Don’t get too excited about high school graduation. Doing so may cost your graduate his diploma. Or even worse: It may land you behind bars. In Florence, S.C., Sharon Cooper was cuffed and taken to jail when she cheered for her graduating daughter, Iesha Cooper. She was charged with disorderly conduct.
In an attempt to apprehend a man who robbed a Wells Fargo bank in Aurora, Colo., every adult at an intersection was detained. Some people were held for more than two hours. The cops had a “virtual certainty” the culprit was at the intersection.
In the 1994 chart topper “Wanted Dead Or Alive,” Jon Bon Jovi boasted of riding on a steel horse. His mode of transportation has changed. On Monday, the rocker flew to New York on Air Force One. A White House official said that Bon Jovi was a “guest of the President.”
There are plenty of reasons a U.S. citizen should become a prepper, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, zombie attacks shouldn’t be one of them. On Friday, “zombie apocalypse” was the third most popular search on Google.
During a speech on Saturday, Donald Trump conveyed that Mitt Romney might have a chance in November if the media would quit lying. He said that reporters are “really dishonest.” Trump also questioned the birthplace of President Barack Obama.
When a new DC Comics comic book comes out, the main character will as well. Wednesday’s issue of “Earth 2” depicts the Green Lantern passionately kissing his boyfriend. LGBT groups believe gay superheroes will empower gay youths.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Mayor who doesn’t want citizens slurping a sugary soft drink, is OK with the good people of New York City scarfing down massive doughnuts. Bloomberg presented a proclamation recognizing Friday as National Donut Day.
Artur Davis, a former Congressman and one of President Barack Obama’s earliest supporters, announced in a blog post that he would be leaving the Democratic Party. Davis is considering running for office in Virginia in the next few years. If so, he will run as a Republican.
In an effort to reduce the number of supersized New Yorkers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to reduce the number of supersized drinks in the city. The Mayor is proposing a ban that would prohibit the sale of any sweet beverage larger than 16 ounces.
Attorney General Eric Holder will be among those telling several hundred black pastors how to participate in the upcoming election. He will join the Internal Revenue Service and lawyers in an attempt to educate church leaders.
A Houston honor student was thrown behind bars for 24 hours and ordered to pay a $100 fine after missing too many days of school. Diane Tran has been working two jobs to help support her siblings since her parents separated. Texas law allows only 10 absences over six months.
The United States, Australia, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Canada have joined together, expelling Syrian diplomats in the wake of a massacre in the Syrian village of Houla. Many victims, including infants and children, were shot at close range.
Chris Hayes, host of MSNBC’s “Up,” apologized after making disparaging remarks about fallen soldiers. As families prepared to remember their loved ones on Memorial Day, Hayes expressed contempt for the word “hero.”
Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) shocked students at the University of Massachusetts when he referred to the Trayon Martin shooting during his commencement speech. Frank noted that the joke wasn’t a new one. In fact, it was the fourth time he used it this year.
Despite the complaints of women on campus, the University of Arkansas at Ft. Smith is being forced to allow a 38-year-old male student to use women’s restrooms. The male student wishes to be known as Jennifer Braly and refers to himself as a person with “Gender Identity Disorder.”
Two female soldiers are suing the military, claiming that the restrictions on combat are unConstitutional. Women are not allowed to serve in units whose main task is frontline combat. Command Sgt. Maj. Jane Baldwin and Col. Ellen Haring believe the policy is a violation of the 5th Amendment.
Alex Kenjeev, a 2009 graduate of the University of Toronto, finished paying off his student loan — with cash. The law student carried $114,460 in a sack to Scotiabank. Kenjeev is happy to be out from under the debt, but he confesses he enjoyed the process more than the banks did.
In September, a public elementary school in Harlem will require students to learn Arabic. The New York City school PS 368 Hamilton Heights will require students in the 2nd grade through the 5th grade to study Arabic twice a week for 45 minutes.
In a crazy turn of events, the word “lunatic” will be removed from Federal law. The Senators who co-sponsored the legislation believed the omission of the word was necessary in order to reflect the country’s current understanding of mental health issues.
In a 13-1 vote, the City Council of Los Angeles decided to trash plastic bags. In doing so, Los Angeles became the largest U.S. city to ban the pollutant. California cities San Jose, San Francisco and Long Beach have passed similar ordinances.
New videos of the General Services Administration extravaganza which cost taxpayers nearly $1 million continue to surface. In 2010, the GSA headed out to Las Vegas for a few days of lots of fun and games and a little business.
DC Comics — the comic book publisher that brought us Superman, Batman and Robin, Batgirl, Aquaman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing, and The Flash — has announced that one of its well-known superheroes is gay.
Do you want free pizza? If you answered “Si,” head over to the closest Pizza Patron. On June 5, anyone who places an order in Spanish between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. will receive a free large pepperoni pizza.