School keeps book with torture, rape themes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL) BOONE — Mary Kent Whitaker can start teaching “The House of the Spirits” again to her sophomore honors English class. After being embroiled in a five-month controversy more…

Selfie photos spreading head lice?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (COLUMBUS DISPATCH) Health experts say there are many ways kids can spread head lice, from sharing headphones to swapping hats and other clothing. But a selfie? Some think more…

U.S. access to space a casualty of Ukraine?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EXAMINER) — Charles Hoskinson, in a February 28, 2014 piece in the Washington Examiner, reminds us that one of the possible casualties of the crisis in the Ukraine more…

Man fired for refusing to work on Sabbath

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW ZEALAND HERALD) — A meat worker sacked for refusing to work on the Sabbath has been awarded almost $30,000 compensation after successfully arguing the decision breached his more…

Conservatives frustrated by GOP's compromises

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — Prominent Republicans see no evidence that their party’s electoral successes have advanced the cause of limited government and moral governance. “Today, our party’s leaders act like more…

'12 Years a Slave' wins best picture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — “12 Years A Slave” won best picture at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday night, a poignant victory for the harrowing look at slavery in the more…

He's baaack! Gonzo columnist returns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_648945" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Stuart Goldman"][/caption] Rested, tanned and a victor over cancer, Stuart Goldman returns to WND's Commentary page as a weekly columnist after a hiatus of more…

Hand scrape leads to flesh-eating death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KHOU-TV) — HOUSTON – A fisherman, who suffered a seemingly minor scrape during a Sunday outing on Lake Conroe, has died from an infection of flesh-eating bacteria. Travis more…