Former Cardinals outfielder Curt Ford said Thursday he may move away from the St. Louis area in disgust after being punched in an allegedly unprovoked, race-related attack at a gas station. read more
Rosie Gray, BuzzFeed: The Family Research Council is holding its annual Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. again this weekend. Most of the speakers have been about what you'd expect. They've had people such as Kirk Cameron, who apparently thinks his time on an 1980s sitcom qualifies him as a political pundit, and Michele Bachmann, who yesterday called President Obama the most dangerous President ever. Today, it was Rick Santorum's turn, and his speech in part focused on a favorite topic among Social Conservatives, the denigration of intellectualism. read more
"People are picking up on anger and frustration with the president, which I get. They are turning that anger and frustration into an emotional response to try to get people to vote for them," he said. "What I'm trying to do is talk about the anger and frustration but also try to get realistic assessments of how we solve these problems."
"You can't govern the country based on being angry," Graham asserted.
Democrats from both inside and outside the Clinton camp have groused for months that the all-but-certain candidate was moving too slowly in formulating and projecting a rationale for running for the White House outside of her gender and the dreaded "it's my time" argument. She was relying too much on a platform of inevitability, they said -- the same platform that doomed her bid in 2008. But those closest to the former secretary of state have counseled patience, arguing that a core element of Clinton's plan was to get out of the way and let the dueling wings of the Republican Party savage each other while she floats above it all.
Cruz, they say, is Hillary's wrecking ball.
A recent study showed that roughly 22 U.S. veterans commit suicide every day -- about one every 65 minutes. Photographer Devin Mitchell shared his five newest photos on the subject of military veterans struggling with PTSD. "From the beginning of the project, it was my mission to let veterans say whatever they want through my photographs,