America to choose its top dog 'hero'

by Drew Zahn -- If only Lassie had it so good. On Saturday, Oct. 5, eight courageous canines with their human partners will descend upon the Beverly Hilton as finalists in a more…

California city welcomes doomsday bunkers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FRESNO BEE) — LOS ANGELES — In the backyard of his remote Southern California home, Bernie Jones is etching an unconventional blueprint: a construction plan to build his more…

Teacher in tongue-touching game with child

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOSANGELES.CBSLOCAL) — Parents at Broadoaks Children’s School of Whittier College learned last night about the removal of a teacher following allegations that he played a tongue touching game more…

Citing costs, IBM to dump retirees into Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) International Business Machines Corp. plans to move about 110,000 retirees off its company-sponsored health plan and instead give them a payment to buy coverage on more…

Girls suffer 2nd-degree burns from fruit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (News.com.au) It was supposed to be a normal play day for five friends splashing in a pool in the back yard. It ended with the group of girls more…

HIV-infected man exposes up to 300 people

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) A Missouri man was arraigned Thursday on charges that he recklessly infected a sexual partner with the virus that causes AIDS, and a prosecutor said he potentially more…

AIDS cure on the horizon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) In recent years, a spate of findings have shown that HIV can essentially be eradicated in some patients. Now scientists are scrambling to finally find a more…

Chuck Norris says no to school lunch

by Chuck Norris -- Chuck, with kids going back to school, what do you recommend for school meals – especially in light of schools offering inferior nutritious alternatives – buy or bring? more…