Lightsaber mistaken for gun, college on lockdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWSDAY) — A college student with a “Star Wars” lightsaber in a campus parking lot sparked an alert Wednesday morning at Farmingdale State College, where staff and students more…

How a freak of nature saved our nation's capital

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3056824" align="aligncenter" width="600"] British burning White House during War of 1812[/caption] Called the "Chief Architect of the Constitution," he wrote many of the Federalist Papers which helped more…

Inflatable sumo suits 'traumatize' college kids

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_3063694" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A man wrestles in an inflatable sumo-wrestler suit for a charity event in Phoenix, Arizona, on Feb. 25, 2016 (Photo: KSAZ Fox 10 Phoenix more…

Harvard tosses seal after students see racism

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3060534" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Harvard's law school is changing its seal due to complaints it is racist.[/caption] Harvard University has decided to drop its famous law school emblem more…

This is the road to freedom from religion

by Bill Federer -- On March 15, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt warned at the dinner of White House correspondents: "Modern tyrants find it necessary to eliminate all democracies. ... A few weeks ago more…

Sports star to sue over expulsion on rape claims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — Former Yale basketball captain Jack Montague was expelled over a sexual assault allegation and plans to sue the school, his attorney said Monday. Attorney Max Stern more…

Einstein had this to say about Jesus and wealth

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3049304" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Albert Einstein[/caption] Albert Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879. He began teaching himself calculus at age 14. With a doctorate from more…