- Seattle Snow Storm to Hit Pacific Northwest, Worst Since 1985 [PHOTOS]
January 17 2012 11:35 AM
The Pacific Northwest is bracing for a major snow storm expected to hit late Tuesday and continue into much of Wednesday. The storm could bring record amounts of snow to Seattle and other cities in the region. The snow storm this week could exceed the amount of snow seen in the region since the record-breaking November 1985.
- ‘Lost’ Darwin Fossils Rediscovered in Dusty Cabinet After 165 Years [PHOTOS]
January 17 2012 11:32 AM
A collection of long lost slides were rediscovered in a dusty cabinet after more than 165 years. The 314 slides feature fossil evidence collected by Charles Darwin and Joseph Hooker from research voyages taken in the early 19th century. The treasure trove of fossils, rediscovered in a chance encounter, sheds light on the early work of Charles Darwin that influenced the development of his theory of evolution and natural selection.
- Miss America 2012 Winner Laura Kaeppeler and Past Pageant Winners [PHOTOS]
January 17 2012 9:37 AM
Laura Kaeppeler, 23, was crowned Miss America during the 2012 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas late Saturday. Take a closer look at the Miss America Pageant winners from the past twelve years.
- Should Abortion of Female Fetuses Based on Sex Selection Be Allowed?
January 16 2012 5:42 PM
Kale believes physicians in Canada and the U.S. should adopt policies that limit the information released about the sex of unborn fetuses to after 30 weeks. Kale indicates that because families can discover the sex of their child early in pregnancies, selective abortions occur that target female fetuses.
- Chinese New Year 2012: Final Countdown to Year of the Dragon [PHOTOS]
January 16 2012 5:01 PM
Chinese New Year 2012 will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 23, marking the beginning of the year of the water dragon. Preparations have begun for the Chinese New Year festivities across the globe. In China, families clean their home, hang red banners with messages of good luck, pay respects to ancestors and begin to plan and prepare meals for Jan. 23.
- Golden Globes 2012: Best Moments, Funniest Clips and Greatest Speeches [VIDEO]
January 16 2012 12:34 PM
Here are eight of the best moments, funniest clips and greatest speeches from the 2012 Golden Globes with host Ricky Gervais. Among others, Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady), George Clooney (The Descendants), Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn) and Jean Dujardin (The Artist) won major motion picture awards.
- Missing Baby Lisa Irwin: Police Revisit Area in Search of Clues
January 16 2012 11:12 AM
The search for missing baby Lisa Irwin continued Sunday as police teams searched near Interstate 435 and Parvin Road near Kansas City. Baby Lisa's parents, Jeremy Irwin and Deborah Bradley, continue to maintain their silence in their missing daughter's case.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech [FULL TEXT & VIDEO]
January 16 2012 9:49 AM
Americans honor the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday. King was an African American civil rights activist known best for advancing the cause of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. using nonviolent methods. Read Martin Luther King, Jr.'s full I Have a Dream speech as delivered on Aug. 28, 1963 or watch the video of King delivering the I Have a Dream speech.
- Justin Bieber Wedding Dance: Groom Shocks Bride in Must-Watch Viral Video
January 13 2012 12:02 PM
Groom, Brian, surprised his new wife, Emily, by performing a choreographed wedding dance to Justin Bieber's Baby in Orange Park, Flo. The must-watch viral video has taken YouTube by storm with over 700,000 views. Watch the Justin Bieber Wedding Dance video here.
- 'Scream Rooms' in Conn. School Used to Discipline Young Special Needs Students
January 13 2012 11:51 AM
Parents are outraged over the use of scream rooms at Farm Hill Elementary School in Conn. The spaces, meant to calm special needs students, are used to discipline the young students as a class room management technique. The school has come under fire from parents who have been told about the so-called scream rooms from their unhappy children.
