Mark and Charlie's Blog

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday he has no health care and lost his coverage "because of Obamacare." "You know who one of those millions of Americans who's lost their health care because of Obamacare? That would be me. I don't have health care right now," he told an audience in...
A 62-year-old Weatherford, Texas man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to his 10th driving while intoxicated offense. District Judge Craig Towson told Ivy Ray Eberhardt he was "a second away from hurting someone really badly" as he announced the...
A Newport Beach airline pilot has been arrested and charged with piloting an Alaska Airlines jet full of passengers while under the influence of alcohol, authorities said Thursday. David Hans Arntson, 60, was arrested Wednesday morning and appeared in federal court in downtown...
A Connecticut high school student has been pulled out of classes and reported to police for substituting "ISIS" for the "United States of America" during the Pledge of Allegiance. "ISIS" is a term commonly used for the Islamic State group. Lt. Andrew Cota says the 15-year-old...
Two cafeteria workers at a West Texas elementary school have been fired after violating guidelines and allegedly taking home some leftover fruit. The Ector County Independent School District employees were fired Tuesday. District spokesman Mike Adkins says the workers...
Track Palin’s girlfriend feared he would shoot himself with an assault rifle after he hit her during a drunken argument at Sarah Palin’s Wasilla, Alaska, home, court documents reveal. Palin, the 26-year-old son of the one-time GOP vice presidential nominee, was arrested for...
A native-born employee at Disney who was fired spoke out against abuse in the H-1B visa program, explaining how he was replaced by cheap foreign labor, in a new ad campaign produced by the Federation for American Immigration Reform. Last year, Disney World fired 250 American...
When asked Tuesday whether Sandra Bland was at all to blame for a heated exchange with a state trooper during a traffic stop last year, Texas Department of Public Safety director Steve McCraw said officers are responsible for escalations. “It’s always on the trooper,” McCraw...
At a special parent meeting Tuesday night, parents and taxpayers told KDKA’s Kym Gable that they’ve retained the services of a Pittsburgh attorney to pursue a possible class action lawsuit, claiming administrators infringed on students’ rights. KDKA tried to gain access to the...