Michael Brown tree chopped down

by Joe Kovacs -- A tree in Ferguson, Missouri, to honor Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old shot and killed by a white police officer, has been mysteriously chopped down less than 24 more…

Don McLean reveals meaning of
'American Pie'

by Joe Kovacs -- It's the epic song countless Americans have been singing since it reached the No. 1 spot in 1972: Don McLean's "American Pie." Now, more than four decades later, more…

Rush: Here's what to watch
now that Cruz is in

by Joe Kovacs -- PALM BEACH, Florida – Now that conservative champion Sen. Ted Cruz is officially running for president, radio host Rush Limbaugh says the most interesting thing in the 2016 more…

Surprise for teacher after girl's sex abuse

by Joe Kovacs -- MIAMI – A schoolteacher in South Florida claims she was fired after doing the right thing, revealing one of her students had been sexually abused by her stepfather. more…

Mom hides son to escape boy's circumcision

by Joe Kovacs -- DELRAY BEACH, Florida – A Florida mother has gone into hiding to protect her son from a circumcision sought by the 4-year-old's father, and now a judge has more…

Denying climate change
'like gargling with arsenic'

by Joe Kovacs -- Would you gargle with arsenic? Or juggle nitroglycerin? Or even poke a poisonous brown recluse spider? Perhaps not. But an editorial cartoon published Tuesday in Pennsylvania-based PennLive.com suggests more…