In case you missed it, there was an important bipartisan declaration over the weekend. On CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, the chairman of the House intelligence committee, Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), and the chairwoman of the Senate intelligence committee, Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), said point blank that America is not as safe today as it was […]
Do you remember this? Barack Obama told Americans Al-Qaeda was on the path to defeat in 2012. Not true. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, the leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence committees, said Sunday the … Continue reading ?
Every special occasion comes with new safety risks for little ones. At our house decorating for Christmas has gotten easier, but in the process we have learned a lot about keeping our kids safe during the holiday.
The chairs of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees believe the United States is not safer than it was at the beginning of the Afghanistan war. Representative Mike Rogers (R., Mich.) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) agreed that the risk of a terrorist attack against the U.S. Show More Summary
The mega-rich are building houses with security that far eclipses anything seen in The Purge. Including a 2,500-square-foot ballistics-proof house inside the main house, called the "safe core." And a helipad on the roof. And infrared detection of anyone approaching, up to 15 km away. Dystopia now! Read more...
Well before Ronald DeFeo Jr. shot and killed his entire family as they slept in their Amityville, Long Island home, Lizzie Borden shattered the idea that you're safe in your own home, amongst your own family members, when she brutally killed her father and stepmother in 1892. Show More Summary
The Tasmanian Upper House has declared war on the women of Tasmania by inflicting on them the most anti-woman abortion legislation on the planet. Women are no longer safe from having their child in their womb killed during the whole nine months of their pregnancy. The law has now effectively declared that the State of […]
Just when you thought we were safely done with all the crazy remakes, word comes from The Wrap that nope, there's still more on the way. The latest from the revived MGM is that they're remaking the 1989 Patrick Swayze and Kelly Lynch movie Road House with director Rob Cohen ( xXx, The Fast and the Furious ) at the helm. Show More Summary
Former cop David Ayer directs this action thriller. A DEA task force is killed off one-by-one after raiding a cartel safe house. [...]
This morning we reported that Senator Mark Kirk had barred the virulently anti-gay World Congress of Families from meeting in the Senate's Dirksen office building, but apparently the group has found a safe haven at a House office building thanks...
As the House and Senate budget conference committee readies to meet November 13th, a new report shows how millions of Americans have been hurt by the reckless cuts to programs that rely on discretionary federal funding, from medical research to education and national parks.
The Beverly Hills house that Howard Hughes once flew a plane into is safe once again (from wrecking balls; wealthy aviators, we can't say): the owners have retracted their application to demolish the 1926 house, designed by old-time starchitect Wallace...
Founded in 2007, the Make It Right Foundation was created to rebuild safe, energy-efficient and affordable housing for Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward. Using the Cradle-to-Cradle philosophy, the organization has since expanded to help
Penguin Random House announced that they will publish the memoir of Texas state senator Wendy Davis in “the fall of 2014,” according to a Dallas News report, which notes that "it’s safe to assume it’ll be on shelves, actual and virtual,...Show More Summary
The Illinois House has adjourned without voting on pending legislation that would increase mandatory-minimum prison sentences for illegal gun possession. This is a victory for safe, smart, cost-effective criminal justice law and policy. The...Show More Summary
Habitat for Humanity is looking for enthusiastic and hardworking people to join a 16-day adventure in Delhi, India. Volunteers will not only help build decent, safe housing for the community but they will also be able to immerse themselves in the local culture. On their days off volunteers can visit a temple, browse Old Delhi markets or see other nearby places of interest.
The Muppets joined Michelle Obama in her campaign to slim down America's kids and promote healthy eating. The video above (from the White House's Obama Foodorama website) includes the first lady's conversation with Elmo and Rosita, five minutes in.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Now that the weekend is over, it may finally be safe to say that the 2013 Halloween season is finally over. The ghosts have gone back to their graveyards, and the haunted houses have shuttered their doors until next October. The only Halloween-themed events still running are theatrical in nature: Theatre 68’s production of The [...]
While you’re dodging crazy goblins and ghouls, you might want to keep a watchful eye for crazy lawsuits, too. In honor Halloween, here is our compliation of crazy Halloween lawsuits from 2010: The Haunted House was too scary. Yep, it was filed by an adult against a large company. Show More Summary
The great cartoon fowls — Daffy Duck above all, of course, but also Donald and Daisy and Foghorn Leghorn and Henery Hawk — were capering capons safe from human predation. They lived in homes, not slaughter houses; they spoke, rather than clucking or quacking. Show More Summary