Michelle Dunaj made one last trip before she enters hospice on Oct. 17. The Michigan native who is facing death as a result of leukemia flew to Hawaii. But the Transportation Security Administration put a damper on the vacation.
A Texas man is upset after he received a letter of condolence from President Barack Obama following the passing of his son, a Marine. Tom Logan of Willis, Texas, received a form letter signed by the President. Logan expected more.
Forget the economy; President Barack Obama’s attention has shifted to saving Big Bird. Following Mitt Romney’s statement that he would stop the subsidy to PBS, Obama and company have come to Big Bird’s aid.
In August, political science professors Kenneth Bickers and Michael Berry predicted that Mitt Romney would win the election. They have since produced an updated model that gives a new result: an even bigger win for Romney.
New tests suggest that once a drone takes off, it may be a while before it has to land. The U.S. military has shown how drones can refuel while in the air. This ability has sparked discussions of so-called flying gas stations to be used over areas of combat in the future.
It is well-known that tanning beds have been linked to melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer. But now, a new study finds that indoor tanning can also lead to other types of skin cancers.
If a school board member in New Hampshire gets his way, Friday night football will get sacked. Paul Butler of New Dover, N.H., wants to see the fall pastime banned. Butler, a retired surgeon, said football is “a dangerous game.”
Every year, Glenn and Melissa Cruson of Colleyville, Texas, put on an elaborate Halloween display. But this year’s spectacle has some people upset. Despite criticism, the Crusons have no intention of taking down their display.
A Philadelphia high school student was told to leave class when she arrived wearing a Romney T-shirt. The geometry teacher at Charles Carroll High School told 16-year-old Samantha Pawlucy that wearing a Romney shirt is like “wearing a KKK shirt.”
Students across the Nation have resisted new school lunch policies largely influenced by first lady Michelle Obama. A school system in Florida thinks they may have a solution to the problem: surveillance cameras.
A new study shows that studies can’t be trusted. Researchers found that nearly 70 percent of research articles have been retracted because of fraud. Fraudulent studies have increased nearly tenfold since the 1970s.
Philadelphia police are investigating one of their own after a video surfaced of an officer punching a woman in the face during a parade. The video went viral after being posted on YouTube.
A high school marching band in Pennsylvania gave a nod to Russian communism. The New Oxford High School Marching Band put on a halftime show that shocked the crowd at a football game on Sept. 14.
A Chinese company is planning to sue the President over actions it claims are unConstitutional. Last week, Obama issued an order giving the company 90 days to sell four wind farm sites. The President believes the company could be a national security threat.
A man in Atlanta claims he received a parking ticket after an officer noticed the Mitt Romney sticker on his car. The driver admits to having parked illegally, but it was what he claims to have heard the officer say that made him furious.
Both campaigns are telling voters not to expect much in the Presidential debates. If you listen to all the hype, you would think that each party believes the opposing candidate is more competent.
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.
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.
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.
Convenience comes with a price. That’s definitely the case with microwaves. If you’re thinking of zapping your veggies, you may want to think again. Microwaving may seem like the quickest and best option when preparing food. Although it may be the quickest, it is by no means the best.
Some entrepreneurial students in Massachusetts are using the restrictions on school lunches as a way to make a little extra money. A black market for chocolate syrup is forming. The sugary substance sells for 50 cents a squeeze.