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Is sexual desire a human right? And are women entitled to a little pink pill to help them feel it? Those questions are being raised in a campaign that is pressing the Food and Drug Administration to approve a pill aimed at restoring lost libido in women. The campaign, backed by...
Legislation requiring the state’s public universities to allow handguns in dorms, classrooms and campus buildings is now one step away from becoming law. After final approval from the Texas House Sunday, Senate Bill 11 now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, who has said he will sign the...
Is this a good idea? One caller says: A Draw Muhammad Contest has been planned outside the former mosque of the two men who attempted to ambush a prior event in Texas. Jon Ritzheimer, an anti-Muslim activist, revealed that the event will take place in Phoenix on Friday, and...
SLIDELL, La. -- The Slidell Police Department was criticized for 'shaming' a homeless man who was arrested and found with $800 in his pockets on Facebook. Police posted a photograph on Facebook of the homeless man, identified as 59-year-old Franklin Jones, who in the photograph...
A United States Marine was convicted at a court-martial for refusing to remove a Bible verse on her computer – a verse of Scripture the military determined “could easily be seen as contrary to good order and discipline.” The plight of Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling seems...
An Oklahoma mom said she was threatened with eviction after her neighbors complained because she was breastfeeding her daughter on her apartment's front porch. Though mothers in Oklahoma can nurse their babies wherever they have a legal right to be, Missy Smith, of Oklahoma City...
Assistant City Manager Anthony Snipes has resigned following widespread criticism and national media attention over a training session he organized that focused on how to work with the female-majority Austin City Council . The training included comments that were widely...
A Maryland couple investigated for neglect after they let their two young children walk home alone from local parks have been cleared in one of two such cases, according to the family’s attorneys and documents. The new Child Protective Services finding, which follows an appeal,...
The streak is as impressive as it is difficult to explain. In much the same way that Kenyan runners have owned the Boston Marathon, Indian American kids have placed a stranglehold on the Scripps National Spelling Bee, winning it now for seven years in a row and all but four of...