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James Holmes Part 2: Hobbit Shooting Proves More Guns Are the Answer

Sunday's San Antonio, Texas, Santikos Mayan movie theater shooting, where an armed off-duty cop prevented another mass shooting, highlights the need for more undercover officers in public spaces.
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Where is Glenn Beck on Gay Marriage? 5 Reasons He Is In Favor

Glenn Beck's statements give away where he is on gay marriage: a supporter.
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Predator Drone 'Double-Taps' Highlight Possible War Crimes By Obama

'Double-taps' and the official targeting of children are simply the logical next step for an administration that already justifies unaccountable drone warfare.

Who Won The Voice Last Night: Cassadee Pope Crowned Season 3 Winner

Cassadee Pope has officially won Season 3 of 'The Voice.' The star from Team Blake became the inevitable winner after her knock out performance of 'Over You.' Watch her finale performance here.
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James Holmes 2.0: Off Duty Cop Stops Movie Theater Shooting, Proving Guns Save Lives Too

Armed undercover agents could protect citizens from random mass shootings at movie theaters, shopping centers and even elementary schools, while keeping intact Americans' Second Amendment rights.

Mayan Apocalypse 2012: Gangnam Style Will Reach 1 Billion Plays on December 21, Probably Marking the End of the World

PSY's "Gangnam Style" is about to join Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber in YouTube's exclusive "100 Million Views" club. Unfortunately, the song's 1 billionth play could also mark the end of the world
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9 Politicians Who Get Gun Control Right

After the mass shootings in Newtown, Aurora, Portland, and across the nation, these nine political figures offer the best advice on gun control.

12 Most Political Movies of 2012

From comedy to drama to documentary to foreign, 2012 was the year of the political flick. Here are 12 films with surprising political plots released during this very political year.
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Mayan Apocalypse 2012: Dispatch From the End of the World

To all those nay-sayers out there, I'm writing from the future. And guess what? That Mayan prophecy was right.

End of the World 2012: 12 Percent of Americans Believe the World Will End on December 21

As we prepare for the Mayan predicted end of the world, polls show a one-third of Americans believe recent incidences of extreme weather are signs of the impending apocalypse.

Adam Lanza: His Motives May Never Be Known

Sometimes the most heartbreaking crimes are not the ones that we have answers to, but the ones for which there is no explanation.
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Hillary Clinton’s Successor: The Top 4 Candidates for Secretary of State

There are several candidates reportedly under consideration, including some prominent supporters of the administration. Here's a look at who could replace Clinton.
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Barack Obama Chosen TIME Person of the Year, Proves the Award is Worthless

President Obama has been declared the TIME Person of the year ... again. Are they even trying anymore?
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6 Reasons the Electoral College Has Become Completely Irrelevant

The Electoral College cast its votes on Monday and is back in the news for 2012. Its origins might surprise you.
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Adam Lanza Shooting Causes Gun Sales to Skyrocket

National gun sales have increased since the Sandy Hook tragedy. Why do Americans want to take the law into their hands?
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Adam Lanza Shooting: Why We Need the Second Amendment

Any attempts to further chip away at the Second Amendment in an effort to improve security will hurt individuals in their role as genuine citizens. Here is why this Amendment is so critical.
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The 5 Biggest Pro-Gun Myths ... Busted

As the discussion about gun violence prevention begins, here are the five biggest myths from gun lobbyists ... and the real answers.

1600 Penn TV Show Review: New NBC Sitcom Brings Laughs to the White House

In January NBC's newest sitcom '1600 Penn' will bring the formula of TV comedy to the White House. For a subject usually portrayed in dramas, comedy gives the White House a whole new spin.

Jenni Rivera Dead: Will the U.S. Finally Take Latin Music Seriously?

