School shooter used texts to lure victims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Washington state high-school freshman who shot five friends in the school cafeteria, killing two, invited them to the ambush by text message, police revealed on more…

Pope reveals what he thinks of evolution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNET) — Arguments around creation and evolution sometimes seem too similar to "Which came first? The chicken or the egg?" Science and religion get placed on either side more…

Homeschooling becomes new movie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="8xbXljcTo7CFzjwbEnPO_5DpIWOt-yiC" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (OREGONLIVE) — A new documentary aimed squarely at parents questioning traditional public education has been released for screenings in selected U.S. theaters, including Beaverton's Valley more…

High-school shooting victim, 14, dies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) Gia Soriano, a victim in Friday’s shooting at a Washington state high school, has died, officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett said. She was 14. more…

Study: Plants can tell when they're being eaten

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MODERNFARMER) — We’ve been hearing for decades about the complex intelligence of plants; last year’s excellent New Yorker piece is a good place to start, if you want more…

Class teaches 'there is no god but Allah'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WHDH) — REVERE, Massachusetts — Some parents in Revere were angry when they learned students were being taught about Islam and the Muslim religion. "No religion should be more…

School board: Guns in senior portraits OK

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Omaha World-Herald) You've seen those senior class photos of kids posing with footballs and musical instruments. Now graduating seniors attending a central Nebraska school district are free to more…