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Rep Cantor Says Obama Must Gain Trust On Immigration

Posted On February 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says President Obama must gain the trust of Congress before the House can move ahead with immigration reform.   The Virginia Republican told CBS' '"Face the Nation" the President has "selectively enforced" the Affordable Care Act which, he said, raises constitutional questions. Cantor accused the White House…

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead Of Apparent Drug Overdose

Posted On February 02, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is dead of an apparent drug overdose. He was 46. Several sources are reporting Hoffman was found alone this morning with a needle in his arm at his Manhattan apartment. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor in the 2005 film, "Capote." Hoffman completed a…

Phil Predicts Six More Weeks Of Winter

Posted On February 02, 2014

(Punxsutawney, PA) -- America's most popular groundhog is the bearer of bad news.  Punxsutawney Phil made his appearance in the western Pennsylvania borough Sunday morning and saw his shadow. As the legend goes, we can expect six more weeks of winter. Thousands of people were gathered to watch Phil prognosticate. There was a smattering of…

Keystone Oil Project Clears Big Hurdle

Posted On February 01, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The controversial Keystone XL pipeline is a step closer to reality after a favorable report by the State Department. State's final impact assessment raises no serious environmental objections to the pipeline, increasing chances of final approval by the Obama administration. White House spokesman Jay Carney would not set a timeline for a…

Broncos Battle Seahawks In Super Bowl 48

Posted On February 01, 2014

(East Rutherford, NJ) -- Super Bowl 48 on Sunday features a matchup of the league's top offense against the league's top defense. The AFC champion Denver Broncos and their high-octane offense square off against the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks and their top-rated "Legion of Boom" defense. Denver is seeking the franchise's third Lombardi Trophy, while…