U.S. death rate up 1st time in decade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — The death rate in the United States rose last year for the first time in a decade, preliminary federal data show, a rare more…

Texas orders schools to defy Obama's transgender order

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3355554" align="aligncenter" width="602"] Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick[/caption] Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told superintendents of all public schools in the state via letter that they should more…

Zika strikes newborn baby in New Jersey

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — Doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey confirmed Tuesday the birth of a child suffering from Zika-linked microcephaly, a condition wherein the child's brain more…

Man strips, poops on supermarket scanner

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE SMOKING GUN) — A judge yesterday ordered an Ohio man to stay away from the Kroger store where he allegedly stripped naked and defecated on a self-checkout more…

Johnny Depp probed for 'domestic violence'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VARIETY) — Los Angeles police are investigating Amber Heard’s domestic violence allegations against estranged husband Johnny Depp, Variety has learned. A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said that more…

Nearly 46 million trapped in modern slavery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Nearly 46 million people across the globe are living in modern slavery, a system of exploitation that governments and businesses must do more to end, according more…