Throughout the decades, the small screen has given viewers positive, fun-loving role models in the form of married couples, like "I Love Lucy" and "Everybody Loves Raymond." (Disclaimer: It's worth noting that life doesnt always imitate TV, with some of the actors below having been involved in scandals recently, most notably — No. 3 Bill Cosby of "The Cosby Show" and No. 7 Stephen Collins from "7th Heaven.")
Without further delay and in no particular order, we present the top 10 family-friendly couples from television of all time:
1. The Flintstones (1960 – 1966) more >>
A 208-year-old Roman Catholic academic institution in Maryland reinstated two professors fired for criticizing the school president's controversial plan to weed out lower-performing students.
Mount St. Mary's University, a picturesque Catholic higher educational institute located in Emmitsburg, will bring back professors Ed Egan and Thane Naberhaus.
In an announcement made last Friday, MSMU President Simon Newman stated at a meeting that the reinstatement of the two professors will be immediate. more >>
A Purdue University employee who threatened to rape a pro-life activist's family members is ending his employment with the institution after the controversial remarks brought negative attention to himself and the school.
Jamie Newman, a part-time piano accompanist with Purdue's Division of Dance, posted comments on the pro-life website Live Action News earlier this month threatening to rape another man's wife, daughter and great-grandmother.
Although the university announced Friday they would not fire Newman for his statements, the Purdue staffer told the Lafayette Journal & Courier that he opted to resign given the backlash. more >>
This is one story of determination that you need to see. It starts with a little boy named Caiden who struggled to talk throughout the early years of life due to complications surrounding his cerebral development, especially his ability to speak.
His parents recount how hard it was for little Caiden, who could move his lips and make noises but not actually form words.
Yet Caiden was also a lover of Chick-fil-A, having eaten there with family and having been known to enjoy his time at the restaurants. more >>
You never quite know just who will drop in when you're having a good time in the sun and the water.
One woman who was wakeboarding at the Sea of Cortez was joined by a family of dolphins who accompanied her like a convoy of old.
Posted to YouTube by Wyatt Miller, the video shows the porpoises jumping in their signature arcs alongside a wakeboarder, to the enjoyment of the crew of the boat La Ventana. more >>
The wife of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz recently told a radio broadcast that her husband is running "to show this country the face of the God that we serve."
In an interview with South Carolina conservative radio host Vince Coakley, Heidi Cruz explained that she would be supporting the Cruz campaign even if she were not married to the Republican presidential hopeful.
"When I thought about doing it for our country, it became very clear to me that our family must be in this race. And it also became clear to me that we are at a cultural crossroads in our country," said Mrs. Cruz. more >>