Appeals Court Rules That Red States Will Get Even Less Obamacare

A federal appeals court ruled today that due to the wording of the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare subsidies are unauthorized in states that haven't set up their own insurance exchanges. In those states, which are mostly Republican-controlled, the IRS had been granting subsidies to customers who purchased insurance… » 7/22/14 12:28pm Today 12:28pm

EU Probably Won't Impose Tougher Sanctions on Russia After MH17 Crash

The European Union met today to discuss imposing tougher sanctions on Russia in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster. The EU probably won't do anything, however, because leaders are worried about having continued access to the crash site and Russian help to stop the rebels in Ukraine. » 7/22/14 8:28am Today 8:28am

Ex-Wife of Fired Cop Says Police Chief Made Both of Them Join the KKK

The ex-wife of the Florida cop fired for his alleged KKK ties said neither she nor her ex-husband really belonged to the Klan. According to her, the couple joined as part of an undercover operation in 2008 to out another cop in the KKK. The police chief at the time flatly denies this. » 7/21/14 3:43pm Yesterday 3:43pm

Dutch Officials Manage to Inspect Some Bodies at MH17 Crash Site

Armed, pro-Russian rebels continued to block access to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine over the weekend, but the BBC reports that three Dutch investigators were able to inspect bodies found at the site today. Their findings haven't been released, but they said the rebel-controlled train… » 7/21/14 9:35am Yesterday 9:35am

Israel Destroys More Hamas Tunnels, Palestinian Death Toll Nears 500

Israeli officials said Monday that its military destroyed two more hidden tunnels operated by Hamas, killing 10 militants attempting to enter Israel. Israel may not get to finish its operation to destroy all the tunnels, however—Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Cairo to "seek an immediate halt to… » 7/21/14 8:33am Yesterday 8:33am

Pro-Russian Rebel Commander Says Passengers on MH17 Were Long Dead

Igor Girkin, the Russian separatists' top commander in eastern Ukraine, suggested today that Ukrainian authorities somehow killed the passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 before it was shot down. He told the pro-rebel website Russkaya Vesna that "a significant number of the bodies weren't fresh" at the crash… » 7/18/14 4:10pm Friday 4:10pm

President Obama: One American Killed in Malaysia Airlines Attack

At a White House press conference this afternoon, President Obama announced that one American was traveling on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 when it was shot down by a surface-to-air missile yesterday over eastern Ukraine. The American has been identified as Quinn Lucas Schansman. » 7/18/14 12:36pm Friday 12:36pm

Woman Loses Family Members in Both Malaysia Airlines Disasters

An Australian woman, Kaylene Mann, tragically lost her brother and her sister-in-law in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappearance in March. In an unbelievable twist of fate, Mann's stepdaughter was killed yesterday when MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. » 7/18/14 10:58am Friday 10:58am

U.S. Official: Pro-Russian Separatists Likely Fired Missile at MH17

A U.S. Defense official told CNN this morning that the missile that hit Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 yesterday was most likely fired by pro-Russian separatists inside eastern Ukraine. This information comes from "a preliminary classified U.S. intelligence analysis." » 7/18/14 9:20am Friday 9:20am

Israel Begins Ground Invasion in Gaza, Dozens of Casualties Reported

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office released a statement today announcing that Israeli forces have begun a ground invasion in Gaza. The goal of the operation, according to statement, is to "establish a reality in which Israeli residents can live in safety and security without continuous indiscriminate terror." » 7/17/14 4:41pm Thursday 4:41pm

Three More Palestinian Children Killed in Israeli Airstrike

Three children — two boys and a girl between the ages of eight and ten — were killed in an Israeli airstrike today after a brief cease-fire ended in Gaza. The kids, who were cousins, were feeding pigeons on the roof when their family home was hit. » 7/17/14 2:25pm Thursday 2:25pm

Kissing Congressman's Mistress Gets Her Campaign Donations Refunded

The former staffer caught on tape kissing "Family Values" Congressman Vance McAllister got her money back. According to campaign finance reports, McAllister refunded Melissa Peacock two separate donations of $2,600 each. Peacock's husband, who says McAllister ruined his life, got his donations back, too. » 7/17/14 12:37pm Thursday 12:37pm

Drunk Guy Arrested After Impersonating a TSA Agent to Grope Women

Here's a story to boost your confidence in airport security and the overall safety of women everywhere: An apparently drunk, 53-year-old man was arrested at the San Francisco airport Tuesday after allegedly convincing two women he was a TSA agent and ushering them into a private area to give them pat downs. » 7/17/14 10:15am Thursday 10:15am

Israeli Foreign Minister Denies Cease-fire Reports

Earlier today, Israel stopped airstrikes on Gaza for a five-hour "humanitarian window." Now, an Israeli official tells the BBC that an actual cease-fire deal has been reached with Hamas in Gaza. Update: Israel's Foreign Minister says that reports of a cease-fire deal are "as of now incorrect." According to the BBC,… » 7/17/14 8:25am Thursday 8:25am

Man Who Broke Into Kennedy Compound Said He Was Looking for Katy Perry

James Lacroix, 53, is perhaps the nicest, most confused home intruder in recorded history. After reportedly sneaking into the Kennedy compound in Hyannisport on Tuesday night, having a lovely chat with Ted Kennedy Jr.'s son, and relaxing with a book, he told cops he was just looking for Katy Perry. » 7/16/14 2:40pm 7/16/14 2:40pm