Bowling teams across the Nation assembled to raise money for abortions. Hundreds of teams participated including Coat Hanger, Feminist Drinking Club, Gutter Balls and Screwballs.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is banning any fundraiser that might compete with a healthy school lunch. Instead of PTA apple pie, students will have to eat a regular apple. And booster club banana bread will be replaced by an ordinary peel-it-and-eat-it banana.
Golden Dawn, a right-wing extremist party in Greece, has landed 21 seats in Greek Parliament. The party, which reportedly uses a Nazi salute and has a swastika as their logo, denies being neo-Nazis.
France went about 17 years without a socialist president. But that streak came to an end after Sunday’s election. French socialist Francois Hollande will be taking the reins from Nicolas Sarkozy.
A Brooklyn man is facing time behind bars for stealing the identity of his dead mother. Thomas Prusik Parkin has been found guilty of grand larceny, mortgage fraud and criminal possession of a forged instrument.
About 75,000 restaurant workers in Los Angeles don’t have health insurance because they are illegal aliens. But that might be changing. The health insurance part, that is. A restaurant workers’ group and a Los Angeles community clinic are working together to provide illegal aliens with healthcare.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told an environmental group on May 2 that climate change is emerging as a threat to national security. “The area of climate change has a dramatic impact on national security,” Panetta announced at a reception hosted by the Environmental Defense Fund.
A Homeowner’s Association (HOA) in Texas wasn’t playing when it told Bill Fry to remove the swing set and slide from his yard. Fry, an Army National Guard captain who recently returned from Afghanistan after serving a year overseas, claims the HOA is just trying to flex its muscles.
If you are reading this in a room of six other people, one of you thinks the world is about to end. Ipsos Global Public Affairs conducted a poll for Reuters and found that one in seven people believe the end of the world is just around the corner.
In the aftermath of the Cartegena prostitution scandal, old news is making new headlines. Among other things, it appears Secret Service agents have been involved in sex scandals before.
Bill Warren, the Californian treasure hunter who last year promised to find the body of notorious terrorist Osama bin Laden, told the Spanish newspaper El Mundo that he has found the location where the body was lowered.
Want to report a pesky TSA agent? There’s an app for that. On Monday, an app became available for the iPhone and Android that can be used to send a complaint to the Department of Homeland Security and Transportation Security Administration.
The police chief in Middleborough, Mass., is proposing a $20 fine for every curse word that comes out of a citizen’s mouth when in public. Some of the people in Middleborough are tired of the downtown streets being polluted by potty mouths.
In the midst of a failing economy, collapsed housing market and government scandals, President Barack Obama found time to joke about the state of the Nation at the 98th annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.
Whereas President Barack Obama is taking advantage of every opportunity to present himself as the cool candidate, Mitt Romney’s campaign said the former Governor will not be involved in the celebrity scene. “This election is not going to be about who’s cooler,” said a Romney senior adviser.
Gas prices in New Lenox, Ill., were higher than those in surrounding communities, so the town’s residents did something about it. The mayor encouraged the residents of New Lenox to drive somewhere else to fill up. Within 48 hours, gas prices dropped.
Michelle Obama took questions from children at the 20-year anniversary of the White House’s “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work” day. The first lady has no plans of occupying the Oval Office. When asked, “Will you ever run for president?” Obama responded: “Absolutely not.”
Following the first lady’s lavish getaway to Spain in 2010, the White House assured American citizens that the Obamas would pay for any personal expenses. But Judicial Watch has announced that government documents suggest it was on taxpayers’ dime.
A public education campaign wants the word “illegal” to be filed away under the annals of hate speech. With the rally cry “No Human Being Is Illegal,” Drop the I-Word is hoping that citizens and immigrants alike will be more accepting of each other.
Miami’s NBC6 has fired a reporter for making the same edit to the George Zimmerman 911 call that the Today show made.
I still remember the yellow tint of the dodgeball that crushed my face in seventh grade. Had I been more like a Senate or House candidate, I would have been able to avoid the pugnacious projectile altogether.
The burgers at Burger King may be double-stacked, but the pigs and chickens used to produce their products won’t be. By 2017, Burger King plans to buy all its eggs and pork from cage-free facilities.
Texanna Edwards, a high school student in Dyer, Tenn., arrived at the prom but was told she could not enter because of her clothing. Her dress resembled a Confederate flag.