A North Carolina nonprofit group that proposed using private investigators and other tough political-opposition tactics to "eviscerate" state Republican leaders now faces losing nearly half its funding, after the plans were uncovered last week.
Jodi Arias resumed testimony Monday in her Arizona murder trial as a prosecutor hammered her about her repeated lies to authorities and how her memories seemed crystal clear during direct examination by her attorneys yet seem to have diminished greatly under his questioning.
A top Republican lawmaker countered warnings about the purportedly devastating impact of looming budget cuts, calling on the administration to lessen the blow by taking two simple steps -- stop hiring, and stop traveling.
In radio and billboard ads across the country, the federal government is telling potential gun buyers "don't lie for the other guy." The message is intended to stop those with clean criminal records from buying firearms for felons who legally can't buy guns on their own. However, recent studies show the Obama administration has not enforced many gun laws already on books -- with gun crime prosecutions hitting a decade low in 2011.