Scholarly journal retracts 60 articles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Every now and then a scholarly journal retracts an article because of errors or outright fraud. In academic circles, and sometimes beyond, each retraction is a more…

Christian clubs coming to Portland public schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Oregonian) Hundreds of Portland-area residents are organizing to stop a network of Christian clubs from proselytizing to children on public school campuses. The Good News Club has more…

Court challenge for ultimate 'Big Brother'

by Bob Unruh -- A Christian organization in the United Kingdom on Wednesday launched its legal challenge to the ultimate "Big Brother" law – a Scottish plan that appoints a government official more…

Miami Hurricanes players arrested for rape

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ESPN.GO) — Two University of Miami football players arrested on sexual battery charges against a "physically helpless" 17-year-old girl were dismissed from the team and suspended Tuesday. Court more…

Potter returns in new J.K. Rowling story

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Harry Potter is back — mysterious, married, and going gray. J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of the grown-up boy wizard in a new more…

Teachers union calls for Arne Duncan to resign

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s relations with teachers unions just got more difficult. Delegates of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union, voted at their more…