A delegation of 18 House Republicans is heading to the White House Thursday afternoon to propose a short-term increase in the debt ceiling, which the White House indicated President Obama could sign -- but the deal would not resolve the partial government shutdown which is now in its 10th day.
President Obama has described members of Congress who insist on fiscal responsibility as having taken “hostages,” “demanding a ransom,” using “extortion,” and threatening to “blow up” the government. Is this the language of a president or a victim?
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is urging caution regarding domestic reports of abuse of krokodil, a morphine derivative used in poor rural areas of Russia as a cheap alternative to heroin for the past decade.
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died from auto-erotic asphyxiation, not suicide, and two prison guards falsified logs documenting their observation of him in the hours before he died, the state said Thursday.