This beetle navigates by the stars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — A tiny-brained African beetle is the first insect known to navigate by the stars, using the light of the Milky Way to guide it through the more…

Students made to wear burqas – in Texas

by John Griffing -- There's a new controversy in Texas involving the online public school curriculum called CSCOPE, which already has been the subject of heated debate and state legislative hearings. There more…

Girl, 13, stabs boy over potato chips

by -NO AUTHOR- -- FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A South Valley middle-school student in Armona has been charged in the stabbing of another student. A 13-year-old girl from Parkview Middle School in more…

Mali radicals recruited child soldiers at schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The radical Islamic fighters showed up at Mohamed Salia's Quranic school, armed with weapons and demanding to address his students. The leader, named Hamadi, entered one more…

Public schools installing 'panic buttons'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WGCL-TV) Marietta Public Schools have added "panic buttons" to its schools in response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. WGCL-TV reports that these more…

Mom dances topless at her child's school assembly

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTEN-TV) Albany police arrested an elementary school parent Friday morning for allegedly exposing herself during a school assembly. Police say officers responded to the North Albany Academy, located more…

Cheerleader makes flip half-court shot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Let's see LeBron James do this. Ashlee Arnau, a cheerleader at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., made an incredible front-flip half-court shot Thursday night at halftime of the school's men's basketball more…