Leah Barkoukis

Posted March 20, 2014

A jury in North Carolina on Thursday found that the University of North Carolina-Wilmington retaliated against criminology professor Dr. Mike Adams for his political and social views, and violated his free speech rights when it denied him a promotion to full professor.

Posted March 19, 2014

Run Ted, Run!

Posted March 18, 2014

For now, state tuition assistance in New York will not be provided to students in the country illegally. The 30-29 vote in the Republican-controlled Senate failed to reach the 32 needed to pass.

Posted March 15, 2014

Press Secretary Jay Carney’s behavior during daily briefings has changed, Mediaite’s columnist Joe Concha observed last year.

Posted March 13, 2014

Earlier this year Open Doors, a persecution watchdog group, ranked North Korea as the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian. Tragically, this is a good example of why the repressive country landed in the No. 1 spot.

Posted March 12, 2014

Roberto and William Isaias are fugitives from Ecuador. Ecuador wants the U.S. to turn them over. The Obama administration said no. Now all we have to do is follow the money to understand why.

Posted March 11, 2014

Richard Branson, the CEO of Virgin, recently said that climate change deniers should “get out of our way.”

Posted March 10, 2014

In an effort to recruit and inspire Western jihadis to carry out attacks in their own countries, Al Qaeda is launching a new magazine in English called Resurgence.

Posted March 08, 2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig wants criminals to know that they shouldn’t just be afraid of police anymore—they also need to worry about homeowners who are ready to use a firearm to protect themselves.

Posted March 07, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., discussed the power of education in transforming lives, including his own, at CPAC on Thursday.

Posted March 06, 2014

Democratic leaders are now saying that Issa violated House rules.

Posted March 03, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been praised for her record on human rights, but some say she didn’t do enough.

Posted March 02, 2014

Mike Rowe is pushing back against today’s anti-work mindset, one ‘dirty job’ at a time.

Posted February 27, 2014

National Security Adviser Susan Rice was in the headlines again this week, this time for saying in an interview with NBC’s David Gregory that she has no regrets about her remarks on Benghazi. It was a softball interview, to be sure—and Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., wasn’t happy about it, to say the least.

Posted February 27, 2014

The White House wished the Grand Canyon National Park a happy 95th birthday on Thursday the only way they know how—with a picture of President Obama, of course.

Posted February 26, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden called on Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act at a Black History Month event Tuesday and said that voter ID laws in some southern states are evidence of lingering “zealotry” and “hatred.”

Posted February 25, 2014

“Absolutely dangerous” and “just devastating” were the words used by former Vice President Dick Cheney to describe the Obama administration’s plans to make drastic cuts to the U.S. Army, which would scale back ground forces to its lowest point since World War II.