Homeschooling surges due to Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RALEIGH NEWS AND OBSERVER) — North Carolina's home schools are growing at a record rate and are now estimated to have more students than the state's private schools. more…

Medical examiner: Brown had marijuana in system

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_1147665" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Michael Brown[/caption] While family members called for a police officer to be arrested, a forensic pathologist who conducted a private autopsy on slain teenager more…

Delta kicks woman off flight for looking sick

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1pdmtwbzrYw9vHKyH1mjVow_idAvZMSy" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (FIRSTCOASTNEWS) — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Suzanne Hays, 72, is soft spoken but don't be fooled by her demeanor. On August 5 Hays was traveling from more…

Morgue worker admits to sex with 100 corpses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CINCINNATI (WCPO-TV) – Hamilton County can be sued because a morgue attendant had sex with female corpses while at work, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. Kenneth Douglas more…

5 deputies patrol 1,000 miles along border

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) ENCINO — Elias Pompa had a thousand square miles of backcountry to patrol by himself, but now all he could see was the red Texas more…

ABC News anchor goes back to rehab

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) Elizabeth Vargas has checked back into rehab. The 20/20 co-anchor and ABC News correspondent entered rehab Saturday for alcohol issues, Vargas' rep confirmed to The Hollywood more…

Hillary already travels like she's prez

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL) Hillary Rodham Clinton likes to travel in style. She insists on staying in the “presidential suite” of luxury hotels that she chooses anywhere in the more…

Amnesty International on ground in Ferguson

by -NO AUTHOR- -- FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) - Human rights group Amnesty International has taken “unprecedented” action to deal with unrest in Ferguson by sending a delegation that has never before been more…

1/3 in U.S. have no retirement savings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) A lot of folks have empty nest eggs. A third of people (36%) in the U.S. have nothing saved for retirement, a new survey shows. In more…