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READ: Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Immigration Reform and His New Book “Still Dreaming”

We recently spent the hour with Rep. Luis Gutierrez, who says Congress has enough votes to pass comprehensive immigration reform by the end of the year. In the meantime, read a chapter of his new memoir, “Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio to Capitol Hill.” Excerpted from Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio…

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All the News You Need to Read Today

All the News You Need to Read Today The shutdown sideshow has come to an end. We have a deal! Late last night, both the House and Senate approved a plan to keep the government open through January and raise the debt limit through February. President Obama signed the bill at 12:30 a.m., which means federal employees should return…

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Read & React: Pizza Restaurant Owner Thwarts Armed Robbery

“We don’t call 911. We use Colt.” A poster emblazoned with that warning hangs on the wall of Steve Sahin’s restaurant, Pizza Heaven II, in New Haven, Conn. Last week, two wannabe robbers found out the hard way Sahin isn’t bluffing. According to The (Hartford, Conn.) Courant, two masked men entered Pizza Heaven II shortly…

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READ: “The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London”

Tune in Tuesday ahead of the elections in oil-rich dictatorship of Azerbaijan when we’ll discuss how what critics call “carbon democracies” occur in the pursuit of oil. We will speak with Timothy Mitchell, author of “Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil,” and with James Marriot, co-author of “The Oil Road: Journeys from…

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Read & React: Iowa Hostage Kills Fugitive After Prison Escape

A manhunt for an escaped convict in Iowa ended last week with a gunshot from a homeowner protecting himself and his wife. According to the Des Moines Register, 38-year-old Rodney Long hadn’t apparently counted on 71-year-old Jerome Mauderly protecting himself and his wife, Carolyn, 66, from the armed fugitive. The decision to break into the…

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Read & React: Liquor Store Clerk Pulls Gun on Robber

The term “badass” gets thrown around a lot these days, usually for Hollywood poster boys who pretend to be tough action heroes laying waste to bad guys on the silver screen. But these Hollywood actors can’t hold a candle to 54-year-old Jon Lewis Alexander. Now a liquor store clerk, Alexander is a 30-year veteran who…

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Read & React: French Jeweler Shoots Robber, Charged with Murder

Police cordone the area outside the jewelry store La Turquoise in Nice, France, after the store's owner, Stephan Turk, shot and killed a 19-year-old robber, Alexandra Asli, on Wednesday, Sept. 11. (Photo by JC Magnenet/AFP) Generally speaking, most of the self-defense stories we hear about come from the United States. It’s interesting, then, when international…

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‘You will be next’: Hate preacher who recruited Nairobi mall massacre killers warns of attack on British soil Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2438018/Britain-warns-hate-preacher-recruited-Nairobi-mall-massacre-killers.html#ixzz2gPM7gpdr Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Paul BentleyDaily MailSept. 30, 2013 A hate preacher wanted for recruiting killers to the group that massacred civilians at a mall in Nairobi warned yesterday that Britain was the next target. Abubaker Shariff Ahmed, who is known to his followers by the nickname Makaburi, meaning graveyard, said terrorists are planning to murder innocent Britons on…

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