Man takes poison after child-sex conviction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WDAF-TV) NODAWAY COUNTY, Mo. — Steve Parsons was found guilty of statutory sodomy of a 14-year-old girl in Nodaway County. Minutes later he was dead, apparently by his own hand. more…

Military 'hyper-masculine'? Who knew!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Seeking a lighter sentence, defense attorneys for WikiLeaks leaker Pfc. Bradley Manning put the convicted intelligence analyst's Army therapist on the stand to testify that Manning suffered intense more…

Obama 'a god' in rodeo-clown controversy

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_500365" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="A rodeo clown wears a Barack Obama mask at the Missouri State Fair Aug. 10, 2013."][/caption] PALM BEACH, Fla. – The ongoing fallout over more…

Jesse Jackson Jr. sentenced to prison

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGO TRIBUNE) WASHINGTON – Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced today to 30 months behind bars and his wife, Sandi, got a year in prison for separate more…

More Fast and Furious guns found in Mexico

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) Three more weapons from Fast and Furious have turned up at crime scenes in Mexico, CBS News has learned, as the toll from the controversial federal more…

Pentagon giving benefits to 'gay' spouses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Defense Department announced on Wednesday that it will make "spousal and family benefits" available no later than Sept. 3, 2013, regardless of sexual orientation, for all more…

Obama 'can thank Harry Potter for youth vote'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INQUISITR) — President Obama owes his popularity among youth to one (fictional) person: Harry Potter. According to a media study by a professor at the University of Vermont, more…

Schools cut benefits to pay for Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Aug 14 (Reuters) - Hit by years of budget cuts, some U.S. public school boards are looking to avoid providing health benefits to substitute teachers and supporting staff more…