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SARA BONISTEEL FOXNews.com Her son is fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, but one Connecticut mother is waging a war of her own over her right to fly Old Glory on her front lawn. Teresa Richard's condo association in this community north of Hartford wants an American flag and a...
MICHAEL BARBARO The New York Times Wal-Mart Stores may have lost the online DVD rental battle, but it has no plans to lose the higher-stakes video downloading war. Today the company will introduce a partnership with all of the six major Hollywood studios — Walt Disney, Warner...
OBERT T. GARRETT and CHRISTY HOPPE The Dallas Morning News Gov. Rick Perry plans to ask lawmakers Tuesday to follow him in the boldest initiative of his administration: selling the Texas Lottery to subsidize health insurance for 500,000 low-income adults and fund research to...
SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS A male substitute teacher was accused of fondling two female students at Walzem Elementary School on Monday, a North East Independent School District representative said. The students reported to a counselor that the teacher allegedly fondled their...
Eric Gorski THE DENVER POST The Rev. Ted Haggard emerged from three weeks of intensive counseling convinced he is "completely heterosexual" and told an oversight board that his sexual contact with men was limited to his accuser. That is according to one of the disgraced pastor's...
KENS 5 Eyewitness News A female Madison High School coach accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a female student no longer works at the school. The coach is no longer with the Northeast Independent School District, officials said Monday. The coach was placed on...
ASSOCIATED PRESS FOXNews.com A NASA astronaut was ordered released on bail Tuesday on charges she attempted to kidnap a romantic rival for a space shuttle pilot's affections, but was told to wear a tracking device and not to contact her alleged victim. Orange County Judge Mike...
WTOV9.com An 89-year-old man is charged with public indecency after police said he was driving completely nude. Police said this was the third time John Welday was caught driving around naked. Martins Ferry police said a search of the vehicle also yielded over 100 photos of...
TERRENCE STUTZ The Dallas Morning News Like many Texans, Jeff Wentworth has had his share of close calls with other motorists paying more attention to their cellphones than the road. The San Antonio lawyer considers himself lucky that he has not had a collision with any of the...