Postal workers declare hunger-strike 'victory'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — A group of postal workers striking against proposed cuts to the U.S. Postal Service declared a "people's victory" late Saturday after successfully fasting for six more…

'You will not live to see Easter'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOUSTON CHRONICLE) — A Harris County gun-shop owner received a letter Saturday threatening him, his family and his employees. "Live by the gun. Die by the gun. You more…

Free-condom dispensers at 22 Philly schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY) — Coming over the holiday break to about a third of Philadelphia high schools: clear plastic dispensers chock-full of free condoms. The dispensers will be placed in more…

Illegals who commit minor crimes won't be deported

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) Illegal immigrants who are arrested in minor crimes will no longer be targeted for deportation, the Obama administration announced Friday in an apparent concession to more…

UK hospital apologizes for appalling care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Alexandra Hospital in Redditch is writing to 38 families after a massive legal action that exposed years of bad practice, ranging from nurses taunting patients to more…

1st woman to cycle round the world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) When Juliana Buhring rode out of Naples in the summer, saying she was off to cycle around the world, hardly anyone believed her. But yesterday the more…

Feeling under the weather?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Chicken soup is good for the soul, they say. And as a homespun remedy for everything that might ail you during winter, there are few more…

Japan tsunami debris washes up on Washington beach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2252199/Debris-Japans-tsunami-year-washes-coast-Washington-state.html (London Daily Mail) Hiking over primitive coastal trails, a team reached a dock that apparently floated from Japan after last year's tsunami and just washed ashore on more…

'Being raised Catholic is worse than child abuse'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Raising your children as Roman Catholics is worse than child abuse, according to militant atheist Richard Dawkins. In typically incendiary style, Professor Dawkins said the more…