To Kill a Mockingbird, Again

by Jim Fletcher -- [caption id="attachment_2027285" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harper Lee[/caption] When it was announced in February that a new Harper Lee novel was in the offing, writers and readers the world over more…

Here is an actual job application for al-Qaida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IJReview) The U.S. government has just declassified many documents, some of which were found at Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound during the 2012 raid that ended in the more…

Boy Scouts leader: End ban on 'gay' adults

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — The national president of the Boy Scouts, Robert Gates, says the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable more…

Ray Rice domestic-violence charges dismissed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A domestic-violence charge was dismissed Thursday against Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back who was captured on video knocking out his fiancée in an more…

ISIS releases 'tourist guide to the caliphate'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Arabiya) A British militant has released an e-book comparing the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's self-declared "caliphate" to a "plush holiday resort" in an attempt to convince more…

Grandma killed kittens to punish grandkids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTVI-TV) A kitten-killing grandmother is behind bars in Madison County. Investigators say the Godfrey woman killed her granddaughter's cat and four kittens with a hammer, to teach her more…

K-9 saves deputy from ambush attack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Jackson Clarion-Ledger) A manhunt is under way after a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy was saved by his dog from an ambush attack by three men. The deputy, more…

PETA: Bar's name offensive to chickens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Review) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter to the oldest bar in Britain on Monday demanding that it change its historic name because more…

'Most distinctive' cause of death by state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WVUE-TV) Heart disease and cancer are two of the most common causes of death in the United States. However, new data from the Center for Disease Control and more…