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Soldiers’ ‘Fun’ Photo With Flag-Draped Coffin Sparks Outrage

Soldiers’ ‘Fun’ Photo With Flag-Draped Coffin Sparks Outrage

Two photos posted on Instagram by a member of the Wisconsin National Guard have caused an uproar on social media.

Coming Out Has Complicated Player’s Prospects, NFL Execs Say

Coming Out Has Complicated Player’s Prospects, NFL Execs Say

Michael Sam has been a star defensive end at the University of Missouri. He’s been an All-American and The Associated Press SEC Defensive Player of the Year.

Shadow Seen! Groundhog Predicts 6 More Weeks Of Cold

Shadow Seen! Groundhog Predicts 6 More Weeks Of Cold

Punxsutawney Phil, the “prognosticator of prognosticators” saw his shadow after being roused from hibernation just long enough to make his annual prediction.

Water Bans Lifted In Several West Virginia Areas

Water Bans Lifted In Several West Virginia Areas

A ban on using tap water has been lifted in at least three areas affected by a chemical spill in West Virginia, where some 300,000 water customers received “do not use” advisories Thursday.

Ease Up On ‘No Tolerance’ Policies, U.S. Agencies Tell Schools

Ease Up On ‘No Tolerance’ Policies, U.S. Agencies Tell Schools

Saying that “zero tolerance” discipline policies at U.S. schools are unfairly applied “all too often,” Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is urging officials to rethink that approach.

Utah Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Stop Gay Marriages

Utah Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Stop Gay Marriages

Utah’s attorney general has filed a request with the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay that would allow the state to enforce its limit of marriage to a union between a man and a woman.

Microsoft Executive Will Now Run HealthCare.gov

Microsoft Executive Will Now Run HealthCare.gov

The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will take over the operation of the troubled HealthCare.gov website.

Obama’s ‘You Can Keep It’ Promise Is ‘Lie Of The Year’

Obama’s ‘You Can Keep It’ Promise Is ‘Lie Of The Year’

President Obama’s oft-repeated promise that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it” is 2013′s “lie of the year,” according to the fact checkers at the Tampa Bay Times’ nonpartisan PolitiFact project.

AP Poll: ‘Americans Are A Mistrustful Bunch’

AP Poll: ‘Americans Are A Mistrustful Bunch’

The General Social Survey found that the number of Americans who say most people can be trusted has plummeted.

IRS Proposes Guidelines On Politicking By Tax-Exempt Groups

IRS Proposes Guidelines On Politicking By Tax-Exempt Groups

Ending the year by weighing in again on a topic that caused it great grief back in the spring, the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday defined limits on the political activity of tax-exempt “social welfare” organizations.