- Friday the 13th: History, Origins, Myths and Superstitions of the Unlucky Day
January 13 2012 9:45 AM
Today is Friday the 13th, known by many as the unluckiest day on the year. The unlucky day has a rocky history and confusing origins. There are many superstitions and myths surrounding Friday the 13th.
- ‘Bald and Beautiful Barbie’ Campaign is a Hit; 7 Other Controversial Barbies
January 12 2012 4:08 PM
A new campaign promoting the creation of a Bald and Beautiful Barbie has taken Mattel by storm. Fans of the Barbie meant for coping cancer patients or children of cancer patients are using a Facebook page to promote the idea, arguing that being bald can be beautiful and should be endorsed by Mattel. We take a look at seven other controversial Barbies that Mattel has produced in the past.
- Starbucks Offers Free Coffee Samples in U.S. to Promote New Blonde Roast
January 12 2012 1:03 PM
Popular coffee chain, Starbucks, is offering free samples to U.S. customers until Saturday in an effort to promote their newest roast. The company's latest blend, the blonde roast, debuted Tuesday in stores and supermarkets across America. Consumers will have a chance to taste the new blonde roast from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14 in the U.S.
- 'PLUS Model Magazine' Spread Controversial Claims That Models Are Anorexic
January 12 2012 12:09 PM
PLUS Model Magazine has sparked controversy with a new editorial spread featuring a plus size model posing alongside a skinny straight-size model in an effort to show how fashion magazines and advertisements promote unhealthy weight standards. One of the magazines many claims is that runway models set unreasonable standards for women and classify as anorexic.
- Veteran’s Day Mugging: Two Arrested in Attack of 91-Year-Old Former Marine in Colo.
January 12 2012 9:53 AM
The Veteran's Day mugging case may have finally been solved. Westminster, Colo. police arrested two suspects, Jose Luis Pizarro and Jill Erickson, Tuesday in connection with the mugging of a 91-year-old Marine Corps veteran on Veteran's Day in November of last year.
- Nicolas Steno: Google Honors Geologist’s 374th Birthday With Doodle [VIDEO]
January 11 2012 5:56 PM
Nicolas Steno, the 17th century Danish father of geology, was honored Wednesday with a Google Doodle commemorating what would have been the genius' 374th birthday. Steno, whose name means rock in Danish, pioneered research in both anatomy and geology helping to discover a groundbreaking theory to explain how fossils function in layers of rock.
- Vermin Supreme for President: Pledges Free Ponies, Zombie Energy, Time Travel
January 11 2012 4:48 PM
Vermin Love Supreme, a candidate for president running against incumbent President Obama, promises free ponies for every American, dental hygiene laws, time travel research and a program harnessing zombie energy. In the Democratic Party primary this week in New Hampshire, Supreme received a whopping 831 votes against Obama's 48,959 votes.
- Kate del Castillo: Mexican Actress Praises ‘World’s Most Powerful Drug Trafficker’
January 11 2012 12:24 PM
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo shocked fans Tuesday by offering support to drug lord Joaquin El Chapo Guzman who the U.S. Treasury Department has called the world's most powerful drug trafficker.
- John 3:16: Meaning of Tim Tebow’s Favorite Verse and Eerie Broncos Game Coincidences
January 11 2012 11:14 AM
The Denver Broncos quarterback impressed fans in a riveting game Sunday when the Broncos overtook the Pittsburgh Steelers in an overtime victory of 29-23. Tebow threw 316 yards, averaging 31.6 yards per completion, eerie game coincidences considering God's quarterback's favorite Bible verse is John 3:16.
- Model Lauren Scruggs, 23, Speaks Out For First Time Since Tragic Accident
January 11 2012 10:09 AM
Model Lauren Scruggs has spoken out for the first time since her tragic accident when she suffered severe injuries to her face, shoulder and left hand after walking into a moving airplane propeller. The 23-year-old fashion model wrote a note of appreciation for supporters on her blog, Lolo, Monday.