Tennessee community founded by freed slaves fights extinction
Tucked away in the wooded hallows and ridges north of Celina, Tenn., in the Upper Cumberland region, freed slaves and later their descendants have lived here for two centuries.
Bachmann: Whistleblower was my source
Former Department of Homeland Security officer Philip Haney suffered through many hardships after he decided to blow the whistle on the government’s submission to Islamic supremacists.
Facebook Accused in $1 Billion Suit of Being Hamas Tool
Lawyers filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging it allowed the Palestinian militant Hamas group to use the platform to plot attacks that killed four Americans and wounded one in Israel, the West Bank and Jerusalem.
State Dept. Official on Missing Ex-Detainee: Standard for Gitmo Transfers is ‘Mitigation of Risk’, ‘Not Elimination'
When asked about a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was released to Uruguay and is now missing, a State Department official told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs that the standard for transferring detainees to other countries’ custody is “not elimination of risk, it is mitigation of risk.”
MOM OF IDAHO RAPE VICTIM: 'WE'RE BEING TREATED AS CRIMINALS'
More than a month after her 5-year-old daughter was allegedly raped by a child refugee from Iraq, Laney Shelly of Twin Falls, Idaho, says her little girl is still traumatized by the incident while local authorities have denied her access to basic documents such as the 911 transcripts, police and medical reports.
Armor up! Water fleas grow helmets and spines for battle
Water fleas prepare for battle by growing armor that's customized to specific enemies, new research finds. Tiny Daphnia species develop impressive protective structures as they mature, including pointy tail spines and tough helmets.
Stingray robot powered by rat cells
A new robot stingray can swim with help from an unexpected source: muscle cells that were taken from rat hearts, a new study finds.
Report: Some Illegal Aliens Enjoy Food Stamp Advantage Over U.S. Citizens
A new report produced by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) shows that people in the United States illegally can in some cases get more food stamps than U.S. citizens.
Denny's changes pancake recipe
Denny's hopes customers will flip for its new flapjacks, becoming the latest chain to embrace customer demand for better-tasting food made fresh with real ingredients.