Republican U.S. senator decides to quit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_372683" align="alignright" width="313" caption="Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb."][/caption] Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., who grew up on a farm and had been accumulating influence as part of the Senate more…

Gas prices rise for 32 days straight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Gas prices have risen for 32 days straight, according to AAA. That means that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased more…

$585,000 spent on study of how to save money

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BALTIMORE SUN) — Why did Baltimore need to pay outside consultants half a million dollars for a report that says the city's financial future is grim? Some city more…

Obama launches project to study human brain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Hollywood could have a field day with a new Big Brother conspiracy theory. The White House has announced a 10-year study on the inner workings of the human more…

Man slaps boy on flight, now fired

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — An Idaho man accused of uttering a racial slur and slapping a crying 19-month-old boy on a Delta Air Lines flight is now out of a more…

NYC purging streets of mentally ill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The city is making a major push to sweep the streets of dangerous, mentally ill New Yorkers — and has even compiled a most-wanted list, more…

Slavery officially unconstitutional in Mississippi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Life really does move slower in the South. One hundred forty-eight years after Congress sent the 13th Amendment outlawing slavery to the states for ratification, Mississippi officially has more…

Rapist used ChristianMingle to find victim

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — A California man was arrested this week after being accused of raping a woman he met through an online Christian dating website. Sean Patrick Banks, an more…