Mark Hensch, The National Desk

Mark Hensch

The National Desk

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Past articles by Mark:

Virginia congressional candidate says he’s a pedophile: report

Nathan Larson, 34, has also reportedly bragged about raping his dead-ex wife online. → Read More

Study: Those who wear glasses more likely to be intelligent

The study concluded participants who wore glasses were roughly 30 percent more likely to be intelligent. → Read More

Senate confirms Trump nominee Haspel as first woman to lead CIA: report

The bipartisan vote involved several Democrats backing Haspel to lead the intelligence agency. → Read More

House panel votes to keep blocking DOJ from state medical marijuana law meddling

The measure was added to a bill that will next be considered by the full House. → Read More

Haley leaves UN Security Council meet as Palestinian envoy’s speaking: report

Haley also praised Israel's "restraint" during recent protests by Palestinians that turned violent in Gaza. → Read More

Army surgeon performs transplant using ear grown on soldier’s forearm: report

Pvt. Shamika Burrage now has a replacement for her left ear after losing it in a single-vehicle accident in 2016. → Read More

Senate Dems to try forcing vote on restoring net neutrality rules: report

All 49 of the Senate's Democrats back a resolution on the matter, as does Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). → Read More

2 of Comey’s key advisers exit FBI: report

James Baker and Lisa Page reportedly served alongside Comey during one of the FBI's most tumultuous periods. → Read More

Rodent droppings top pizza dough at Tenn. Domino’s: report

The feces were reportedly discovered on 14 trays of raw dough in the Johnson City store's kitchen. → Read More

Feds wiretapped Trump lawyer Cohen’s phones: report

At least one intercepted call reportedly involved a line linked to Cohen and the White House. → Read More

Russian from Trump Tower meet: ‘I am a lawyer, and I am an informant’

Natalia Veselnitskaya is now seemingly closer to the Kremlin than she has previously said. → Read More

DEA official: Trump’s doctor handing out Ambien would be illegal

Ronny Jackson allegedly handed out such pills to White House staff and reporters on overseas flights. → Read More

Customer in cowboy hat helps stop armed robbery in Mexico: report

The man helped strip what appeared to be a gun from the alleged robber. → Read More

NRA scored largest fundraising haul in about 20 years post-Parkland shooting

The group's Political Victory Fund raised $2.4 million a month after the attack that killed 17 people. → Read More

First woman calls televised MLB play-by-play since 1993: report

Jenny Cavnar broke barriers during Monday night's Colorado Rockies-San Diego Padres baseball game. → Read More

Alt-right activist disrupts Comey book event

"Comey is a criminal," Laura Loomer shouted. "You're going to get locked up." → Read More

Stella Artois recalls beer over risk of glass particles in bottles

The recall impacts select 11.2 ounce bottles of the company's beer. → Read More

Ted Nugent: Parkland survivors ‘mushy-brained children’ who ‘have no soul’

Nugent is an outspoken conservative and National Rifle Association board member. → Read More

Netflix hiring for role to binge watch its original content

Netflix has 700 shows planned for the remainder of 2018. → Read More

Laura Ingraham apologizes for mocking Parkland survivor amid advertiser backlash

Ingraham recently tweeted out a list of colleges that had rejected David Hogg. → Read More