Busch Gardens ditches severed heads, apologizes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) Busch Gardens has removed headless figures and severed heads from the Halloween display at its Williamsburg, Va. theme park after some people complained they were a more…

France bombs ISIS in Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- PARIS (AP) — France has agreed to carry out airstrikes requested by Iraq to bolster its fight against the Islamic State group's fighters who've captured swathes of the more…

Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) The Japanese government has vowed to restart its controversial whaling programme in the Antarctic next year. The move comes despite the International Whaling Commission's vote on Thursday more…

Rand Paul slams GOP on minorities, voting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. The Kentucky Republican, a likely presidential candidate, has long argued more…

Obama signs order to fight bacteria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) President Barack Obama ordered federal agencies to launch a concerted effort to combat the growing "urgent health threat" from bacteria that is resistant to antibiotic treatment, a more…

District rejects, then accepts Constitution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EAGLE-TRIBUNE) WINDHAM — The School Board first rejected a gift of copies of the U.S. Constitution, then reversed course hours later. Former Windham resident John Grieco offered the more…

Cheerleaders defy school ban to lead prayer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WBTW-TV) ONEIDA, TENN - For many on the Oneida High School cheerleading squad, faith has always gone hand and hand with Friday night football. “We need prayer for more…

Mystery illness confirmed in California

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTLA-TV) California’s first cases of a virus that has been spreading across the country were confirmed Thursday by the state’s chief health official. Four cases of enterovirus D68 more…