Dominicans Rage Against Obama’s Gay Ambassador Pick

Opposition to President Obama’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic reached a fever pitch this week as religious organizers stage a “Lunes Negro” or Black Monday protest against James “Wally” Brewster.

If confirmed, Brewster will be the first openly gayambassador to the country, a prospect that is not going over well with some segments of

Vote counting company Hart Intercivic, whose machines have famously failed in the past, is tied to Romney and Bain Capital.

Vote counting company Hart Intercivic, whose machines have famously failed in the past, is tied to Mitt Romney and Bain Capital.

votes will be cast on eSlate and ePollbook machines made by Hart Intercivic. Hart Intercivic machines have famously failed in Tarrant County (Ft. Worth), adding 10,000 non-existent votes.

H.I.G. is the 11th largest

Prepaid tuition

The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday tossed out the settlement over Alabama’s financially troubled Prepaid Affordable College Tuition plan, which raised questions about the continuation of the program for students counting on a college degree.

The court’s 6-1 decision voids the settlement approved last year by a Montgomery judge at the request of the PACT

Lady Gaga: Bullying must become illegal

FILE – In this July 4, 2011 file photo, singer Lady Gaga attends a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan to promote her new album “Born This Way”. Lady gaga will perform at “A Decade of Difference: A Concert Celebrating 10 Years of the William J. Clinton Foundation” at the Hollywood bowl in Los

Baseball could suspend Rodriguez for illegal poker

CHICAGO — Major League Baseball is taking “very seriously” the allegations that Alex Rodriguez took part in some illegal, underground poker games, one of which reportedly turned violent, and he could face suspension if his participation in the games is confirmed.

“We take this very seriously and have been investigating this matter since the initial

A man charged killing a puppy is facing a possible life sentence because of California’s “three strikes” law.

GILROY, Calif. (AP)– A Gilroy man charged with killing the Chihuahua puppy he gave his wife as a Mother’s Day gift is facing a possible life sentence because he already has four assault with a deadly weapon convictions.


The San Jose Mercury News reports that Bud Wally Ruiz was charged Wednesday with two felony

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