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Ask a Muslim: 10 Weird Questions I'm Often Asked, But am Happy to Answer

A list of the top 10 most asked questions about my religion that I hope will be leaving me along with 2012.

Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4: Highly Secretive New Consoles Won't Debut in Late 2013

With the current generation ending, there's a lot about the consoles that we don't know. Here are somethings that make sense.
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The 10 Worst Hangover Cures ... and 4 That Work

Most of us have had a wicked hangover before, and most of us THINK we know how to deal with it. Here's the only guaranteed method, 3 backups, and 10 of the worst, most disgusting "cures."
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Gun Control: The 5 Biggest Myths About Gun Laws

Gun control advocates are so passionate about enacting stricter anti-gun measures, that they miss the simple reality that they don't work.

New Years Eve Ball Drop 2013: LIVE Video to Ring in the New Year

To get a good view of the ball drop, people start showing up as early as noon.
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What Stocks Should Investors Buy in 2013?

Those looking to invest in 2013 should appraise the most successful companies from a stock appreciation perspective as well the current stock environment, and consider these 10 companies.

Top 10 Strangest New Year's Traditions From Around the Globe

You'll never guess how important roosters are to ringing in the new year.

'Django Unchained' Star Samuel L. Jackson Slams 'Lincoln' Ending

The star of Django Unchained, recently had some strong words for Steven Spielberg's immensely well received biopic.
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DOMA Repeal: Anti-Gay Marriage Stances Are Outdated and Wrong

Anti-marriage equality advocates are fighting a losing battle. While the Supreme Court may not overturn DOMA in its next session, marriage equality is only a matter of time.
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Chuck Hagel Secretary of Defense? Why He Should Not Replace Leon Panetta

Former Senator Chuck Hagel has some impressive qualifications, but he doesn't understand how current military strategy should be applied to waging the War on Terror.
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5 Dictatorships to Watch in 2013

From Mohammed Morsi to Aleksander Lukashenko, the cast of political egomaniacs remains interesting for 2013.
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LIVE: House Passes Fiscal Cliff Bill, Averts Tax Hikes and Spending Cuts

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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2013 Tax Increases: Expect Your Taxes to Skyrocket

From the end of payroll tax holiday to the fiscal cliff debacle, 2013 is the year of the tax increase.

Netflix Outage: Streaming Site is Down Again, a Week After Major Crash

Recent reports show many customers affected by latest outage of the video streaming service.
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Maryland Gay Marriage: First Gay Couples Marry in State, But Still Are Not Totally Equal

Maryland’s marriage equality bill, "Question 6," passed by referendum, will go into effect on January 1. Several legal issues still remain, preventing true equality under the law.
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2012 Was a Terrible Year for Women Worldwide

The year 2012 was not kind to some women, from Sandra Fluke to Malala Yousufzai to the recent victim of gang rape in India. In 2013, may human rights also mean equal rights for women.
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Fiscal Cliff House Vote Is Final - House Passes Senate Bill

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.

Snooki and JWOWW: MTV Readies For Second Season of Jersey Shore Spinoff

On January 8, MTV will premiere the second season of Snooki & JWOWW, a spinoff with a surprising layer of depth that should warm the hearts of even the harshest Snooki critic.
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How Hurricane Sandy and the Great Drought Will Linger in 2013

We will be feeling the effects of 2012's nationwide drought and be recovering from Hurricane Sandy well into 2013.
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Senate approves 'fiscal cliff' deal, Boehner and House to vote next

The Senate approved the 'fiscal cliff' legislation created by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and VP Joe Biden. The deal is onto the House for a vote on Jan 1.

20 Notable Figures Who Passed Away in 2012

As the new year begins, the world looks back on those memorable figures we lost in 2012.

Nancy Keenan Stepping Down as Head of NARAL Pro-Choice America

The president of NARAL Pro-Choice America will be stepping down to make way for the next generation of abortion rights advocates, but what she may not realize is that she doesn't really need to.
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The Top 5 Educational Developments of 2012

From school safety to student loans, America's education sector saw significant changes in 2012
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Extinctions in 2012: A Lesson For Humanity

An overview of the impact of the loss of rare and unique species.
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Fiscal Cliff House Vote - Final Debate Begins

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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Fiscal Cliff House Vote - When it will happen, key details

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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10 Things That Make a Bad Politician

Which political leaders have performed worst in 2012?
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Fiscal Cliff 2013: There Will Be A Deal, if the House Passes New Year's Eve Senate Bill

Not addressed is the debt ceiling, which will be a monstrous issue in February, and the sequestration, which will occur in two months.
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BREAKING: House Passes Senate Fiscal Cliff Deal, Averts Tax Hikes and Spending Cuts

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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House considers amendments to Senate fiscal cliff deal, GOP want spending cuts

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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House Fiscal Cliff Vote: get ready for a long night

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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Fiscal Cliff Vote - House expected to vote on Senate bill tonight

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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House GOP not pulling any punches

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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7 Biggest Political Winners of 2012

Any election year brings its fair share of winners. See who won the most in 2012.

New Years 2012: Resolutions are the First Steps To a Better (Or Worse) You

What is the fascination with New Year's Resolutions?
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House GOP to meet again before Fiscal Cliff vote

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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House Republicans Ready to Dive Off Fiscal Cliff?

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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The 7 Biggest Political Losers of 2012

Any election year brings its fair share of losers. See who lost the most in 2012.
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The final vote on the Senate bill has begun. Scheduled to end around 10:55PM

Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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The Next Revolution: India

While several incidents of violence toward women have gained notoriety in India recently, a "swift and fitting punishment" will be of little use until the collective mindset is also altered.
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Unions are Vital to the Welfare of the American Worker

Those who oppose unions claim their day has come and gone. But it is clear that unions must remain a principal and vital voice for working people.