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House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian RebelsThe final tally was 273 to 156. But many members of both parties broke ranks with their leaders — Reps. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi — who strongly backed the measure.

Boeing And SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion In NASA Contracts

Boeing And SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion In NASA ContractsNASA has chosen Boeing and SpaceX to build the vehicles that will transport its astronauts to the International Space Station.

Tennessee Denies Public Assistance To Drug Users

Tennessee Denies Public Assistance To Drug UsersWelfare recipients in Tennessee now have to declare any prior drug history when they apply for public assistance.

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic InequalitySen. Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender, is concerned about issues of access to affordable education, availability of job training and prospects for economic mobility. While shunning the "income inequality" language of the left, he insists that those problems need to be viewed through the lens of limited government.

States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says

States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report SaysNew data released by the Department of Labor suggests that raising the minimum wage in some states might have spurred job growth, contrary to what critics said would happen.

Now A Hurricane, Arthur Steams Along Eastern Seaboard

Now A Hurricane, Arthur Steams Along Eastern SeaboardEvacuations are under way in parts of North Carolina, where Hurricane Arthur threatens to drench coastal areas today. The National Hurricane Center upgraded the storm to a hurricane early this morning.

Still Off Florida’s Coast, Tropical Storm Arthur Moves Northward

Still Off Florida’s Coast, Tropical Storm Arthur Moves NorthwardForecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center In Miami say Tropical Storm Arthur is gaining strength as it moves slowly northward.

Veteran bikes 5,800 miles to honor fallen military, ends in Juneau

Veteran bikes 5,800 miles to honor fallen military, ends in JuneauFor 120 days, Tom von Kaenel rode his bike solo from Key West, Florida, to Juneau, Alaska.

Jacques Cousteau’s Grandson Plans To Spend A Month Underwater

Jacques Cousteau’s Grandson Plans To Spend A Month UnderwaterFabien Cousteau has been following in his grandfather Jacques Cousteau's flipper-steps for years — scuba diving around the world and making underwater documentaries of his own. Now he's seeking to break the elder oceanographer's record for the longest period of time spent underwater.

Study: Americans Less Fearful Of Storms Named After Women

Study: Americans Less Fearful Of Storms Named After WomenA study published Monday suggests Americans are less afraid of hurricanes with female names.
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