Furor over frat members' N-word slurs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9vNzh1czoUlUnBj1TTgO_dzXbPQIPUmu" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CBS NEWS) NORMAN, Okla. - A University of Oklahoma fraternity is being closed and its members suspended by the group's national organization after a video more…

Wisconsin now 'right-to-work' state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) MADISON, Wis. — For decades, states across the South, Great Plains and Rocky Mountains enacted policies, known as “right to work,” that prevented organized labor more…

U.S. women carve names into Rome's Colosseum

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — Tourists are once again getting into trouble in Italy, with two American women caught carving their names into Rome’s Colosseum. The Californians, aged 21 and more…

Public university opens help center for illegals

by Cheryl Chumley -- Illegal immigrants seeking academic counseling, career guidance and other information related to achieving their ambitions have a new Cal State Long Beach resource at their fingertips – a more…

Bank 'breaks into man's home,' won't say why

by Cheryl Chumley --   A former Chicago police officer, Mike Tomasovich, filed a lawsuit claiming that his own mortgage bank, Fifth Third Bank, sent contractors to break into his Estero, Florida, more…

MLK lieutenant quit Selma 'because George Bush marched'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1774365" align="aligncenter" width="595"] Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, James Bevel, Diane Nash[/caption] Diane Nash, a civil-rights activist who served directly for Rev. Martin Luther King – and more…

Florida officials ban term 'climate change'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMIHERALD) — The state of Florida is the region most susceptible to the effects of global warming in this country, according to scientists. Sea-level rise alone threatens 30 more…

GOP push to shutter 'scandal-ridden' ATF

by Cheryl Chumley -- Members of the Republican Party angry with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives over a proposed bullet ban now say the heck with it – the more…