'Islamic law' tackled in South Dakota

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) — South Dakota legislators this week overwhelmingly approved a law aimed at preventing Islamic law from creeping into its judicial system – a measure that supporters drafted more…

Feds explore possible cover-up at Penn State

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS) — It’s fairly clear the federal investigation into Penn State University won’t be a duplication of the grand jury probe that led to more than 50 more…

Jury rules Grand Canyon hike was child abuse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — An Indiana man who forced his three young grandsons to take brutal marches through the Grand Canyon during scorching summer heat was convicted of child abuse more…

Game official kills, eats cougar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) — A collective gulp was almost detectable this week when California Fish and Game Commission President Daniel Richards defiantly declared to outraged legislators that he more…