Contentious or politically driven Supreme Court nominations are not new. But US history shows that many of those contested nominees who were confirmed would go on to author controversial opinions.
From UHF, Weird Al Yankovic brings "controversy" to daytime TV.
President Obama on Monday morning called the Internal Revenue Service’s admitted targeting of conservative groups “outrageous” and said he “will not tolerate it.”
Fox "news" Sunday added a special guest to their "Power Panel" yesterday, famed investigative reporter (and self-described Republican) Bob Woodward, in (what appeared to me) a deliberate ploy to try and get him to compare the Benghazi incident
A new video from the Gates Foundation... Giving women and girls access to family planning tools and information is the easiest way to empower them to determine their own futures. Raise your voice and pledge to support family planning for
A Missouri congressman's startling remarks about "legitimate rape" and pregnancy have set off a torrent of criticism from his fellow Republicans as well as from Democrats. And the episode has made the abortion issue an unwelcome focus for GOP candidates nationwide.
New research has concluded that salty, mineral-rich fluids deep beneath Pennsylvania's natural gas fields are likely seeping upward thousands of feet into drinking water supplies...
A round-up of "Occupy" news for Friday, January 13, 2012...
Note: I'm experimenting with a new (hopefully) daily feature that attempts to recap the day's economic news in a way that's informative and entertaining. There's a lot of insane stuff going on in the world of economics and finance and my goal will
Newstalgia Reference Room - Privacy, Controversy and TV - the moral question over news gathering and what is journalism and what is exploitation for prurience sake in 1957.