A video featuring a Kansas legislator criticizing President Barack Obama's policies while wearing a hat describing opossum as "the other dark meat" was removed Thursday from YouTube, where the lawmaker had posted it last month.
Moments after South Carolina granted a posthumous pardon to Thomas and Meeks Griffin for a controversial murder conviction nearly 100 years ago, their great-nephew, talk show host Tom Joyner, shared the news with his 8 million daily listeners of his syndicated radio show.
As the U.S. stock market basked Wednesday in better-than-anticipated results from bellwethers Intel Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., some embraced the notion that the market's worst fears involving disappointments in top-line growth might be past.
President Barack Obama, who accused former President George W. Bush of leading a government "that sits on its hands while a major American city drowns," is hearing directly from New Orleans residents who have struggled to rebuild their city since the 2005 hurricane season.
Now comes the hard part of crafting a new health care system — hard not just because a lot of corporate, consumer and political interests want to be satisfied, but because the next steps will proceed in secret.