New toy causing chatter controversy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- OKLAHOMA CITY – It's a hot new toy that could be under your Christmas tree this year. It's the "You and Me Interactive Play and Giggle Triplet Dolls." more…

Police: Desperate mom killed son, 15, herself

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CABOOL, Mo. – The Cabool Police Department is investigating an apparent murder-suicide. Officers say it appears Tammy Fleming, 43, shot her son, Charles Loftis, 15, and then turned more…

Cain, Paul axed by Family Leader

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An influential social conservative group in Iowa has crossed off Republican presidential candidates Herman Cain and Ron Paul from consideration for its presidential endorsement. Among other concerns, the more…

Historian shouts down congressman at hearing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Televised congressional hearings often serve as a platform for members of Congress to berate, bloviate and showboat for the cameras, but at a House Natural Resources Committee hearing more…

Islands in sea-level rise controversy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Sea-level rise is bad news for many island nations, but it may not be severe enough to prevent Chagos islanders from returning home four decades after they were more…

Sticky goo on turnpike disables 150 cars

by -- A flood of gooey black muck dropped from a tanker truck disabled about 150 cars and damaged an unknown number of other vehicles along a nearly 40-mile stretch more…