List by Month: 3-2012

Obama to Russia : More Flexibility After Elections

03.26.12 | Bob Price

President Barack Obama told Russia's leader Monday that he would have more flexibility after the November election to deal with the contentious issue of missile defense, a candid assessment of political reality that was picked up by a microphone ...

Suspension upheld for NY boy over Violent Drawing

03.23.12 | Bob Price

Acknowledging school violence nationwide, a federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the suspension of a 10-year-old boy for a crayon drawing expressing a desire to blow up his school and its teachers.

The Pope in Mexico

03.23.12 | Bob Price

Pope Benedict XVI denounced the drug-fueled violence wracking Mexico and urged Cubans to use dialogue to find new models to replace Marxism as he began a pilgrimage Friday that will take him to both countries.

Exxon-Valdez sold for Scrap

03.23.12 | Bob Price

The notorious Exxon Valdez tanker, responsible for one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history two decades ago, has been bought by an Indian company almost certainly to be scrapped for its steel and spare parts.

Bias Against Long-Term Unemployed

03.23.12 | Bob Price

More than a dozen states are considering legislation that would forbid employers from refusing to hire workers just because they've been unemployed for months or years.

US intel : Water a Cause for War in Coming Decades

03.22.12 | Bob Price

Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water may cause significant global instability and conflict in the coming decades, as developing countries scramble to meet demand from exploding populations while dealing with the effects of climate change, U.S. ...

NC, SC state line isn't where folks thought it was

03.22.12 | Bob Price

Relatively small errors by surveyors using stakes, hatchets and mental arithmetic 240 years ago could mean the end of Victor Boulware's tiny convenience store.

Obama Defends handling of Keystone Pipeline

03.22.12 | Bob Price

President Barack Obama firmly defended his record on oil drilling Thursday, ordering the government to fast-track an Oklahoma pipeline while accusing Congress of playing politics with a larger Canada-to-Gulf Coast project.

Radio Campaign next step against Rush Limbaugh

03.22.12 | Bob Price

Rush Limbaugh’s opponents are starting a radio campaign against him Thursday, seizing upon the radio star’s attack of a Georgetown law student as a “slut” to make a long-term effort aimed at weakening his business.

200 Interviewed in Penn State Investigation

03.21.12 | Bob Price

Former FBI chief Louis Freeh and his investigators have conducted 200 interviews in their extensive probe of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State, asking questions that go beyond the charges against retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and ...