Washington, D.C., will begin enforcing its ban on plastic straws on Jan. 1, which would penalize churches for offering free coffee if it comes with a stirrer.
A highly circulated study claiming oceans are warming at a much higher rate due to global warming contains “key errors,” forcing researchers to issue a correction.
Likely Democratic voters in primary states are not eager for a third White House run by Hillary Clinton, according to a new poll exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
The Social Security Administration has spent $3 billion on programs designed to incentivize disability recipients to go back to work over the past 16 years. So far, less than 3 percent of beneficiaries have signed up, with “no consistent evidence” the program has helped participants find a job.
Prisoners incarcerated in California took in $3.5 million in Social Security payments from taxpayers.
The inspector general for the agency reported 123 inmates received the disability and retirement payments despite the Social Security Act prohibiting payments to individuals “confined to a jail, prison, or certain other public institutions for committing a crime.”
Losing Democratic politicians say they can finally tell the truth now that they are “freed from the constraints” of needing the support of their constituents.
Richard Cordray, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who tried and failed to appoint his own successor, is out of a job again.
Politifact reported it was only “mostly true” that Democratic incumbent senator Joe Manchin (W.Va.) said he wanted to “beat the living crap out of” his Republican opponent Patrick Morrisey.
Democratic incumbent senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia is in the fight of his political life, as his race against Republican Patrick Morrisey was changed to “toss up” on the eve of the election.
MARMET, W.Va.—Sen. Joe Manchin said “it could have been anybody” who requested a personal $3 million “Governor’s Helicopter” for him with opioid settlement funding while he was governor of West Virginia.