Barnini Chakraborty Archive
Published December 03, 2013
Denver officials have backed off a controversial proposal that would have banned smoking marijuana on private property if it was in public view.
Published November 28, 2013
A little-known federal program that doles out millions for tips on terrorists is now in the spotlight after lawmakers questioned how it was being employed in the Benghazi attack investigation.
Published November 27, 2013
President Obama on Wednesday continued a decades-long tradition of pardoning two Thanksgiving turkeys -- but if history repeats itself, the government gobblers might want to watch their step.
Published November 26, 2013
A California judge has slammed the brakes on funding a pricey high-speed train project, in a move that could put the entire Los Angeles-to-San Francisco line in jeopardy.
Published November 22, 2013
USAID, the government agency in charge of distributing tax dollars to foreign aid projects, once again is being hit with allegations and audits exposing how fraud and corruption are undermining its programs.
Published November 17, 2013
The first Republican governor to lead North Carolina in 20 years is being taken to task -- by a 12-year-old girl. The pint-sized Democratic activist, Madison Kimrey, has become somewhat of a national sensation in recent weeks after videos circulated of her railing against election laws in her home state.
Published November 16, 2013
Residents in East Boston are finding themselves on the losing end of a multi-million dollar gamble that would have brought a casino and thousands of permanent jobs to their community. Instead, voters there shot down the deal only to see residents in the neighboring city of Revere take it up.
Published November 15, 2013
Critics from both sides of the aisle took on President Obama’s last-minute “fix” to his signature health care law Thursday, with some Democrats saying they remained “concerned” while Republicans renewed calls for delaying its implementation.
Published November 13, 2013
The Obama administration’s efforts to strike a diplomatic deal with Iran over its nuclear program is running into growing criticism on Capitol Hill, with one top lawmaker expressing concern that Secretary of State John Kerry may be willing to give up too much just to say he’s got a deal.
Published November 06, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius admitted Wednesday that it was possible convicted felons could be hired as ObamaCare ‘navigators,’ giving them access to personal information like social security numbers and addresses of anyone signing up for the program.