The Venezuelan Parliament took action Wednesday to end the South American nation’s toilet paper shortage, UPI reports.
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday his support for legislation that would allow oil and gas exploration off Virginia’s coast, a stance that directly contracts his long time position on the issue.
The smell of bacon helped lure a runaway puppy home, reports the Huffington Post.
Israeli Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel said Wednesday that Russian S-300 missile defense systems will arrive in Syria to aid the Assad regime’s forces. He said the defenses would not deter Israel if it decided a strike on Syria was necessary, reports Ynet News.
The Commission of the Theft of American Intellectual Property released a report Wednesday claiming the United States loses more than $300 billion annually to IP theft and urging the United States to take immediate action to stop the Chinese from stealing its intellectual property.
Sens. John Cornyn (R., Texas) and Mark Kirk (R., Ill.) introduced legislation Wednesday that would impose sanctions upon the government of Iran, according to a press release.
House investigators emerged from a classified briefing on last year’s Benghazi attacks with a grim assessment of the nation’s security posture the day of the attacks.
Sen. John Thune (R., S.D.) sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Tuesday asking them to halt issuing or enforcing regulations drafted under Laura Hall Ingraham’s supervision at the IRS Obamacare office.
The Internal Revenue Service official who heads the tax-exempt division will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions from the House Oversight Committee.
A liberal Super PAC at the heart of attacks on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital was funded last year in part by Bain Capital executives, BuzzFeed reported Tuesday.
Investigators are examining how more than 170,000 low-income applicants of the so-called “Obama phone” program were put at high risk of identity theft.
MSNBC’s recently launched “All In with Chris Hayes” continues to see its ratings fall, Deadline Hollywood reports.
Three unions that spent more than $18 million to help Democrats during the 2012 campaign expressed concerns that Obamacare’s implementation will threaten worker benefits, with one group even calling for its repeal, according to the Hill. Labor leaders, including those who backed healthcare reform, accused President Barack Obama of deceiving them while he campaigned for the unpopular law in 2009.
Major Nidal Malik Hasan has been paid more than $275,000 while in prison awaiting trial for the 2009 Fort Hood shooting.
Democratic operative Ira Forman, who served as the National Jewish Democratic Council’s (NJDC) executive director before becoming President Obama’s Jewish point man on the 2012 reelection campaign, will become the administration’s Special Envoy on anti-Semitism, according to reports.
The state treasurer of Arkansas was charged Monday with taking thousands of dollars in cash payments sometimes hidden in a pie box from a broker who became the manager of a large share of the state’s stock portfolio.
A new Israeli investigation says the claim that Israeli troops shot a Palestinian boy in 2000 is baseless, according to raw video footage captured at the scene.