A group of Republicans wrote to Obama to "commend" him for traveling to Israel but also questioning the choice not to address members of the Knesset, which they describe as "a customary and symbolic gesture that celebrates our shared democratic ideals and the special relationship between Israel and United States."
Authorities have arrested two eastern Ohio girls suspected of making social media threats against a West Virginia girl who accused two high school football players of raping her in a case that drew widespread attention.
A law teacher with the University of Oregon got a life lesson from the school of hard knocks when he was fired from his position after he got irate with student protestors eventually shoving one and snatching the phone of another.
With a Swiss Army knife in hand, Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Ed Markey visited Boston's Logan Airport last week to make a very public showing of his efforts stop the federal government from allowing airline passengers to bring small, folding knives on board. Markey, who has held his congressional seat since 1976 and is now running for Senate, appears to have tapped into potential political gold.