Rand Paul blasts Congress for attacking Apple over... →
Sen. Rand Paul is outraged that Congress held a hearing to “bully one of America’s greatest success stories.” The Kentucky lawmaker believes Apple was unfairly targeted for trying to minimize its taxes, and that the company is owed an apology.
Vermont legalizes assisted suicide — RT USA →
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed a bill into law that has legalized physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients who want to end their lives.
The Bitcoin Bar and Housing IPOs: Monetary Stimulus Ushers in a New Age of Investments (Prime Interest) (by RT)
Pizza from a printer: NASA to spend $125,000... →
NASA is funding research into 3D printed food which would provide astronauts with meals during long space flights. The futuristic food printers would use cartridges of powder and oils which would have a shelf life of 30 years.
Malcolm X Remembered, Boston: Privacy vs. Security, Preview to Noam Chomsky (Breaking the Set) (by RT)
Obama to hand over some CIA drone operations to... →
President Barack Obama has allegedly decided to hand over part of the CIA’s drone program to the Pentagon. The administration plans to gradually shift responsibility in stages, thereby providing greater congressional oversight on the use of drones.
Oklahoma tornado aftermath: LIVE UPDATES — RT USA →
In the aftermath of a massive tornado that killed at least 24 people on the outskirts of Oklahoma City, rescue workers are racing against time to find missing people - some of them children trapped under the rubble of their schools.
Mayor Bloomberg's advice to students: become... →
A college education won’t necessarily fatten your pockets, but the billionaire mayor of New York City has a suggestion he wants students to consider before they sign any costly tuition checks: what about becoming a plumber?
Texas votes on its own CISPA-like cyber bill — RT... →
The biggest thing to come out of Texas may turn out to be a blow to Internet freedoms: legislators there are considering a bill that would compromise privacy on the Web for all residents of the Lone Star State.
Los Angeles goes after Vegas hospital for dumping... →
The city of Los Angeles is pursuing a criminal investigation of a psychiatric hospital in Las Vegas, which has allegedly put 1,500 patients on buses and sent them out of state over the past five years.
US claims Chinese military is on new cyber... →
Officials within the United States government say hackers from China have renewed their assault on US targets only three months after a highly-touted investigation linked the People’s Liberation Army to a series of cyberattacks waged at American entities.
How Monsanto Genetically Engineered a Near Monopoly (Prime Interest) (by RT)
Millions at risk as deadly tornadoes rip through... →
Life-threatening tornadoes ripped through five states on Sunday, killing one and injuring more than 20. Meteorologists predict that more than 60 million Americans remain at risk as the twisters continue to make their way through the US on Monday.
Gitmo Hunger Strike Reaches Day 100 (The Big Picture) (by RT)
Obama’s media shield law makes prosecuting... →
United States President Barack Obama is encouraging Congress to take up a media shield law that was abandoned at the start of his administration, but critics of the bill say it might make it even easier for journalists to be subpoenaed by the government.
FBI investigates exiled Chechen militant in... →
A former Chechen militant who moved to the United States in 2004 admitted this week to meeting with accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev only weeks before the grizzly terrorist attack.
‘Monsanto Protection Act’ might be repealed in... →
The so-called Monsanto Protection Act signed into law earlier this year caused such an outrage that people around the world are planning to protest the biotech company later this month. Now a United States senator is expected to try and repeal that law.
US weakens fracking rules — RT USA →
The federal government has proposed a new set of national fracking rules that would weaken disclosure requirements. The proposal allows ‘trade secrets’ to remain unknown from the public, which has distressed environmental groups.
Assisting Death, Pakistan Elections, Justice for Abu Ghraib Torture Victims (Breaking the Set) (by RT)
Federal Reserve: rising inequality jeopardizes... →
A top ranking member of the United States Federal Reserve cautioned economists this week that growing inequality within the US was worsening the odds of a quick return to the conditions of the pre-recession days.
Bloomberg-gate Spying and Apple’s Tax Dodge (Prime Interest) (by RT)
Pentagon plans to fight ‘War on Terror’ for... →
Even after cutting off the head of al-Qaeda, the United States Department of Defense doesn’t believe an end to the war on terror is in sight. On Thursday, one Pentagon official predicted the mission against al-Qaeda could continue for another two decades.
Memo to Bush Administration Leftovers On Fox: Shut up! (The Big Picture) (by RT)
Monsanto CEO trashes company’s opponents over... →
The chairman and CEO of Monsanto Co. condemned opponents of his major biotech corporation by accusing them of ‘reverse elitism’ being spread through social media.
CIA approved AP report that triggered... →
The Associated Press and the administration of United States President Barack Obama are at odds over whether or not the AP’s publishing of a May 2012 article on a foiled al-Qaeda bomb threat put the US in danger.
Money to Be Made On Immigration Reform? Celente Blasts the Temple of Money Lenders (Prime Interest) (by RT)
Radioactive goldfish found in Ohio nuclear plant —... →
Two radioactive goldfish were found swimming in a juice pitcher of nuclear reactor water in an underground steam tunnel at an Ohio power plant. Investigators are baffled as to how the radioactive fish remained unnoticed in the ‘secure’ facility.
Obama Should Follow FDR’s Lead (The Big Picture) (by RT)
Detroit business paid employees with crack — RT... →
A tire shop in Detroit, Michigan is in trouble with the law for allegedly compensation employees with crack rocks instead of paychecks.
Obamacare to penalize nearly half a million Native... →
Native Americans are entitled to free and subsidized medical care at some federally-funded health clinics, but ‘Obamacare’ will soon force many of them to buy insurance or else face hefty fines if they are not “Indian enough”.
Columbia University still has 'whites only'... →
Columbia University still offers a “whites only” tuition fellowship, which is restricted to “a person of the Caucasian race” and may be in violation of the US Constitution, a Manhattan Supreme Court wrote in papers filed Monday.
Benghazi Hidden Truths, Israel’s Narrative of Control, Pakistan Elections, Fusion Center Failures (Breaking the Set) (by RT)
Feds delay approval of new Monsanto crops over... →
Biotech giant Monsanto faced a surprising setback after federal authorities refused to approve a new generation of genetically-engineered crops that could survive an unprecedented use of herbicides.
Nanex On the HFT Gentleman’s Club and the SEC’s Cold Shoulder (Prime Interest) (by RT)
Authorities hunting for nuclear gauge lost in West... →
A portable gauge containing dangerous radioactive material fell off the back of a truck in West Virginia, and officials are offering a reward for the missing device
It’s Time for a Manufacturing Revolution (The Big Picture) (by RT)