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A Houston elementary school principal is under investigation after district officials said she tried to teach several students a lesson to not shoplift. "I know I did not steal anything," said Omari Price, 11. "(The principal) said, 'Tell the truth because I don't like liars and...
A photographer is hitting back at a 'cyber bully' and critics after her photo shoot with a military family featured their baby boy wrapped in an American flag. Vanessa Hicks, 29, from Virginia Beach posted pictures from the photo shoot onto her Facebook page on Sunday, unaware...
Americans' confidence in all three branches of government is at or near record lows, according to a major survey that has measured attitudes on the subject for 40 years. The 2014 General Social Survey finds only 23 percent of Americans have a great deal of confidence in the...
A sign saying “Boys over 6 years of age use men’s restroom” has sparked a heated debate on Facebook. How would you respond if you saw a sign like this in a public women’s restroom? My sons are 6 and almost 9. Unless I’m out with my dad or my brother, I don’t have the luxury of a...
Hillary Clinton was likely hoping to put the issue of her use of a private email account to rest by hosting a news conference , but more than a few questions remain unanswered. The former Secretary of State, who addressed the media shortly after giving a speech at the United...
If you're the sort of gentleman who holds the door open for a lady – or the sort of woman who expects him to – then be warned. Such acts of chivalry may actually be 'benevolent sexism' in disguise, according to researchers. Experts say this type of sexism is harder to spot than...
The U.S. is seeing a steady rise in children born to unmarried, cohabiting couples—a trend that reflects a societal shift away from single parenthood but whose economic implications may not be much better. Just over a quarter of births to women of child-bearing age—defined here...
A temporary order by a Superior Court judge is keeping a man from smoking inside his home in the District of Columbia - even though it's completely legal. WJLA-TV reports that Edwin Gray's next door neighbors in northeast Washington have filed a civil suit claiming they're being...