Prior to her death, superstar Jenni River's name was never mentioned by news divisions at ABC, CBS, Fox, or NBC. Will it take the death of an icon to get the U.S. caring about Mexican artists?
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Hillary Clinton Concussion is Not Fake, Says State Department

"Benghazi cover-up" accusations are resurfacing in some conservative circles, because of the concussion that prevented Hillary Clinton from testifying before Congress on the Libya attack.
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5 Biggest Media Fails During the Sandy Hook Shooting

It didn't take long for commentators and politicians to rush to politicize, misunderstand and rant about the Sandy Hook tragedy. Here's the 5 worst analyses we've seen.

Holiday Gift Guide: Do NOT Buy Men These Christmas Gifts

A few gift ideas and others that are totally played out.
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Silvio Berlusconi and Francesca Pascale: The Odd Couple That Wants to Lead Italy

The former Italian prime minister, is back. He would like to be prime minister again and he is bringing a friend. This won't turn out well.
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South Carolina Lawmakers Propose 5-Year Jail Sentence for Anyone Implementing Obamacare

South Carolina legislators Bill Chumley and Lee Bright introduced bills this week with the intent of stopping Obamacare implementation, proposing prison time for state and federal employees.
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NRA Lobby Has More Political Power Than Women, With Far Fewer Numbers

The NRA lobby has more political power than women but a fraction of the numbers. Here are a few takeaways.
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Why You Should Blame Yourself For the Failings of Government We See Today

In basic political debates, critical thinking has been absent from public discourse for some time now. This ignorance by the general public allows Washington to make dumb mistakes.
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Park Geun-hye Becomes South Korea's First Female President: The Boys' Club is Over

The results are in, Park Geun-hye of the Saenuri Party has won South Korea's 2012 presidential election with 51.6% of the vote.
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5 Governors With the Absolute Worst Records on Abortion

Just be thankful you don't live in one of these 5 states with terrible records on abortion. Or do you?

13 Ominous Signs the Mayan Apocalypse May Not Be a Total Hoax

Before you dismiss the Mayan Apocalypse as a total hoax, take the time to review these 13 ominous signs that our civilization may be actually coming to an end.
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5 States Where You Can Bring a Gun to Class

Gun control and school safety have been left to the states. Why the federal government needs to be more proactive.
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TIME's Person of the Year Should Have Been 'Women'

From business to the Olympics to politics, 2012 was a groundbreaking year for women and they deserved to be TIME's Person of the Year.

To the NYC Taxi Driver Who Hit Me, You Won't Get Away! I Got Your Plate, 5Y61B.

To the taxi driver who hit me, you picked the wrong guy. I have reported you, and will be testifying against you.

Adam Lanza Shooting: Video Gamers Call For An Online Ceasefire On Friday

Some gamers have declared their intent to boycott online shooters Friday in a move to indicate solidarity with the victims of the attacks.
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5 Worst Wall Street Trades of 2012

Facebook tops 5 candidates for the worst Wall Street trades of 2012. Did you get caught up in one of these?

Apochryphon The Sword Review: Heavy Metal Music is Still Relevant to Millennials

The Sword's new album 'Apochryphon' proves heavy metal music is still relevant to millennials. With influences from Black Sabbath to ZZ Top, Apchryphon is the perfect starter heavy metal album.
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Syria Civil War: Syrian Christians Could Suffer if Assad Falls

As conflicting information muddies the water on the situation in Syria, even the traditionally pro-war American right is beginning to see the problem.
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Adam Lanza Shooting Causes Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods to Suspend Some Rifle Sales

Retailers Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods have voluntarily pulled a variety of weapons from their shelves following a massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary that killed 26, including 20 children.

Richard Engel Kidnapping a Reminder of the Perils of Reporting: These 8 Journalists Weren't So Lucky

Engel’s capture is a critical reminder of the perils journalists assume in covering wars and political transitions, in a context of dire international relations.
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Veteran Homelessness Has Decreased, But Younger Vets Are Increasingly At Risk

On a single night in January 2012, 62,619 veterans were homeless.
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TIME Person of the Year 2012: Why Obama Was the Perfect Choice

President Barack Obama was named Time Person of the Year. His accomplishments this year have made him the best possible candidate.