Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers
who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook,
according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior.
It said teens are sharing more personal information about
themselves even as they try to protect their...
Not good for one’s career.
Army Brigadier General Bryan T. Roberts, the Commanding General
of the U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson, located in Fort
Jackson, S.C., is being investigated for adultery and for being
involved in a physical...
ESPN is laying off a portion of its staff today, a network
spokesman confirms to us. How many? ESPN wont say. A tipster told
us earlier today that it would be more than 400 staffers. A source
at ESPN said that number is a little high, but it...
Good faith? What good faith?
IRS officials gave false or misleading information on numerous
occasions regarding its now discredited practice of targeting
conservative groups that sought nonprofit status.
A Treasury inspector general’s report issued May 14 found the
IRS used “inappropriate criteria,” beginning in March 2010, to
identify potential political groups seeking nonprofit...
Two bottlenose dolphins trained by the U.S. Navy’s marine mammal
program have discovered a rare 19th-century Howell torpedo off the
coast of San Diego.
In all, 50 Howell torpedoes were made between 1870 and 1889, and
the only other known example is on display at the Naval Undersea
Museum in Keyport,...
Wonder what this is about?
A former Marine from Texas who served for seven years has been
kidnapped by armed men in Mexico, his family said.
Armando Torres, 27, crossed the Los Indios Bridge in
Brownsville, Texas on Tuesday night to visit his dad and was
supposed to return Wednesday morning.
A North Carolina man has sparked controversy among animal
lovers after he tattooed his puppy’s belly and posted a photo of
the tattoo on Facebook.
Ernesto Rodriguez, an army veteran, says he tattooed his
4-month-old pit bull mix for identification purposes. Duchess the
puppy and his other dog, Duke, have the same...
Actions have consequences – via Reuters.
A former U.S. Internal Revenue Service commissioner has
withdrawn his bid to join CBOE Holdings Incs board of directors as
he faces fire for the agencys targeting of conservative groups for
extra tax scrutiny.
Douglas Shulman, who led the IRS from 2008 to 2012, withdrew his
A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the U.S.
government had properly classified top secret more than 50 images
of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden taken after his death, and that
the government did not need to release them.
Court rules bin Laden death photos can stay...
Hey, it was an honest mistake. Obama … Uganda – anyone
could confuse the two when it comes to how they treat the media at
Uganda police in Kampala are demanding that journalists name
their source for their information about alleged plots
to assassinate key military and government officials who
Ray Manzarek, who as the keyboardist and a songwriter for the Doors helped shape one of the indelible bands of the psychedelic era, died on Monday at a clinic in Rosenheim, Germany. He was 74.
via Ray Manzarek, 74, Is Dead
MOORE, Okla. – Officials have confirmed at least 37 people were
killed in the Moore tornado Monday.
That number is expected to rise. The tornado claimed an
unconfirmed number of children at Moore’s Plaza Towers
Elementary. Also among those killed, a family of four near 4th
St. and Telephone Rd. in Moore.
Heckuva job, Barry! Heckuva job!
BAGHDAD: A wave of attacks killed at least 95 people in Shiite
and Sunni areas of Iraq today, officials said, pushing the death
toll over the past week to more than 240 and extending one of the
most sustained bouts of sectarian violence the country has...
No bad weather was reported in the area at the time of the
crash, according to the sheriff’s office.
Several people were taken to the hospital, some by medical
Leader-Union in Vandalia reported on its web site.
Four of the injured were taken to Fayette County Hospital in
Vandalia and were in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is defending
itself in a federal civil rights lawsuit over its surveillance of
Muslims. It says in a new court filing that nothing it has done
violated surveillance guidelines imposed by a federal judge in a
NYPD messages to Muslim...
Zach Sobiech, 18, passed away this morning, surrounded by
family and friends.In the past few weeks, donations to Zachs cause
— the Childrens Cancer Research Fund — skyrocketed, as did
downloads of his song, “Clouds,” which has more than 2.9 million
page views on YouTube.
Teen featured in viral video dies...
Category: Animals of course!
A man serving 30 years after pleading guilty to enticing a
teenager to pose for pornographic pictures with venomous snakes has
filed a federal lawsuit seeking compensation for the loss of his
John Joseph Maillets lawsuit in Mississippi says that his snakes
were worth more than $12,000 and...
From get your freak on to get your geek on – who saw that coming? (more…)
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume had strong words to
describe the news that his colleague James Rosen was subject to a
federal leak investigation, telling America’s Newsroom that the
story may indicate that the Obama Justice Department wants to treat
ordinary news-gathering activities as a crime.