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An official from the University of Virginia has filed a libel suit against Rolling Stone, Wenner Media and Sabrina Erdely, alleging they portrayed the university community as being indifferent about gang rape on campus, Reuters reported. An...
Photo by Flickr user Thomas Favre-Bulle For most children, swearing in school, throwing Skittles on a bus or walking around without a hallpass would get them sent to the principal’s office. But in the Jefferson Parish School District of Louisiana,...
The number of Americans who consider themselves Christian fell to 70.6 percent from 78.4 percent in recent years, according to a new poll. Photo by Nate Chute/Reuters Fewer Americans identify as Christian, a Pew Research Study recently found. While...
Ahead of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Vienna outfitted dozens of crosswalk signals with new figures of same-sex couples with hearts. Photo courtesy of Vienna Lights In preparation for the Eurovision Song Contest, Vienna has outfitted...
Traders work at the post where AOL is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday. Verizon Communications Inc. said Tuesday it will buy AOL Inc. for $4.4 billion, turning the biggest U.S. wireless carrier into a leading provider of...
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, seen here at a Democratic campaign event during the 2014 midterms, appeared at more than 220 paid events during his wife’s tenure as Secretary of State, earning nearly $50 million, according to a review of...