Due to an uptick in violent crime in East St. Louis, Ill., Mayor Alvin Parks has decided that Constitutionality be damned, it is time to put the city on lockdown. A number of new rules will be implemented in the metropolis in order to keep people from engaging in violent acts.
Following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bombastic remarks to the United Nations urging the world to take a hard line stance against Iran’s alleged nuclear ambitions, Iranian officials issued statements of defiance.
According to Robert Cantu, a neurosurgeon at Emerson Hospital in Massachusetts and author of the new book Concussion and Our Kids , no child younger than 14 should engage in rough activities. Doing so could result in a concussion and damage to the brain.
It’s no secret that the United States has failed miserably in its efforts to enact positive change in the Mideast, specifically in Afghanistan; but a new military report details just how terribly flawed policies in the region have been.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has its sights set on young people, hoping the next generation will quit eating meat. PETA wants to advertise on school lunchroom trays, starting in Cleveland.
Five years ago, a city in Kansas decided to ban the open carrying of guns. On Monday, that decision was reversed. Overland Park’s City Council decided to allow citizens to walk the streets with guns in full view. The ban was overturned with an 11-1 vote.
A new study published in the medical journal Nature indicates that the epidemic of type 2 diabetes often discussed by health professionals is directly related to the lack of healthy bacteria in the digestive tract.
In July 2011, a Texas mom spent the night in jail after a neighbor called and told police that children were playing outside unsupervised. Tammy Cooper was arrested on child endangerment charges. Now, she’s suing.
A school system in Florida might decide to bring back paddling. Though seldom used, corporal punishment is legal in schools in 19 States, including Florida. Some parents are in favor of the idea, but others disagree with the practice.
On Wednesday, a group of eight House GOP committee chairmen demanded that the Administration of Barack Obama issue a new briefing about the events that unfolded in Benghazi, Libya, that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens dead.