'Green' tax to go to … corporations?

by Gina Loudon -- California lawmakers tried to pass a statewide measure banning plastic bags but failed. Now environmental activists are pushing for the ban in cities and counties, succeeding already in more…

Trooper uses Taser on autistic girl

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KDRV-TV) NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — The father of a girl with autism who was tased by an Oregon State Trooper is calling the action excessive. Oregon State Police more…

Chuck Norris sleeps his way to skinny

by Chuck Norris -- Chuck, I hear that not getting enough sleep can make one gain weight. Ever heard of that? And what natural means do you recommend to slumber better and more…

'Gift' gadgets used to spy on Chen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) When Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng arrived in the United States in May last year he was given a fellowship at New York University, use of a Greenwich more…

Top 5 regrets of the dying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most more…