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British lawmaker slammed for suggesting date rape not ‘serious’

LONDON — Justice Secretary Ken Clarke on Thursday rejected calls to resign over controversial remarks he made about rape, but said he would choose his words more carefully in the future. The veteran Conservative politician refused to apologise after widespread condemnation of his apparent suggestion that date rape was not…

Teacher questioned after using Obama assassination as example in geometry class

UPDATE: Obama assassination teacher placed on leave by district It’s certainly one way to get students to pay attention. Trouble is, it’s bound to get the Secret Service’s attention too. An Alabama geometry teacher, in an apparent effort to teach his students about parallel lines and angles, used a theoretical…