Park won't honor slaveholder, angering Irish cultural groups

Citing his slave-owning past, a Virginia town has officially decided not to name a refurbished park after one of its founding fathers in a move that's fostered accusations of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bias

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has been sentenced to xxx years in prison for fraud and conspiracy

Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key…

A Texas judge delivered a bombshell ruling on ObamaCare Friday night, declaring that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that the individual mandate—the penalty those who forgo insurance must pay—is unconstitutional. And because the individual mandate is so integral to the...

Story hour hosted by drag performers sees some opposition

A story hour hosted by drag performers at a suburban Detroit public library is seeing some opposition roughly a year after it made its debut

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga's campus

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga University's campus

After being bullied, boy named Trump gets some encouragement

An anti-bullying organization is offering some encouragement to a middle-school student who has been teased because his last name is Trump

Michelle Obama Dishes on Dubya Passing Her Things…

Another "cough drop moment" between Michelle Obama and George W. Bush? Per People and Today , the former first lady made a stop in San Jose, Calif., on Friday for her book tour, and she addressed an apparent repeat of what took place at John McCain's memorial service in September, when...

Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in…

A 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife could celebrate the holidays

Mainers can now text 911 for help

Court Cites Dr. Seuss in Ruling Against Pipeline

A federal appeals court in Virginia thinks the US Forest Service forgot a fundamental part of its mission, and it summoned Dr. Seuss to remind them. “We trust the United States Forest Service to ‘speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues,'" the fourth US circuit court...

South Carolina deputies shoot, kill woman with knife

Sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a woman armed with a knife

Merriam-Webster Picks Its Word of the Year

The word of the year, at least in the eyes of Merriam-Webster? "Justice." The dictionary's editor at large tells the AP that M-W isn't "editorializing"—the pick is made largely on a spike in people looking it up throughout the year on the dictionary's website. Lookups rose 74% over last...

Report Exposes Vast Scale of Russia's Pro-Trump…

Russian agents reached a staggering number of Americans through social media during the 2016 election campaign, and sites like Facebook missed some obvious signs of what was happening, according to a report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The report, seen by the Washington Post, found that Russians at the...