- GOP hopes taking shutdown off the table with budget deal will pay dividends
- Chinese Death Star: The moon cited as the perfect launch pad for ballistic missiles
- Help wanted: Homeland Security plagued by vacancies at the top
- We are not amused: Queen’s protection officers warned to keep ‘sticky fingers’ off the royal cashews
- Unleash the crossbows: Gov. Scott Walker creates new hunting season
- Bubonic plague kills 20 in Madagascar
- G-20 diplomats fell for hacker attack promising nude photos of former French first lady Carla Bruni
- Minnesota guardsman charged with stealing private soldier data for fake IDs
- Florida appeals court rules universities can’t regulate guns
- Vladimir Putin defends Russian conservative values
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Social Issues
Is there such a thing as a "moral abortion"? The Huffington Post says yes.
To most people, pronouns are an inoffensive combination of letters used to convey meaning. "He" went to the store. "She" read a book. The latest cause celebre among professional umbrage takers is the oppressive pronoun.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has parted ways with a black supremacist, who has called for the mass killing of white people, after placing him on administrative leave four months ago pending an administrative review.
The Obama administration on Thursday announced measures to cover the rocky implementation phase of the new health care law, providing temporary relief to Americans who risk losing coverage after New Year's Day while calling attention to the disastrous rollout of President Obama's reforms.
"Saturday Night Live" will be adding a black female comic to its ranks, following tough scrutiny over the sketch comedy show's perceived lack of diversity.
Overcoming opposition from both ends of the spectrum, the House has approved a bipartisan budget proposal that aims to prevent another government shutdown, clearing the way for it to be approved by Senate and signed into law by President Obama.
The Rev. Isaac Hunter, the embattled megachurch pastor who recently resigned his position amid admissions of adultery and accusations of drug and alcohol abuse, has committed suicide, police said.
Michigan lawmakers passed a ban on all insurance companies in the state from paying for abortions for women, unless the life of the mother is in danger and unless they’ve purchased a special rider for the coverage.
Rep. Tim Murphy, Pennsylvania Republican, unveiled legislation Thursday he says will help fix nation's broken mental health system and empower families and individuals to get treatment for those who need it, as lawmakers grapple with possible legislative remedies to help stop gun-related violence.
Crossbow fanatics can now head to Wisconsin, because the governor signed a bill Tuesday creating a new hunting season, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden probably thought he was making a compelling argument for the House to pass immediate immigration reform — but what he did instead was admit his ancestors were lawbreakers.
The Washington Post put out an appeal to readers to help with its newspaper coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting’s one-year anniversary: Send us your “gun violence” stories.
Australia had a gay-marriage law — for five days. On Thursday, the country's highest court struck it down, sidelining the dreams of more than two dozen gay couples who had traded vows but now faced immediate annulment.
There is little to like in the debt-heavy budget deal that is about to pass Congress. It does not seriously attack billions of dollars in wasteful spending and barely nicks monster deficits that are forecast to grow by more than $6 trillion over the next 10 years.
Oppressive regimes throughout history have built cities of false facades meant to impress from afar, concealing the embarrassing condition of the places. In its quest to persuade Americans that Obamacare is working, the Obama administration has built the most expensive Potemkin website yet.