NAACP Issues Report That Links Tea Party Leaders to ‘Hate Groups’

The charge of “racism” is one that the Tea Party movement would like to shake. In the past, it has dismissed the label as only representing a few of its members on the fringe. However, the issue surfaced again on Wednesday when the NAACP – which made news in...

Returning OFW hangs self inside plane’s lavatory

MANILA, Oct. 20 (PNA) – A returning overseas Filipino worker (OFW) killed himself inside the lavatory of a Gulf Air flight GF 154 from Bahrain by hanging, one hour before the plane landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Wednesday. Gulf Air station manager...

Prince William Coy About Marriage Plans

Royal watchers, gossip columnists and biographers have all named 2011 as the year Britian’s Prince William will finally tie the knot with longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton, but the prince himself is still being coy. “There is always speculation,” Prince William...

LA Street Closures For Obama Visit To USC

LOS ANGELES – It’s going to be an all-star affair on Friday when President Barack Obama comes to town, but after the traffic mess caused by his last visit, you may want to steer clear of the downtown area. Obama will be joined by Jamie Foxx and hip-hop/rock band...

Your top health searches, asked and answered

One day, Google’s chief health strategist, Dr. Roni, had an epiphany: On any given day, more people are posing health questions to Google than posing health questions to their doctors. “What amazes me is how much and how many people are looking for health information,...

U.S. military to experiment with unmanned helicopters

Faced with increasing casualties from roadside bombs in Afghanistan, the U.S. military will experiment with remote-controlled, unmanned helicopters to deliver supplies to remote outposts, according to a report Thursday. The U.S. Navy is seeking a contractor to operate the...

Crews search for 3 hikers in California

(CNN) — Rescue teams were searching Thursday for three missing hikers in a pair of adjacent national parks in California. About 45 people were looking for the three men in and around Mount Whitney, in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, the National Park Service said....

Legal pot in California a big mistake

San Diego, California (CNN) — California’s most valuable export isn’t fine wine, agricultural products or motion pictures. What California offers is ideas. Political movements and cultural trends start here and sweep across the country. Some ideas are born of...

NPR Fires Analyst for Saying Muslims Make Him Nervous

(Oct. 21) – NPR has fired longtime news analyst Juan Williams after he told the Fox News Channel that he gets nervous when he sees Muslims on airplanes. Williams appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor” on Monday, and host Bill O’Reilly asked him what he...

Clinton offers condolences for deaths caused by typhoon in RP

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (PNA/Xinhua) – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered Tuesday her condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Typhoon Megi on the northern Philippine island of Luzon, saying the United States will provide additional aid as needed....