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Nobel Laureate asked to remove sidearm before accepting Peace Prize

Yassar Arafat was chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO). He led the fight against Israel’s presence in the West Bank and Gaza. He had the reputation of the being…

Earth Hour 2012

Earth Hour is a worldwide event that is organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and is held on the last Saturday of March annually, encouraging households and…

Large Numbers of Snowy Owls Flocking to Michigan

Snowy owls -- majestic, 2-foot tall creatures normally seen in the Arctic tundra -- are showing up all across lower Michigan this winter as an unusually large number of the…

Man Killed By Train Sued By Bystander Hit By Body Parts

"So you had a bad day," as the song starts out. Well, yours had to be better than did Hiroyuki Joho back in 2008 as he was hurrying to some…

Did Apple’s iPhone Siri tell boy to STFU?

For all the kind and helpful advice that Apple's Siri personal assistant gives out, don't ever catch it on a bad day, or it'll tell you off in ways your…

Rapidly diminishing glaciers threaten water supply

Pay attention, as this sort of thing could hit other mountainous areas that are dependent on glaciers for their water supply.…

Rush Limbaugh: Indians “scammed” us

Rush Blubberbaugh says Native Americans only add to nation's heritage at their casinos and reservations.…

NCAA needs Stanford and Andrew Luck in BCS Championship

It looks like with Alabama, Arkansas and LSU in the top three of the BCS standings, the NCAA is most likely pooping it's collective pants.…

No more medical testing on chimps?

Chimpanzees: valuable test subjects, or caged relatives who deserve better treatment? Find out here.…

Video: “Herman Cain didn’t sexually harass me.”

[by Dorothy Anderson] Let's say he's harassed 90 women. That's only 0.000000214 percent of the world's entire female population…

Top 1/10th of 1% make 60% of all Capital Gains Earnings

It should come as no surprise to those who are following the Occupy movements and American wage disparity that the top one-tenth of one percent wealthiest people earn 60% of…

Joe Paterno fighting lung cancer

The embattled star of Penn State, Joe Paterno, has another battle ahead of him, one with an end perhaps more certain than the controversy surrounding the Jerry Sandusky scandal.…

Occupy’s “Day of Action” leads to 240 arrests

Two months after it began in New York, Occupy Wall Street carried out a “Day of Action” on Thursday featuring an attempt to delay the opening of the New York…

Oklahoma State University basketball coaches killed in plane crash

Oklahoma State University women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna were killed when the single-engine plane they were riding in during a recruiting trip crashed near a…