Palin and Beck add fire to blazing row over Phil Robertson and Duck Dynasty

Conservative pundits and governor of Louisiana offer support after reality TV patriarch is suspended for comments made to GQ Ed Pilkington

New Jersey governor approves college tuition bill for illegal immigrants

Chris Christie passed part of the ‘Dream Act,’ which reduces out-of-state tuition rate for non-citizen college students

Facebook takes heat for gun advertising changes

Both pro and anti gun groups have been critical of the social network, which has become one of the world’s largest marketplaces for guns Dominic Rushe

US will not seek death penalty for Edward Snowden, Holder tells Russia

Reports this week claimed Snowden had applied for asylum in Russia because he feared torture if he was returned to US The US has told the Russian government that it will not seek the death penalty for Edward Snowden should he be extradited, in an attempt to prevent Moscow from granting asylum to the former … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama appear in joint 60 Minutes interview

Former rivals all smiles as president heaps praise upon outgoing secretary of state – and possible White House successor Once-bitter rivals Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton made doubly sure the hatchet was firmly shoved into the earth during an interview love-in on Sunday that may raise speculation over a much-touted White House run from the … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton coy about future presidential bid during interview

Outgoing secretary of state says she ‘cares deeply’ about America but could not make predictions about the future Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton coyly batted away questions over any White House succession plan during a mutually appreciative interview on Sunday. The rare double appearance in front of the cameras gave ample opportunity for the once … Continue reading