Lawmaker: Model public schools after Muslim ones

by Chelsea Schilling -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4A8NMhqAw1M A U.S. lawmaker – who prides himself on being only the second Muslim elected to Congress – has declared that America "needs Muslims" and U.S. public schools more…

Teachers call boy 'missing link' on Facebook

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_221001" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Lisa Wade is not happy about remarks about her son made by the boy's teachers on Facebook."][/caption] BRADENTON, Fla. – On this Independence Day, more…

U.S. government: No evidence mermaids exist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — There is no evidence that mermaids exist, a US government scientific agency has said.The National Ocean Service made the unusual declaration in response to public inquiries more…

Teacher who threw teen sex parties avoids jail

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — A former South Carolina preschool teacher who threw booze- and pot-fueled sex parties for local teens was spared jail time and sentenced to probation instead. Audrey more…

Bus monitor 'fine' with bully punishment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GREECE POST) — The upstate New York school bus monitor who was bullied by four seventh-graders says she's satisfied that they're being suspended for a year. Speaking one more…

Chimps attack U.S. student in South Africa

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) — A U.S. graduate student who was attacked by two chimpanzees while leading a tour at a sanctuary for abused animals underwent six hours of surgery on more…

Discovered: Plants feed on animals underground

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Three species of carnivorous plant that feed on worms underground have been discovered in the Brazilian savannah. It could require a re-imagining of The Day of more…

ACLU: Give kids 'lesbian' book at school

by Chelsea Schilling -- When a kindergarten boy brought home a children's book touting the joys of being in a lesbian family, his parents complained to Windridge Elementary School, sparking a petition more…