North Carolina has moved forward with a decision to cut 13 percent of the agency responsible for protecting water resources even as one of the nation’s largest coal ash spills continued to devastate rivers in the state. Last month, the Duke Energy plant in Eden discovered that gray coal ask sludge was leaking out
In a video that went viral over the weekend, a man asks his friend to punch him in the face because he didn’t want to be awake for a painful tattoo. The footage, first posted to the KnockoutFootage Facebook page, had been viewed more than 30,000 time since being uploaded to LiveLeak on Sunday.
A Tennessee woman who is accused of drowning her 7-month-old baby told police that “Jesus came down” and took the child to heaven. According to an arrest warrant, witnesses informed Clarksville police on Friday that 24-year-old Stefany Paige Johnson was “yelling and screaming, as well as being naked in the road,” The Tennessean reported.
Investigators in Texas on Sunday released a sketch of a man who they believe murdered a lesbian couple and left their bodies near a dumpster in Galveston. A beer deliveryman found the bodies of 24-year-old Britney Cosby and her longtime partner, 24-year-old Crystal Jackson on Friday beside a dumpster outside Fisherman’s Cove store near
Police believe that a Pennsylvania state trooper did not mean to shoot his pregnant wife to death when a gun that he was cleaning accidentally discharged. According to WCAU, police responding to the East Norriton Township home at around 2:25 p.m. on Friday found 34-year-old JoAnna Miller with a gunshot wound to the head.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of Fox’s documentary series Cosmos, said on Sunday that the news media should stop trying to “balance” the debate on scientific issues by hosting people who deny science. In an interview on CNN’s Reliable Sourcs, host Brian Stelter asked Tyson how to go about brokering a peace in the “war
Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday cited treaty violations by Russian President Vladimir Putin as a reason that the U.S. should consider “military options” in response to the invasion of Ukraine. “I worry when we begin to address a crisis, the first thing we do is we take options off the table,” Cheney
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) dumbfounded ABC’s Jonathan Karl in a recent interview by sticking to his claim that President Barack Obama will be forced to repeal his signature health care reform law. During his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, Cruz had told the crowd that he would fight to repeal
Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday advised Republicans that it would be easier to oppose equal rights for LGBT people, roll back reproductive rights for women, and cut the social safety net if they adopted the rhetoric of Pope Francis. The day after the close of the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference,
Libertarian Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said on Sunday that he would have responded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by “drilling every possible conceivable place” in the U.S. if he were president. Following his Saturday win in the Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll, Paul was asked by Fox News host Chris Wallace on