Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) The Japanese government has vowed to restart its controversial whaling programme in the Antarctic next year. The move comes despite the International Whaling Commission's vote on Thursday more…

Rand Paul slams GOP on minorities, voting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. The Kentucky Republican, a likely presidential candidate, has long argued more…

Obama signs order to fight bacteria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) President Barack Obama ordered federal agencies to launch a concerted effort to combat the growing "urgent health threat" from bacteria that is resistant to antibiotic treatment, a more…

District rejects, then accepts Constitution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EAGLE-TRIBUNE) WINDHAM — The School Board first rejected a gift of copies of the U.S. Constitution, then reversed course hours later. Former Windham resident John Grieco offered the more…

Cheerleaders defy school ban to lead prayer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WBTW-TV) ONEIDA, TENN - For many on the Oneida High School cheerleading squad, faith has always gone hand and hand with Friday night football. “We need prayer for more…

Mystery illness confirmed in California

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTLA-TV) California’s first cases of a virus that has been spreading across the country were confirmed Thursday by the state’s chief health official. Four cases of enterovirus D68 more…

Boehner: Immigration 'reform' will boost economy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) It wasn’t part of the jobs message he planned to pitch, but Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that immigration reform would help boost the economy. “Immigration more…

Scotland votes 'No' to independence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. With the results in from all 32 council areas, the "No" side more…

'Jesus in toast' study wins Ig Nobel Prize

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Canadian Press) A Canadian-led study about the ability to see famous faces in everyday objects was one of the winners of the Ig Nobel Prize awarded at Harvard more…