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U.S. Nuns Crackdown by Unhappy Vatican

The Vatican is unhappy with some of the nuns in the United States. It seems they are taking some liberties with teaching and behavior that the powers-that-be in Rome are not too thrilled about. This isn’t new news, per se. …

U.S. Nuns Crackdown Rolls On at Vatican

“Stifle yourself, Edith! Stifle!” – Archie Bunker The Leadership Conference of Women Religious is once again the target of a Vatican crackdown. The Conference, which is the largest umbrella group for U.S. nuns, came under criticism under the papacy of …

1,500 Teens Trash Mansion at Epic Party

“Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean, that really got out of hand fast.” In an event that is a stunning testament to the power of social media, a house party at a mansion in Ontario, Canada turned into a flood …

Oregon Prison Escape Happens, Again

It’s like deja vu all over again for folks in Oregon. In a headline that may sound like old news, an inmate has walked away from a correctional facility in the Beaver State. Last week, Matthew Joseph Medlin, a man …

Powerade Ingredient, Brominated Vegetable Oil, Done

For months the dire warnings have been circulated on social media and emails, in much the same way that dire warnings used to be circulated by mimeographed sheets and chain letters. There is an ingredient in citrus flavored sodas that …

Mel Gibson Battery Charge To Be Erased

A deal is a deal. Back in the mid-to-late 2000s, Mel Gbson’s career took hit after hit, and not the good kind. In 2006, he was arrested for drunk driving, Gibson was recorded making a rash of anti-Semitic remarks then. …

Rhode Island Circus Clamp Mishap: Eleven Injured

“We thought it was part of the circus.” On Sunday morning at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, eight female acrobats, one dancer, and two others were injured when a clamp snapped, sending the performers plummeting 35 feet …

Sandy Hook Playground Vandalism Investigated

In April, as part of the Sandy Ground project, the purple playground was opened in Hartford, Connecticut in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. But this weekend, almost a month …

Stacey Rambold: Why Is He Going to Jail Again?

Earlier, we told you about the incredible 2008 sentence of Stacey Rambold, a teacher in Monatana who was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old student. The judge in that case, Yellowstone County District Court Judge G. Todd Baugh, had said …

One-Month Rape Sentence Overturned One-Month Rape Sentence Overturned

A teacher in Montana, Stacey Dean Rambold, was convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl, He was sentenced for his crime in 2007. But the judge said during sentencing that he felt that the victim was just as responsible for the …

Rosie Napravnik To Ride in Derby, Despite Suspension

“I don’t get nervous. I’m pretty calm.” On Saturday, jockey Rosie Napravnik will attempt to become the first woman to win the Kentucky Derby. However, after Saturday, she will serve a 4-day suspension. Louisville’s Churchill Downs stewards punished Napravnik for …

William Shatner Gets NASA Medal Honor

Actor William Shatner has received NASA’s highest civilian honor, the Distinguished Public Service medal. Shatner’s award came as a result of several projects he has worked on with NASA over the years. Shatner hosted the NASA documentary celebrating the 30th …

Banana-Thrower Arrested for Racial Insult

We recently told you about the racial insult involving Brazilian footballer Dani Alves. During a match in Spain, someone threw a banana onto the pitch in front of Alves. The implication was that the darker-skinned Alves was a monkey. In …

Dane Dehaan on Green Goblin, Garfield, & Hamburgers

American actor Dane Dehaan loves Andrew Garfield … and hamburgers. The 28-year old never thought he’d get the chance to test for the role of Harry Osborne, aka the Green Goblin, in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. “I couldn’t even get …

Oklahoma Governor Holds After Botched Execution

“If we are to have executions at all, they must not be conducted like hastily thrown together human science experiments.” On Tuesday evening, two executions were scheduled to take place in McAlester, Oklahoma: Clayton D. Lockett, who was convicted in …

Keira Knightley Forgets First Wedding Anniversary

Oops! While at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York promoting her new film, Begin Again, 29-year old actress Keira Knightley seemed genuinely startled when E! News asked her about her upcoming first anniversary with musician James Righton. “Oh yeah, …

Republican Party Must Back Minimum Wage Hike

“For all the Republicans who come on and talk about, ‘we’re for the blue-collar worker, we’re for the working person,’ there are some basic things that we should be for. One of them is reasonable increases from time to time …

New York Teachers’ Union Close to 9-Year Deal

Since 2009, New York teachers, represented by the United Federation of Teachers, have been working without a contract, disputing their pay with the city and previous Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, for 5 years. That dispute is now coming to a …

Dolly Parton Voices Support for Gay Marriage

It’s not often that a girl from eastern Tennessee comes out and says that she thinks gay people should have the right to get married. But this girl is a country music star, has put out gospel albums, and has …

GeoResonance Co. May Have Found Malaysian Plane GeoResonance Co. May Have Found Malaysian Plane

CBS News is reporting that an Australian company may be onto something in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. GeoResonance, a company with proprietary search techniques that aids in the hunt for specific minerals or materials, says it has …

Domhnall Gleeson to Appear in New Star Wars Film

On April 29, the big question was answered: Who will star in J.J. Abrams’ new Star Wars flick? Domhnall Gleeson for one. Joining him are British actors John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Mr. Selfridge), and Andy Serkis (Lord …

Minimum Wage Hike Shut Down by GOP

The federally-mandated Minimum Wage has been at $7.25 an hour since 2009. If Senate Democrats, and President Obama, had had their way, that amount would have gone up to $10.10. But that effort has been brought to a grinding halt …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Sterling Only Part of Problem

In a recent Time Magazine “op-ed” piece, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar went ballistic on the Donald Sterling situation. A former coach for the L.A. Clippers, himself, Abdul-Jabbar is in a position to know of what he speaks. “Racists deserve to be paraded …

Egypt Mummies Unearthed in Valley of the Kings

A large necropolis containing approximately 50 mummies has been discovered in the Valley of the Kings, west of the Nile, in Egypt. The valley is known to contain tombs constructed for Pharaohs of the 18th to 20th Dynasties of Ancient …