Articles by Connor Sheets
- Is 'Reasons My Son Is Crying' Unethical?
April 08 2013 9:35 PM
The "Reasons My Son Is Crying" Tumblr has gone viral in less than a week, but its uber-popularity raises ethical questions that have no easy answers.
- The Greening Of America: Will HR 499 Finally Legalize Grass?
April 05 2013 5:06 PM
Support is growing in Congress for House of Representatives 499, officially known as the Ending Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013.
- In North Carolina - A State Religion?
April 04 2013 11:47 AM
A new bill before the state legislature is aimed at allowing lawmakers to establish a state religion.
- How Real Are North Korea's Nuclear Threats?
April 03 2013 10:41 PM
North Korea has been notching up its rhetoric against the U.S., threatening nuclear attack, declaring a "state of war" with South Korea and continuing to mobilize missile forces. Is it all just for show or is the country really going to attack?
- One Civilian Dead In Fort Knox Shooting
April 03 2013 7:53 PM
One civilian was killed in a shooting that took place at the Fort Knox Army post in Kentucky Wednesday afternoon.
- New York Politicians' Arrests Point To Culture Of Corruption
April 02 2013 5:17 PM
A blockbuster federal case against six New York politicians shines a light on the pervasive culture of corruption in the state.
- Is Scope Bacon Mouthwash A Real Product?
April 01 2013 1:01 PM
Scope Bacon mouthwash is a new dental hygiene product, if the folks behind an ad campaign are to believed.
- GMO Controversy Takes Center Stage In The US
March 28 2013 6:06 PM
Controversy over the so-called "Monsanto Protection Act" has brought the simmering debate over GMOs in America back into the spotlight.
- 'Monsanto Protection Act' Roll Call
March 28 2013 1:32 PM
How did your member of Congress vote on the bill containing the "Monsanto Protection Act"?
- Does Easter Fall On April Fool's Day This Year?
March 28 2013 10:36 AM
Easter and April Fool's Day are two of spring's biggest holidays, and a rumor has been spreading virally online that in 2013 these two occasions fall on the same date. Is it true that these celebrations both take place on the same day this year?
- Did LeBron James Cry After Bulls Loss?
March 28 2013 12:13 AM
A photo seems to show LeBron James either wiping away a tear or actually crying after the Miami Heat's 27-game winning streak was ended Wednesday night with a loss to the Chicago Bulls.
- Rockstar Releases 'GTA 5' Screenshots
March 27 2013 7:21 PM
Rockstar Games released 10 new "GTA 5" screenshots Wednesday in order to help build buzz for the eagerly anticipated "Grand Theft Auto V" September release date.
- Ashley Judd Tweets Big Decision
March 27 2013 5:47 PM
Actress Ashley Judd announced via Twitter on Wednesday that she will not be running for a Kentucky U.S. Senate seat.
- Furor Rises Over 'Monsanto Protection Act'
March 27 2013 4:55 PM
Anger is growing against Obama for signing a spending bill with a provision opponents have dubbed the "Monsanto Protection Act."
- Inside The 'Monsanto Protection Act'
March 27 2013 3:03 PM
Learn all the scary facts about the "Monsanto Protection Act," which opponents call the Farmer Assurance Provision, which Congress approved as part of a spending bill that Obama has signed.
- What Is The Defense Of Marriage Act?
March 27 2013 11:58 AM
Learn all about the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which is on the Supreme Court's Wednesday docket and has been trending nationally on Twitter with the #DOMA hashtag.
- In Manhattan, Tourists Welcome But Euros Stay Home
March 27 2013 6:11 AM
The small business trend in Lower Manhattan of accepting the euro as payment seems to be dying as the currency loses its luster.
- Supreme Court Gay Marriage Arguments [FULL TEXT & AUDIO]
March 26 2013 5:57 PM
Read the full transcript and hear the audio of Supreme Court arguments on Proposition 8, the California measure outlawing same-sex marriage.
- Pro-Gay Marriage Protest Live Stream
March 26 2013 12:16 PM
Watch live streaming online video of pro-gay marriage protests taking place in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, which is taking up two cases concerning same-sex marriage.
- Actor Tweeting Every Word Of 'Obamacare' Law
March 26 2013 11:13 AM
Jake McClain has taken on the monumental task of tweeting every word of the "Obamacare" in hopes of bringing attention to its content.