With the pepper-spraying incident at the University of California Davis causing outrage around the country, as well as the several instances of pepper-spraying at Occupy protests around the country, police have been criticized for over-using a harmful technique on nonviolent protesters. But how does pepper spray work?
A plane crash in Arkansas killed the head coach and assistant coach of the Oklahoma State University's women's basketball team, as well as two other people on board, 10 months after the 10 year anniversary of a plane crash that killed 10 members of the OSU's men's basketball program.
A Pennsylvania Christian academy volunteer who was found guilty of secretly videotaping male foreign exchange students from the school in their bedrooms and bathrooms, told a judge that he committed the crimes because he was "rebelling against God."
A New Jersey teacher was caught on tape bullying a 15-year-old special needs student, calling him insulting names and even threatening to physically assault him. The incident comes soon after a lawsuit was filed against an Ohio teacher who was also caught on tape bullying and insulting a 14-year-old special needs student, giving rise to the question of just how common it is for cases like these to occur.
A new ad campaign hopes to promote tolerance by showing world leaders kissing each other on the lips, including President Barack Obama locking lips with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Israel's and Palestine's leaders sharing a smooch.
A new documentary about a blackjack team that uses card-counting techniques to win is being released soon. The hook? They are also devout evangelical Christians who believe playing blackjack is not only in accordance with their faith, but actually makes it stronger.
Thousands of Indonesian Muslims are protesting in front of the United States embassy in anticipation of President Barack Obama's visit to the country later this week because, they say, Obama is a "murderer of Muslims."
This Thanksgiving, millions of Christian families will thank the Lord for their friends, family and food before enjoying a home-cooked turkey. However, if the turkey is one of the approximately 40 million factory-raised turkeys that will be consumed on Thanksgiving this year, some Christians believe that purchasing that turkey equals making a contribution to a multi-billion dollar industry of slaughter, shame and sin.
Is a full day with one's family on Thanksgiving Day becoming less and less possible for retail employees? That is a concern for a Target employee who is petitioning the retail giant to back down from its plan to open at midnight Black Friday on Nov. 25 because it prevents employees from enjoying their holiday.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said that legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, is partially to blame for the child-rape allegations Jerry Sandusky is facing because “Joe Pa” did not do more.
Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State coach who is accused of raping several young boys who participated in a charity he founded over a 15 year period, also pocketed nearly half a million dollars from the charity's donation coffers.
Walmart has officially announced it will begin its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving night at 10 p.m., possibly causing millions of America families to cut short their time with each other in order to get an early start on Christmas shopping.Tags Culture
A biography about alleged child rapist Jerry Sandusky titled Touched: the Jerry Sandusky Story is no longer for sale on Amazon, but customers are still leaving reviews on the book's product page — expressing their outrage over the child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the country.
A 10-year-old girl in Mexico recently gave birth to a premature baby boy, bringing the country's strict abortion laws into the spotlight.
Australia is close to becoming the first nation in the world to completely outlaw branding on cigarette packages in an attempt to make cigarettes less appealing. However, tobacco companies say that the move is an infringement on their intellectual property rights.