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Ala. teacher suspended for having students recreate Michael Brown shooting

An elementary school instructor was placed on administrative leave following complaints from parents that she had her students recreate the racially charged shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white cop in Missouri.

Rabies alert in Brooklyn

The city Health Department has issued a rabies warning in Brooklyn after a dead raccoon tested positive for the infectious disease.

Obama considering immigration system changes requested by advocates

President Obama is considering key changes in the nation’s immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans’ election-year criticism of the president’s go-it-alone approach to immigration.

Marine heading home to surprise little brother killed in car crash

A Colorado Marine traveling home to surprise his 8-year-old brother and take the boy to his first day of school was killed in a car crash Friday in Utah.

North Carolina mother jailed after death of suffocated infant

A North Carolina mother has been jailed for the suspicious death of her 8-month-old baby last year.

'Jersey Shore' stars Sammi and Ronnie split

One of the most famous couples in reality TV history has called it quits: "Jersey Shore" stars Ronnie Magro and Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola have ended their relationship.

Fania Records, birthplace of salsa, reboots its style Sunday in Central Park

Salsa has its roots in New York's Fania Records, which is marking its 50th anniversary Sunday with a show in Central Park.

10 Reasons A Party Truck Is A Fantastic Idea For Your Kid’s Party

What is a "party truck" you ask? It's a truck full of video games that drives up to your house and entertains your kids for a few hours. More » 10 Reasons A Party Truck Is A Fantastic Idea For Your Kid’s Party is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Evening Feeding: Things Learned At An Egg Freezing Party

One woman’s experience at an egg freezing cocktail party -HuffPo Women 10 things motherhood isn’t -Babble 7 parenting classes that should exist, but don’t -HuffPo Parents Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green grab dinner with their boys -Celeb Baby Laundry … More » Evening Feeding: Things Learned At An Egg Freezing Party is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Heavy marijuana use in teens linked to disability later: study

A long-term study of Swedish men finds that those who smoked marijuana at age 18, especially the heaviest users, were more likely to end up on the nation’s disability rolls by age 59.

Obama returns to golf green

President Obama put his own spin on the oft-quoted advice of predecessor Teddy Roosevelt: Speak strongly and carry a nine iron.

Bob Costas asks for first pitch do-over

Following a bad ceremonial first pitch, most people shrug sheepishly and slink off the mound — if they’re even pitching from the mound. Bob Costas is not most people.

Woman commits suicide instead of facing dementia

Vancouver resident Gillian Bennett wasn't going to let dementia get the final say.

Wanted: The whole truth about state tests

Smith: Do you solemnly swear to tell the half-truth, the partial truth and nothing like the truth? Apparently, that’s the vow press officers who work for the New York State Education Department take.

Luxury Babysitting Services Are For Crazy People

When searching for a babysitter, the goal is to find someone who will make your kids happy, be responsible and safe, and won't steal your shit or set your house on fire. This can be accomplished by hiring the fourteen-year-old across the street to chase your kids for two hours and leave with $20. Show More Summary

How Dekiema Pogue, Military Spouse and Administrative Assistant, Does It

A flexible schedule and an equally flexible employer help make this military spouse's sometimes solo parenting easier.

Boat explodes, burns at Port Washington, N.Y. marina

A boat exploded at a Port Washington, N.Y. marina Wednesday afternoon, sending billowing black smoke into the sky as the vessel burned.

Elizabeth Vargas, Marc Cohn divorcing: report

As ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas continues battling alcohol addiction, she is now faced with divorce.

Religious and city officials meet in wake of Eric Garner’s death

Wednesday's gathering included Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Mayor de Blasio and top NYPD officials to discuss Garner's death.

Critic: Robin Williams 'addicted' to 'tooth-rotting sentimentality'

Robin Williams’ death last week was met with an outpouring of tributes to the Oscar-winning actor. But one film critic is taking jabs at his movie career, leading to an outcry from fans.

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