This tiny state used to be an independent nation

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3277044" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vermont[/caption] On April 20, 1534, King Francis I of France sent explorer Jacques Cartier to sail west to find a sea route to Asia. more…

Male prof faces sanction for elevator joke

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A male professor who made a joke in a crowded elevator at an academic conference is now facing disciplinary charges after a female professor who was more…

The end of the American republic?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Nothing less than whether or not we are witnessing the decline and fall of the American republic is the focus of a conference this weekend featuring scholar and more…

Nuns arrested for torturing 65 children

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Two nuns in western Colombia have been arrested for allegedly torturing as many as 65 children by pushing their heads into toilets and burning the kids' hands. Nuns more…

Cheering at graduation to cost you $1,000?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GREENVILLE NEWS) -- Can cheering at your child's high school graduation cost you $1,030? It depends on whom you ask. Yes, warns Greenville High School. Maybe, suggests the more…