Trans-fats backlash boosts butter consumption

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) For generations, butter got a bad rap. It was thought to be cloying, fattening, dangerous for your arteries, and it took a creaming from oil-based more…

U.S. woman trapped in Muslim love story

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Phyllis Chesler is one of my favorite writers, hands down. Insightful, plain-spoken, convictional … not to mention flat-out skilled as a writer. Fortunately for her, she lives in more…

Man claims he captured, killed Bigfoot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dkMHRuajqYKTMbfyNavgnjSbe5N6Ao3m" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (TIME) — If you are reading this while out in the woods searching for Sasquatch, you’re too late. Bigfoot is dead. Rick Dyer, the apparently-famed more…

Escaped inmate turns self in to escape cold

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) Sunday night, 42-year-old Robert Vick escaped from the minimum security Blackburn Correction Complex in Kentucky. By Monday evening, he'd apparently had enough of the sub-zero temperatures gripping the Bluegrass State and more…

Beauty queen, ex-husband shot dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IRISHTIMES) — Assailants shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her ex-husband in the latest high-profile case of violent crime in the South American nation, authorities have said. more…

'Guccifer' adds more celebs to hack list

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JANUARY 6 -- The hacking spree by “Guccifer,” the online outlaw who has bedeviled Colin Powell, members of the Bush and Rockefeller families, Obama administration officials, and assorted other public figures, more…

Preacher on scooter: I'm Jesus reincarnated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hubWJuajrh3XyY8SNdCeVSwBxiJgWkBq" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (MIRROR) — This man believes he is Jesus Christ reincarnated despite being arrested more than 40 times and banned from Britain. Brazilian preacher Inri Cristo, more…

Deep freeze chills vast part of U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) INDIANAPOLIS -- Frigid air that snapped decades-old records will make venturing outside dangerous for a second straight day, this time spreading to southern and eastern parts of more…

Tebow nearly nails championship prediction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Question his quarterbacking skills all you want. But when it comes to college football, Tim Tebow knows his stuff. The former Heisman Trophy winner came within more…