Lawmakers in South Carolina are trying to keep junk food out of the governor’s mansion.
Although Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court were on break, this week was packed with plenty of political headlines. Here’s a look at what you might have missed.
The White House budget office is recalculating how to apply automatic spending cuts for a handful of agencies, freeing up almost $4 billion for the Pentagon and another $1 billion or so for other agencies like the Homeland Security Department and NASA.
A Boy Scouts of America group will vacate its city-owned Philadelphia headquarters in return for $825,000 under an agreement that settles a long legal battle over the organization’s ban on gays, Mayor Michael Nutter’s office said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN says Howard Kurtz will address his mistaken story on gay basketball player Jason Collins on “Reliable Sources,” the weekly media criticism show he hosts on the news network.
Kurtz also worked for website
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — After fleeing to Israel following a 2008 immigration raid, a former manager at a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa has appeared in a U.S. courtroom to answer charges that he harbored immigrants in the
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Usher is stepping into the boxing ring to portray Sugar Ray Leonard in the new film “Hands of Stone.”
Usher says he has spent more than a year preparing to play Leonard,
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says the federal government should put its efforts into prosecuting criminals who illegally buy guns and not into trying to pass new gun control laws.
Cruz told thousands of people
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An experimental unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force has flown at more than five times the speed of sound in a test off California.
The Air Force said in a statement Friday
It appears that April was a much better month for women than men in the job market, according to the government’s latest employment report released Friday.
The unemployment rate for adult women — those 20 and older —