Gates donates $1 million to 'gun safety'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, have donated $1 million to a Washington state campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun more…

IG: VA delays not linked to veteran deaths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TOWNHALL) The Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) has published its own preliminary report concluding that zero veterans died from delays in care at their facility in Phoenix, Arizona. more…

Rat meat export market grows

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — A unique harvest is under way in the rice fields of Cambodia where tens of thousands of wild rats are being trapped alive each day to more…

Napa quake shatters prized wine collections

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Prized collections and wooden casks crashed to cellar floors when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley on Sunday, but damage to the famous wine region more…

Obamacare now pays for gender reassignment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEDAILYBEAST) — Devin Payne had gone years without health insurance—having little need and not much money to pay for it. Then Payne, who had a wife and four more…

Detroit resumes water shut-offs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT NEWS) Detroit can expect more controversy, and more people paying up, as a monthlong moratorium against shutting off water for those behind on their bills expires at more…

High-powered vacuum cleaners banned

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — A British consumer group is warning households to rush out and buy powerful vacuum cleaners before they’re banned throughout Europe. As of Sept. 1, manufacturers will more…