A woman flying to a doctor’s appointment had her feeding tube checked for explosives by Transportation Security Administration agents. Melinda Deaton has the 4-inch tube as a result of complications with a gastric bypass surgery.
You can find just about anything at Wal-Mart, including out-of-control teenagers. About 300 teens caused $1,500 worth of damages at a Wal-Mart in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday night. A video of the action was posted on YouTube by J’quan Jarrell.
The man who protested the Transportation Security Administration in the nude in April has been found not guilty. As a way of protesting the TSA’s intrusiveness, John Brennan got naked to prove he wasn’t carrying a bomb. He was arrested after the stunt.
FBI reports reveal that a man who killed 13 people at Fort Hood in 2009 was not investigated because of political correctness. The news comes from a government official who wishes to remain anonymous.
Equipment purchased by the Department of Energy with stimulus money seems to have vanished. When the Energy Department’s Office of Inspector General conducted an audit, $500,000 of equipment could not be located.
After a two-year review, the Boy Scouts of America has decided to keep its policy of excluding gays. The organization has been criticized for policies that ban openly gay boys from membership and gay or lesbian adults from serving in leadership roles.
The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding that a Colorado sheriff apologize after he issued a warning about gypsies. Robinson’s description of gypsies is what upset the ACLU. He described a gypsy as a “medium to dark complexioned Caucasian” with “dark hair and dark eyes.”
President Barack Obama has harped on the benefits of higher education during his Presidency; but according to a new survey, fewer and fewer people see the advantage of a college education. About one in four people said that attending college is not worth the money.
The city of Sanford, Fla., might pay homage to Trayvon Martin by placing a memorial in the city. City officials removed memorial items from outside the subdivision where the 17-year-old teen was shot by George Zimmerman on Feb. 26. Residents complained that the makeshift memorial was an eyesore.
A teacher’s aide in Iowa lost her job after insisting that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn should not be read by students because the book is racist. Naiya Galloway first became upset when the Ku Klux Klan was mentioned during a history discussion. Later, she dissed the Mark Twain classic.
City officials in Phoenix arrived at the conclusion that Michael Salman was putting people’s lives in jeopardy by conducting a Bible study at his home. He was found guilty of 67 building code violations and sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years of probation.
It’s common practice in many small towns for a restaurant to offer a discount to the church crowd. Bring a bulletin; get a cheap lunch. Even Chick-fil-A has been known to get in on the action. But that all might change if a man in Pennsylvania gets his way.
If you live in Wrentham, Mass., you might have to take your flag inside. It’s no longer the Fourth of July, so the flag has to go. At least that’s what the Garden Lane public housing complex told its tenants.
America was once a Nation that prided itself on its educational standards, but those days are a thing of the past. A recent report, issued by the Center for American Progress, found that many students think school is too easy.
Google is attempting to use its power to “Legalize Love.” The primary focus of the Legalize Love campaign, which will eventually be launched everywhere that Google has employees, is to promote safer working conditions for those within the LGBT community.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, known for his willingness to speak his mind, relayed a message to the President on Monday. “Please don’t send me any more money to hire more public employees. Please don’t,” begged Christie.
The first lady is the last person that some Florida school board members want to see. Obama has become well-known for her stops that are intended to educate the young on healthy living and her husband’s politics.
It’s not unusual for campaigns to keep tabs on their opponents, but Democrats are taking the tactic to a new level. Several videos have surfaced online that show the homes of Republicans.
Prison is a hop, skip and a jump away. Just ask a New York City couple. George Hess, 54, and Caroline Stern, 55, were arrested after dancing while waiting on a train. “We were doing the Charleston,” Stern said.
President Barack Obama walked away from a challenge to arm-wrestle at Ziggy’s Pub and Restaurant in Amherst, Ohio. The President’s stop at the bar, whose WiFi code is “DRINKBEER,” was not announced on his public schedule.
In an interview with NPR, Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman expressed dislike for the fact that most Americans consider President Barack Obama the first black President. “He’s not America’s first black president — he’s America’s first mixed-race president.”
Kids in Easton, Mass., might have to celebrate their birthdays with a cracker or a raisin. The public school system is proposing a policy that will eliminate cupcakes, frosted cookies and candy from classroom celebrations.
Fireworks weren’t the only thing in the sky on Independence Day. The American Atheists flew a banner over New York City that read, “Atheism is Patriotic — atheists.org.” The group cites the First Amendment in its defense.