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Northern Ireland Car Bomb Explodes at Palace Barracks

A Northern Ireland car bomb explodes at Palace Barracks, Holywood at 12:24 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2010. A man reportedly hijacked a taxi, held the driver's family hostage, and exploded a device in a vehicle at the rear of Palace Barracks per reports of a police spokeswoman. The barracks are a...

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Neil Armstrong Launches Anger at Obama's NASA Cuts

Neil Armstrong launches anger at Obama's NASA cuts. One of the first men to walk on the moon has reacted strongly and critically to Obama's plans to decrease funding of NASA's space exploration programs. Armstrong typically shies from the spotlight since his famous moon walk 41 years ago but...

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Faisal Shahzad Arrested by Fbi

The FBI has arrested Faisal Shahzad, a 30-year old Bridgeport, Connecticut resident in connection with the failed bombing attempt in New York's Times Square. Pakistani Faisal Shahzad was attempting to leave the country for Dubai after his car bomb attempt in New York failed. Although Pakistani,...

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Hunting Bears in New Jersey Sparks Turmoil

Hunting bears in New Jersey sparks turmoil for residents living in areas where bear and human populations increasingly interact. On Tuesday, May 18, 2010 after five years of collecting evidence and weighing opposition, New Jersey officials approved the first bear hunt scheduled for Fall 2010....

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Jaycee Dugard to Receive $20 Million Settlement

Jaycee Dugard to receive a $20 million dollar settlement for the nearly twenty years she and her children spent as captives of Phillip Garrido.  Dugard was kidnapped by Garrido near her Lake Tahoe residence in when she was eleven years old.  Garrido then held Dugard and the two children...

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Walmart Ceo's Hourly Wage Equals One Year Salary of New Employees

Walmart CEO's hourly wage equals one year salary of new employees.  Chicago, Illinois Alderman Ed Smith presented figures at a recent city council meeting indicating a massive wage disparity between Walmart Executives and employees.  Smith determined that Walmart CEO Michael Duke earns...

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What Is a Judicial Restraint?

Judges are often viewed to be powerful individuals since they hold positions of authority and can exercise their own discretion when it comes to rendering judgment on court cases. Because of the importance of judges and the authority given to them, philosophies have been developed in order to ensure...

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What Is Due Process of Law?

A person who is charged or accuse of an offense cannot be immediately taken into custody by a law enforcement agency or officer. It is necessary that he or she be subject to the law and whatever else the law entails. This legal concept refers to due process of law. This is a generally accepted...

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Obama Does the View, Surreal

Obama does The View in a surreal first ever television event.  Obama graced the hit ABC talk show with the panel of hosts to discuss key issues like: pop culture, Blackberrys, Chelsea Clinton's wedding, controversial Shirley Sherrod, race and identiy issues in the U.S., and family life with...

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Explosion Goes Off Near Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Motorcade

An explosion went off today only 100 yards from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's motorcade.   He was not injured in the blast.According to Ahmadinejad, "Stupid Zionists have hired mercenaries to assassinate me."Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was on his way to give a speech in Hamedan, south...