Lawmaker eyes Bible as official state book

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) A Shreveport lawmaker said Monday he's scrapping his proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book. Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody told the House of more…

Obama's Earth Day travels: 868 tons of carbon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL REVIEW) Today is Earth Day. President Obama will mark the day by flying from Washington, D.C. to Washington state — 2,328 miles, generating 568,032 pounds of carbon more…

Mumps continues to spread quickly

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZzMmhkbTpdEzyBUTEFqgv41z5uR7RGax" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (ABC6ONYOURSIDE) — COLUMBUS -- A total of 253 mumps cases have been reported in Franklin and Delaware counties as of 3:30 p.m. Monday, ABC6/FOX28 News more…

Family sues school over 'God' in pledge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) FREEHOLD, N.J. — A family is suing the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District and its superintendent, seeking to have the phrase "under God" removed from the Pledge of more…

Supremes uphold affirmative action ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's affirmative action ban, ruling that the state has the right to determine whether racial preferences can be considered in college more…

Clinton lawyer named top Obama counsel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) President Obama on Monday said he has selected W. Neil Eggleston to become chief counsel, adding the expertise of a veteran attorney who was involved in more…

Newborn survives being tossed in trash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A newborn boy survived and was listed as stable Monday night after having been tossed into a trash can in South Carolina, police said. The boy's more…

Obama eyes de facto amnesty for illegals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy more…

Ex-Disney, CNN honcho named in sexual-abuse lawsuit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) Jeff Herman, the lawyer representing the man accusing Bryan Singer of sexual abuse, announced Monday that he has filed three additional sex abuse lawsuits against prolific more…