Transgender homecoming king commits suicide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) A transgender activist who made headlines last year when he was crowned homecoming king at his Charlotte, North Carolina, high school has died. Local paper The more…

Climate war over 97% consensus claim

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) In the nearly two years since John Cook and his colleagues published their '97 percent' paper claiming a scientific consensus on climate change, the term '97 percent' more…

'Dream kitchen' ad slammed as sexist

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer beS7wARx] A group of angry students took to the streets of Newtonville, N.Y., to protest what they perceived as a sexist billboard ad – an image of more…

Vibrant church founded by former slave

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1829595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Richard Allen[/caption] Richard Allen was born to slave parents in Philadelphia and sold with his family to a plantation in Dover, Delaware. As a more…

GOP blocks Elizabeth Warren's student-loan plan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEHILL) — Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked an effort by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to attach an amendment aimed at lowering student loan rates to the budget. Senators more…

Penn State prez goes gaga over Bill Ayers

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1833495" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Eric Barron, president at Pennsylvania State University, stands in 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' pose in December 2014.[/caption] Pennsylvania State University president Eric Barron fielded more…

University of Phoenix loses half its students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — The University of Phoenix probably wishes the students were just cutting class. But many aren't even enrolled anymore. Enrollment at America's largest for-profit university was about more…

Ivy League dean: ISIS welcome on campus

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer gLNdF9c3] A secretly shot video seems to capture Cornell University's assistant dean for students, Joseph Scaffido, claiming it's quite OK for an ISIS "freedom fighter" to come more…