Published October 19, 2013
Oil companies and environmental groups have long sparred over off-shore drilling but there’s one thing the two might finally agree on: keeping scuttled oil rigs on the ocean floor as a rich environment for coral, endangered species and other marine life that have made the abandoned structures their habitat.
Published September 29, 2013
Hidden in the jungle-like underbrush and Japanese knotweed smothering tombstones in an abandoned Philadelphia cemetery, Sam Ricks found his calling: to uncover and restore the graves of America's bravest -- forgotten heroes dating back to the Revolutionary War, 21 of whom are Medal of Honor recipients.
Published September 20, 2013
Katie Lentz, a college student who nearly died in the mangled wreckage of a car crash last month, and the “mystery priest” who appeared out of nowhere to minister to her held an emotional reunion Friday at her Illinois home.
Published September 12, 2013
When Holly Jacobs sent nude photographs of herself to a long-distance boyfriend she loved and trusted, the 23-year-old woman never imagined the horror that would befall her. Less than a year after the pair mutually ended their three-year relationship, Jacobs discovered the naked photos with her full name attached to them during a Google search on a so-called "revenge porn" website.
Published September 05, 2013
There are few things 9-year-old Rhett Ricardo relishes more than curling up on his family’s living room couch and delving into a novel, like “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” – his imagination whirling as he reads the fantastical plot about a mysterious sea monster and a submarine, his mother says. But Jill Finnerty Ricardo, of Dade City, Fla., who home-schools her three oldest children, has concerns about what is known as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) – a national curricula adopted in 45 states that, among other objectives, seeks to balance out a perceived literature-heavy English curricula with more non-fiction reading.
Published August 21, 2013
Authorities are working to determine whether a human skull found in Panama is that of a missing American woman who disappeared almost two years ago, the FBI told FoxNews.com.
Published August 11, 2013
In a country where villages are miles away from the nearest dirt road, the death rate for pregnant women in Sub-Saharan Zambia is one hundred times higher than in developed nations.
Published August 01, 2013
A history book overdue at a Kentucky college library for at least 150 years has finally made it back to the circulation desk.
Published July 31, 2013
A 15-year-old California girl missing for more than a week may be with an armed and violent sex offender who has removed his ankle monitor, according to local authorities.
Published July 25, 2013
A Wisconsin-based atheist group has expressed its opposition to a Holocaust memorial set to be built on the ground of the Ohio statehouse, arguing that its location violates the separation of church and state and calling the Star of David "exclusionary" in memorializing victims of the Nazis.