Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sources: Hastert engaged in sexual misconduct as a teacher

The alleged "misconduct" referenced in the indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is of a sexual nature involving a male individual, dating back to Hastert's time as a high school wrestling coach and history teacher in Yorkville, Illinois, sources with knowledge of the case told ABC News. Associates and former colleagues of Hastert expressed surprise and dismay today over allegations […]

Obama: 'Handful of senators' standing in way of Patriot Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — Blaming a "handful of senators" for stalled national security legislation, President Barack Obama said Friday he has told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other senators that he expects them to take action swiftly to extend key Patriot Act provisions. […]

Bill Clinton would break new ground as First Gent

The election of a woman president would mean that for the first time, the first lady would be … a man. […]

4 more bodies found after Texas flooding

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes. […]

Sepp Blatter wins FIFA re-election the old fashioned way

Despite scandal all around him, Sepp Blatter remained FIFA's president thanks to a voting bloc he's spent years building using old-school politics. […]

Cuba removed from U.S. terror list

Secretary of State John Kerry has signed an order as part of the process of normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. […]

Crowds gather for anti-Islam demonstration outside Phoenix mosque

By Paul Ingram PHOENIX (Reuters) - About 75 protesters, some armed, gathered on Friday in Arizona outside a mosque for an anti-Islam demonstration featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, weeks after a similar event in Texas came under attack from two gunmen. The event outside the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix, targeted in part because the two Texas gunmen had worshipped there, was […]