Classmate's mom bashes 3rd-grader with hammer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SANFRANCISCO.CBSLOCAL) — An act of retribution may have provoked a woman to brutally attack a third grader inside an Oakland elementary school bathroom, police say. Students at Oakland’s more…

Ben Carson stuns in presidential poll

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has won another straw poll, boosting his national profile and elevating his name among potential 2016 presidential contenders. The firebrand freshman senator and more…

Guantanamo prisoner swap 'broke law'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Amid jubilation Saturday over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from captivity by the Taliban, senior Republicans on Capitol Hill said they were troubled more…

Colorado baker to stop making wedding cakes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) The owner of a bakery in Lakewood said he will no longer sell wedding cakes after the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled he did discriminate against more…

NSA collecting millions of faces from Web images

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in more…

GOP lawmakers: Prisoner exchange violated law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Two Republican lawmakers on Saturday accused President Barack Obama of breaking the law by approving the release of five Afghan detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, more…

Massachusetts family campaign getting global attention

by Bob Unruh -- The few workaholics at the pro-family MassResistance long have been fighting for traditional values, parental involvement in schools, and responsible education system decisions. Until now, they've focused much more…