
In another sign that the Obama administration is increasingly willing to take on its media critics directly, the White House blog has published a comparison of Fox News “rhetoric” versus “reality” on the issue of President Obama’s support for Chicago’s Olympic bid.
The statement went so far as to use the expression “Fox lies.”
“Last night Fox [...]
Chamber backtracks on climate change as resignations mount
Athletic footwear maker Nike has resigned from its position on the board of the US Chamber of Commerce, the latest sign that a major rift has formed within the US’s preeminent business group over climate change legislation expected this fall.
According to The Hill, the Oregon-based shoe maker cited [...]