'Not a ship was launched without proper prayers'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2028565" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Robert Fulton[/caption] The SS Savannah left May 22, 1819, from Savannah, Georgia, and 25 days later arrived in Liverpool, England, completing the first trans-Atlantic more…

Muslims 'used student loans' to join ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two of the Twin Cities men accused of trying to join ISIS are now charged with student loan fraud. Investigators say both Hamza Ahmed, 19, more…

Teacher who stomped flag put on leave

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1769405" align="aligncenter" width="596"] American flag[/caption] An Illinois teacher whose flag-stomping classroom presentation was reported by students has now been placed on administrative leave and under investigation. Students more…

Red Cross founded by 'angel of the battlefield'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2028095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Clara Barton[/caption] The American Red Cross was organized May 21, 1881, by a schoolteacher named Clara Barton. The first woman to be a clerk more…

Common Core teaches kids to 'divide Jerusalem'

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_2033195" align="aligncenter" width="595"] Professor Carl Hobert of Boston University.[/caption] A Boston University professor has defended to WND his creation of a Common Core-compliant lesson plan that more…

Mom shames daughter for posing as 19 in bra

by -NO AUTHOR- -- She's 13, doesn't own lacy underwear, has a mandatory bedtime and is going to be spending the summer reading books. That's the message a mom told potential fans more…

Teacher accused of letting students have sex

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- An Atlanta-area teacher has been arrested after a parent complained he allowed middle school students to have sex in a storage unit more…

FBI warns high schoolers: Don't join ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- HACKENSACK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The FBI has targeted Bergen County, New Jersey to stop Islamic State militants from getting a stronghold there – and agents have been going more…