Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will enjoy some "enthusiastic" support at campaign events this week from supporters who were paid to cheer on the minority leader, according to an email obtained by The Hill.
No one likes paying taxes. Everyone likes receiving benefits. And our politicians have become thunderously dishonest in trying to convince Americans they can have it both ways.
There are a lot of weird entrants for the Guinness Book of Records, but a group of Greek bakers in Thessaloniki really rose to the challenge when they built a giant "koulouri" on Sunday around the city's medieval White Tower.
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have been trying to capture the Syrian town of Kobani for about a month.
The key to understanding dinosaur ecology may lie in fossilized amber. Ryan McKellar, a research scientist at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Canada, studies the amber pieces buried alongside dinosaur skeletons.
Republican House candidate Anthony Culler on Monday doubled down on his description of gays as "gremlins," posting a video on Facebook in which he warns that same-sex couples threaten to undermine traditional Christian values.
That finding comes from Gallup's latest survey of what issues facing the nation Americans deem most important.
If you want to make sure you're protected during the zombie apocalypse, Tiger Log Cabins has you covered.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been given a personal security detail following an unspecified ISIS threat, according to Politico.
To the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Syrian women are slaves. To much of the rest of the world, they are victims.
Harry Ashby, the 29-year-old security guard who was signed off work with morning sickness, cravings, a growing stomach and breasts during his girlfriend's pregnancy, was told he had Couvade syndrome.
GrubHub "is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants," according to itself.
ISIS renewed its offensive in northern Iraq on Monday with 15 nearly simultaneous attacks on Kurdish forces.
Hundreds of people protested outside New York's Metropolitan Opera on Monday, saying a controversial show about the murder of a disabled Jewish man by Palestinian gunmen in 1985 glorifies terrorism and is anti-Semitic.
1. Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years for manslaughter South African double-amputee track star Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued new guidelines for protective gear for those treating Ebola patients.
Commercial surrogacy might look like the harnessing of technology to enhance reproductive freedom. But in reality, this practice invariably involves wealthy couples renting poorer women's bodies.
More and more, Paul Krugman is turning into a caricature of himself. The Nobel Prize–winning New York Times columnist wrote an op-ed this week arguing that Amazon wields a dangerous amount of clout, using Amazon's dispute over book prices with Hachette publishing group as his prime evidence.
The fight book of our generation has landed. And that's no small thing. Sport-fighting has always attracted some of the best writers.
If you're looking for someone to hurl sweeping, ill-informed insults at the deeply held beliefs of hundreds of millions of people, the so-called New Atheists are always happy to oblige.