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About Lacy Langley

Lacy is a writer from Texas. She likes spending time in the home office, homeschooling her kids, playing the didgeridoo, caring for her chickens (Thelma and Louise), Rolos, Christmas, and Labyrinth.
US Adds 288,000 Jobs, Jobless Rate Lowest in Years

The US economy seems to be on the rise this month as we come off of a very successful April, during which the US added an astounding 288,000 jobs and pushed the jobless rate to 6.3%. That is the lowest …

Jay Carney Battles With Reporter On Benghazi Emails

Jay Carney tried to hold his ground for eight full minutes after being confronted by ABC News’ Jonathan Karl on the implications of newly released emails. These emails containined specific instruction on how to handle the Benghazi attack report. He …

MH370 Report: Could Gap Be Why Search Is Difficult?

The MH370 report that has been anticipated for a long while was released yesterday along with the flight map, passenger manifests, and recordings from the communication with the plane’s pilot. Unfortunately, this small report could open Kuala Lumpur Air Traffic …

Shaquille O’Neal Apologizes, Victim Starts Movement

Shaquille O’Neal had to eat some serious crow after posting an offensive photo on Instagram of himself mocking a man with a disability. The offended, 23-year-old Jahmel Binion, suffers from ectodermal dysplasia, a rare genetic condition that affects his hair …

Mega Millions Winners Have Big Plans For Jackpot

Mega Millions winners Raymond Moyer and Robyn Collier, both 35 and from central Florida, are one happy couple after winning half of a $414 million dollar prize. The announcement was made on Tuesday by the Florida Lottery Commission, according to …

U.S. Economy Stall In Q1: Weather To Blame?

The US economy just barely grew in the first quarter of this year, and many might say the rough winter is to blame. Exports plummeted and companies bought stocks at a snail’s pace. In the last quarter of 2013, gross …

Star Wars Episode VII: Original Cast Film In London

Star Wars: Episode VII fever is amping up as casting rumors continue to fly. Now, there seems to be some legitimacy to the story that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill will return to reprise their roles as Han …

Juicers Not Going Away, Actually Grow More Popular

Juicers and blenders are becoming more and more popular as the weather warms up and the swimsuits lurk menacingly in the back of the drawer, awaiting their time in the sun. Those who are looking to take off what’s left …

Clay Aiken: Democrat Hopes To Gain Congress Seat

Clay Aiken knows it takes more than name recognition and star power to be elected to Congress, but does he have what it takes? And what does it take? Depending on who you ask, that can range from experience and …

Baxter Springs, KS Reeling From Damages

Baxter Springs, in southeast Kansas, is still reeling from the damage caused by a tornado on Sunday evening. One man was killed in nearby Quapaw, Okla. and 25 people were injured, nine which were serious enough to be hospitalized. The …

Stevia-Sweetened, Healthier Drinks For Summer

Healthier sodas are officially making a splash. As kids, most of us had refrigerators full of Coke, Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew or whatever was our favorite (or our parents’ favorite, more likely) to freely drink. Now that we are parents …

Gluten-Free Diet For Celiac Disease Treatment

A gluten-Free diet has become very popular and almost trendy as many people look to simplify their diets and get back to a more whole-foods based way of eating. Guides such as the Paleo diet, or a “caveman” approach, are …

Tornado Damage Extensive, 17 Dead In Aftermath

The damage from last night’s tornados in Arkansas and Oklahoma will not even be fully known for a few days, but as residents continue to comb through what is left of their possessions, they are also mindful of the 17 …

Planet Of The Apes Theme Wedding To Start New Trend?

It’s spring and love is in the air. Wedding season is kicking off as the weather warms up and brides begin to look forward to their big day. Some will have the traditional gown, church aisle, veil, and the whole …

Blue Angels Commander Relieved Of Duty

Blue Angels Commander Capt. Gregory McWherter was relieved of duty on Friday as an investigation into allegations of “inappropriate command climate” begins. No one is really sure what that entails at this point, but the allegations specifically refer to his …

Angela Lansbury Made A Dame By The Queen

Angela Lansbury was recently made a Dame by the Queen of England for her career in acting and her work with charities. The lovely 88-year-old actress said she was honored to be recognized by her queen and country, according to …

Beltran Leyva Gang: Arnoldo Villa Sanchez Captured

The Beltran Leyva Gang is another member short as the second in command, Arnoldo Villa Sanchez, was arrested by federal police on Tuesday. National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido said that Sanchez and one bodyguard were captured while they visited …

7 Dead Babies Found In Garage, Mom Arrested

7 dead babies were discovered in the garage of a home in Pleasant Grove, Utah and the woman believed to have given birth to them was arrested Sunday and charged with 7 counts of murder. Megan Huntsman, 39, who lived …

Jewish Center Shooting Suspect: Hate Crime Or Random

A shooting at a Jewish Community Center and retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas claimed the lives of 3 people Sunday. A 14-year-old Eagle Scout and his beloved grandfather were shot in the parking lot of the Jewish Community Center, …

Jerry Lewis Makes Attempt To Clarify Comments

Jerry Lewis had some serious backpedaling to do after his comments a few years ago, and in his attempt, did graciously tip his hat to classic comediennes Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball, according to AP. The offensive comment that he …

Snowy Owls Coming South For Food, Say Experts

Some people as far south as Tenessee might be surprised to see an unusual bird in their backyards this spring. Great Snowy Owls have been spotted this year in some very extraordinary places, thanks to what experts are saying is …

Affluenza Teen: Parents Get Discount On Treatment

The Affluenza teen case out of Fort Worth, TX has taken another controversial, some might say face-palm-worthy, turn. According to AP, the teen’s wealthy parents, with the help of lawyers Reagan Wynn and Lance Evan, successfully argued that the teen’s …

Van Houten Sextuplets: What Will Happen Now?

The Van Houten Sextuplets are fatherless since their dad, Ben Van Houten, suffered a massive heart attack Wednesday night after setting up a trampoline in their yard. He was only 39 years old. He had the ten-year-old sextuplets, Michigan’s only …

Tom Brokaw Grants Rare Interview To Letterman

Tom Brokaw gave a rare interview to David Letterman on Thursday’s show. The very private TV icon spoke about his health issues with Letterman and talked about how his treatments are going. “I’m very pleased with the progress, and that’s …