Surgeon: Stonewall Jackson death likely pneumonia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, felled by friendly fire from more…

Student-prayer bill passes N.C. Senate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Legislation meant to clarify when and how student-led prayers are allowed in public schools has passed the North Carolina Senate. The bill that passed unanimously Thursday more…

Doctor accused of water-boarding girlfriend

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Miami Herald) A South Florida doctor was accused Wednesday of aggravated battery on his girlfriend after an argument last month over a Facebook post. Orlando Llorente, 41, was more…

NRA-Gabrielle Giffords fight heats up

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) The Senate voted down a gun control measure last month, but the fight is just beginning. The National Rifle Association and new pro-gun control groups headed by more…

Blacks outvoted whites in 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) A new Census Bureau report shows a higher percentage of African-Americans than whites voted in a presidential election for the first time in history last year during more…

McDonald's hails rescuer on Twitter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The discovery of three missing women who police say were held captive in an Ohio home for a decade has put an unexpected spotlight on McDonald's. more…