Judge slams state's anti-Shariah amendment

by Drew Zahn -- U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange Oklahoma's "Save Our State Amendment," which bans state courts from considering Islamic, or Shariah, law when deciding cases, hit a major roadblock today, more…

Is Harry Potter in cahoots with hell?

by Drew Zahn -- For the second weekend in a row, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 " – the seventh film in author J.K. Rowling's fantastically successful series about more…

Sorry, kids, no privacy for you

by Drew Zahn -- Concerned about "sexting" and "cyberbullying" in schools, Virginia's attorney general says teachers have the legal authority to seize and search through students' cell phones and laptops – without more…

Scientists challenge TSA on scanner radiation

by Drew Zahn -- Federal officials claim radiation risks from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's new full-body scanners are low, but several scientists are calling on the administration to rethink whether the more…

Forget TSA pat-downs: Drive a flying car!

by Drew Zahn -- The Maverick in flight As the "Maverick" traveled from Florida to Wisconsin, people stopped its driver – or pilot, as the case may be – to ask about more…

'Under God' vindicated in attack on Pledge

by Drew Zahn -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has upheld the constitutionality of public school children reciting "under God" in Pledge of Allegiance, rebuffing a prominent atheist more…

'If you touch my junk, I'll have you arrested'

by Drew Zahn -- "I don't understand how a sexual assault can be made a condition of my flying," said 31-year-old John Tyner to a pair of Transportation Security Administration officials insisting more…

'F-bomb' litters primetime TV schedule

by Drew Zahn -- Obscene language on primetime television, according to a new study, is on a meteoric rise in both frequency and intensity – with the 'f-word,' for example, being spoken more…

Judge blocks anti-Shariah amendment

by Drew Zahn -- U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange A federal judge has placed a temporary restraining order on Oklahoma's newly approved constitutional amendment prohibiting state courts from considering international or Islamic more…