N.Y. Court Upholds $13,000 Fine Against Farm Owners Who Refused to Host Gay Wedding

A New York appellate court upheld Thursday a $13,000 judgment against the owners of Liberty Ridge Farm for refusing to host a same-sex marriage on their property. Cynthia and Robert Gifford, who own the 100-acre farm in Rensselaer County, violated the state’s Human Rights Law when they declined for religious reasons a September 2012 request […]

US Pledges $4 Billion to Speed Self-Driving Cars

US Pledges $4 Billion to Speed Self-Driving Cars The US administration pledged Thursday to help clear the way for autonomous vehicles with an investment of $4 billion to fund research and testing projects. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx made the announcement in Detroit, flanked by executives from Google and auto manufacturers General Motors, Ford Motor […]

Huelskamp on Obama’s Legacy: He Will Be the Planned Parenthood and Food Stamp President

When asked about President Barack Obama’s legacy ahead of his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said he would be remembered for his support for the nation’s largest abortion provider and for increasing the number of people receiving federal food assistance. CNSNews.com asked Huelskamp if Obama’s recent veto of the reconciliation bill passed […]

Obama Administration to Announce Efforts to Boost Self-Driving Cars

The Obama administration will announce efforts to boost self-driving cars on Thursday, and President Barack Obama may discuss advanced transportation efforts in his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday, according to government officials. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, told reporters that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will be in […]

Republicans Agree They Need to Improve Anti-Poverty Efforts

Republican presidential candidates showcasing their anti-poverty ideas Saturday agreed on at least one thing: Their party needs to improve how it talks and listens to poor people. In a rare, conservative-led forum focused on how to combat poverty, Republicans, including several presidential contenders, admitted they often just don’t know how to convince low-income Americans that […]

California Customer Says Bloody Fingertip Came With Salad

A pregnant California woman has filed a claim saying she found a bloody fingertip in a salad at an Applebee’s restaurant in Paso Robles. Cathleen Martin of Atascadero tells The Tribune (http://bit.ly/1S8TXpx) in San Luis Obispo that she was with her husband and child at the restaurant in December and everyone ate from her Chinese […]

Rape Survivor To Obama: Your Gun Control Agenda Makes Protecting My Family ‘Harder For Me’

If you didn’t watch President Obama’s invite-only “town hall” event on CNN last night, you’d actually find that there were some participants who favored strong Second Amendment rights. Kris Jacob, vice president of the American Firearms Retailers Association, and Taya Kyle, the wife of the late American war hero Chris Kyle, were called on to […]

BLS: Less Educated People More Likely to Claim Illness or Disability As Reason for Not Working

Men and women ages 25-54 with less education were more likely to be labor force nonparticipants than their counterparts with more education, says a recent report from the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. And people with less education were more likely to cite illness or disability as their main reason for not working. In […]

Sexual Assault Reports Rise at Military Academies

Reports of sexual assaults in military service academies increased by more than 50 percent in the 2014 to 2015 school year compared with the previous year, according to a Pentagon report released Friday. The report indicates the increase might be because of growing confidence among students that the assault allegations will be taken seriously. “Given […]