Zika Virus Spotted In United States, No Signs Of Spreading For Now

The Zika virus has crossed into 11 U.S. states, infecting 31 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three pregnant women, the demographic of highest concern for most national and international health organizations, are among the infected. One of them was a woman in New York City while the other two are in Illinois. Health officials noted, however, that contact with the…

Naval Center Shooting

Navy: No Shooting At San Diego Military Hospital

False Alarm. That’s the word from the U.S. Navy as military officials confirm there was no shooting at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Officials said nothing was found to substantiate the report from one person that shots were fired in Building 26 of the Naval center, not far from Balboa. The building houses barracks, a gym and other administrative offices, according to Naval Capt….

Ted Cruz Rick Perry

One Week From Primary, Cruz Continues To Battle For Win

As the primary soon moves from theoretical leads in the polls to actual delegate counts and votes, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is making a last push to come out of the first gate a winner. His travels through Iowa have included attacks on the other main candidate, at least for the caucuses, and some help from a fellow Texas Republican. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry,…

Naval Center Shooting

BREAKING: Active Shooter In San Diego Naval Medical Center

The San Diego naval base is reporting an active shooter is on the premises of the medical center right now. According to its Facebook and Twitter accounts, personnel in the Naval Medical Center at Balboa, building 26, have reported a shooter roaming through the hallways. Non-emergency personnel are being told to stay away and those inside have been ordered to take emergency precautions. “If in…

Clinton and Emails

New Accusations in Clinton Email Scandal

New allegations came out that Hillary Clinton mishandled classified information through her private email server, a violation of law if true. Clinton, while she was Secretary of State, sent “several dozen” emails with “CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET, and TOP SECRET/SAP” information, according to a letter sent from the Inspector General of the intelligence community to Congress on Jan. 14. SAP means Special Access Programs, a classified designation…

Cruz, Trump, Iowa

Cruz Doubles Down On Trump as Iowa Gov. Attacks

Words are flying between politicians as Iowa’s caucus approaches. Just hours after Texas Sen. Ted Cruz reinforced his attacks against Donald Trump, Iowa’s governor said the senator should be defeated at all costs for his stance against ethanol. Cruz accused his fiercest rival of not being a real conservative, adding that his lead has “rattled” Trump’s campaign going into the final two weeks of the…

Fast and Furious Guns

Judge Hands Obama Defeat On Fast And Furious Records

A federal judge has said President Barack Obama’s claim of executive privilege to block Congress’ from acquiring the records from the botched Fast and Furious guns probe that resulted in thousands of guns to land in Mexico. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued the ruling on Tuesday that the Justice Department’s disclosures about its response to the controversial operation undermined Obama’s executive privilege…

Muslim Prayer

Wisconsin Company Bans Muslim Prayers

A manufacturing plant in northeastern Wisconsin has banned Muslims from praying under a new policy announced last week. Areins Manufacturing in Brillion, Wisconsin, said employees can leave work for Muslim prayers only during meal breaks, causing some Muslim employees to call discrimination. “It is absolutely¬†discrimination on its face,” said Adan Hurr, an Areins employee. He told WBAY News that he does enjoy working for the…

Cinnamon Nicole Lottery

Lottery Losses Prompts One Woman To Go Online for Help

A Tennessee woman turned to crowdfunding to help recover the money she lost playing the $1.6 billion Powerball lottery. Going by then name Cinnamon Nicole, she was able to raise just over $800 in the short hours her Powerball Reimbursement Go Fund Me page was active. It has since been taken down. Nicole said she spent all of her money buying tickets thinking she would…

Ted Cruz Citizen

Citizen Eligibility Issue for Cruz Moot, Experts Say

When Texas Sen. Ted Cruz landed on top of the Iowa polls in December, a new campaign message emerged from Donald Trump: Is he eligible? Cruz, who was elected to the U.S. Senate¬† in 2012, was born in Canada to an American woman and a Cuban man. When he was five, his family relocated to Texas. And while the circumstances of his foreign birth (his…