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  • Texas actress to serve 18 years for sending ricin letter to Obama

    Shannon Guess Richardson, a Texas actress, will serve 18 years in federal prison after she sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as part of a bizarre plot to frame her estranged husband, federal...
  • Target asks customers not to bring guns to its stores

    MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp. on Wednesday took a stand against customers who bring firearms into its stores. "This is a complicated issue, but it boils down to a simple belief: Bringing firearms to Target creates an environment that is at odds with the...
  • Variety Wins More Awards Than All News Outlets at LA Press Club Event

    Variety took home more awards than any other news organization in any medium at the Los Angeles Press Club's SoCal Journalism Awards Sunday night at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. In its first year as a glossy weekly magazine, the publication won eight...
  • Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman: Bloomberg's gun control campaign based on questionable statistics

    When Michael Bloomberg recently suggested that his pathway to heaven was already paved with his own golden "gun control" deeds, he overlooked one of the Ten Commandments, the one about giving "false testimony." The billionaire ex-mayor's long-running gun...
  • GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit

    WASHINGTON--The alleged "raid" on the Republican senatorial primary in Mississippi, wherein black Democratic voters were said to have crossed over to vote for longtime incumbent Thad Cochran, has outraged his tea-party challengers. It sounds like a...
  • State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal

    State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal
    NEW YORK — New Yorkers can now sip their super-sized sodas without worry. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to limit the sale of large sugary drinks was rejected Thursday by the state's highest court, which ruled the local health...
  • Bipartisan report tallies climate change impact on economy, urges businesses to act

    Bipartisan report tallies climate change impact on economy, urges businesses to act
      Billions of dollars of property damage along the Eastern Seaboard. Sharply reduced yields of corn, wheat and soy at Midwestern farms. Rising sea levels threatening military installations in Southern California. These and other risks from climate...
  • What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities

    What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities
    New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has promised to make the streets of his city safer for those who travel them, whether by foot, bicycle or car. How? By following Sweden's lead. Over the last 15 years, Stockholm has cut pedestrian deaths by 31%...
  • Rep. Charles Rangel, 84, tries humor to fend off younger challengers

    It was Rep. Charles Rangel's turn to speak in a debate against two rivals hoping to end the New York Democrat's 44-year congressional career. Instead of addressing the audience, though, the 84-year-old Rangel casually picked up his phone, pretended to...
  • New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million

    New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million
    A proposed settlement of the civil rights suit brought by five men falsely imprisoned in the Central Park jogger case has gone to the New York comptroller’s office, a key step on the route to final approval. The proposed settlement of the racially...
  • Target 'respectfully requests' shoppers leave guns at home

    Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting. "This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.  In its "Bullseye...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...