As The Tucson Sentinel says, some drug smugglers along the U.S.-Mexico border are going "old-school."Last week a surveillance camera caught them using "a trebuchet, a type of catapult powered by a counterweight" to throw marijuana over the border fence south of Bisbee, Ariz.
The headline is "CBO Sees Record Budget Gap At Nearly $1.5 Trillion."As the Associated Press writes, "new budget estimates released Wednesday predict the government's deficit will hit almost $1.5 trillion this year, a new record.
The number of new homes sold last month soared by 17.5 percent from November, the Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Develoment just reported, to annual rate of 329,000.That's still down 7.6 percent from December 2009, though.And, the Associated Press adds, for the whole year it's est
Good morning.Before we move on to other top stories, let's take a quick look at how last night's State of the Union address by President Obama is being portrayed in headlines:— NPR: "Obama: 'Our Destiny Remains Our Choice' "— The Wall Street Journal: "Obama
If confronted with an "it's me or the dog" ultimatum, it looks like about 1 in 7 Americans would go with Fido.At least that's what a national survey done for the Associated Press and Petside.com indicates.When asked "just hypothetically, if you had to choose between a spouse or significant other, an