Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced that his office is filing criminal charges against four members of former Rep. Thad McCotter’s congressional staff. The accusations relate to alleged fraud surrounding nominating petitions for McCotter’s 2012 re-election campaign.
According to a federal appeals court, utilities must hand over customer records — which include credit card numbers, phone numbers and power consumption data — to the authorities without court warrants if drug agents believe they are “relevant” to an investigation.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has stopped issuing any licenses for new and existing reactors while it addresses the problem.
A Missouri man gained the right to grow vegetables in his front yard after zoning administrators backed down at forbidding his garden as an eyesore.
Support for legalizing marijuana in Colorado is increasing.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus is tired of talking about Mitt Romney’s tax returns.
Iowa Rep. Steve King introduced his bill to make English the official language. Michigan Rep. John Conyers began his opposing statement speaking Spanish.
There are rumors that Jon Huntsman may speak at the Democratic convention. Unlikely…unlikely…probably unlikely.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called out anti-Muslim conservative bigots.
Former White House Chief of Staff John Sununu: “President Obama has failed because he really is a wuss.”
It never works out well bringing up the confederate flag at a NAACP meeting.
The United States has rescued Iranian sailors for the seventh time in the last two years.
In China, carbon credit markets are being distorted by manufacturers who are producing more greenhouse gases so that they can get credits by destroying them.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak’s surprise visit to a small rocky island marks an abrupt escalation in a territory dispute with Japan.
Britain’s Olympic legacy may be more Big Brother.
An Italian winemaker has put Hitler on his bottles.