Mauna Kea Observatories, Hawaii — Astronomers from around the world are trying to get the word out that a giant meteor is heading directly towards the earth, but the government shutdown in the United States is severely limiting further research and exploration of potential solutions.
Conservative Republican firebrand, Tea Party darling, and former presidential contender Representative Michele Bachmann has announced that she will be leaving her adopted home state of Minnesota following the passage of a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.
Following his widely panned debate performance against Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford is backing away from his plea for more debates.
On the heels of a controversial full-page ad taken last weekend in the Charleston Post and Courier, Mark Sanford is going back to the well in an effort to prop up his flailing campaign.
Following what he described in a full-page newspaper ad as a “rough week,” former South Carolina governor and current Congressional candidate Mark Sanford has decided to come forward to explain all of the alleged trespassing incidents at his ex-wife Jenny’s house.
“I appreciate Sen. Sheheen’s interest in trying again, but the way he’s launched his campaign is despicable,” said Haley, speaking with reporters on Wednesday. “The very first line of his email is a blatant lie and he knows it. He said ‘South Carolina is the greatest state in the union, with unlimited potential.’”
When the Super Bowl rolls into town the talk inevitably turns to money, and this year is no exception. To that end, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hosted an informal meeting with business reporters on Thursday to discuss possible new revenue streams for the league and its players, including the possibility of converting the existing playoff system into a series of college-like bowl games.
Following last week’s massacre of 20 children and seven adults in a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school, a South Carolina lawmaker says he has a plan to end school violence once and for all — by arming the schoolchildren.