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27 Sep 2016

How decades of divorce helped erode religion

Two widely recognized trends in American society might have something to do with each other. Divorce rates climbed to the highest levels ever in the 1980s, when about half of all marriages ended in divorce. And in the present day, Americans are rapidly becoming less religious. Since 1972, the share

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27 Sep 2016

Graffiti on busy Florida road says “kill white people”

Deputies found graffiti in Hillsborough County at two different locations. One wall was hit along Gornto Lake Road in Brandon, with the phrase “kill white people” spray painted. Other tags read “black lives matter” and “BLM.” A crew painted over the phrases. “It’s uncalled for, there’s a way to protest,

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27 Sep 2016

Survival Skills: How to Make A Mud Cast in 4 Steps

A broken wrist or a fractured forearm may not be a killer, but those conditions can prove excruciatingly painful, and pose major impediments in the field. As I learned at a recent disaster medicine class, taught by Rick Pyle of American Medical Preparedness, these injuries need to be stabilized and

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27 Sep 2016

Let’s Call Mental Health Stigma What It Really Is: Discrimination

It’s no secret that there’s a veil of shame surrounding mental illness. Nearly one in five American adults will experience a mental health disorder in a given year. Yet only 25 percent of people with a psychological condition feel that others are understanding or compassionate about their illness, according to

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27 Sep 2016

Billionaire Elon Musk outlines plans for humans to colonize Mars

SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus

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27 Sep 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore to Learn Fate Over Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

For the second time in 13 years, Alabama’s controversial state Supreme Court chief justice could be removed from the bench for defying a federal court ruling — this time, in an effort to block same-sex couples from marrying. Suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore, a Republican, will be tried before the

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27 Sep 2016

Missing Afghans Raise Terrorism Fears

Several Afghan nationals undergoing military training in the United States disappeared from U.S. military bases this month, according to Pentagon and Homeland Security officials. “During the month of September, seven Afghan students were considered absent without leave (AWOL) during international military student programs,” Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. Patrick L. Evans said.

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26 Sep 2016

This is what happens when a Black Lives Matter flag is hoisted at a public university right up there with the U.S. flag

It was supposed to be an expression of solidarity. And it was — for some. As protests over the fatal police shootings of black men raged in Charlotte and elsewhere last week, students at the University of Vermont hoisted a Black Lives Matter flag at the center of campus, right

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26 Sep 2016

Leaked FBI Data Reveal 7,700 Terrorist Encounters in USA in One Year; Border States Most Targeted

Leaked documents with sensitive FBI data exclusively obtained by Breitbart Texas reveal that 7,712 terrorist encounters occurred within the United States in one year and that many of those encounters occurred near the U.S.-Mexico border. The incidents are characterized as “Known or Suspected Terrorist Encounters.” Some of the encounters occurred

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26 Sep 2016

Border Group Says Donald Trump Immigration Plan Is Better Than Hillary Clinton’s

Donald Trump keeps proving he is unlike any other Republican nominee in the modern era. Case in point: he just picked up an endorsement from a union. The National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council, the union representing thousands of federal officers in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), formally endorsed Trump

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26 Sep 2016

Statistician Says Trump Would Win If Election Were Held Today

Statistics site 538, which is operated by Nate Silver, adjusted its projections ahead of the debate Monday, giving the odds to Republican nominee Donald Trump. If the election were held today, Trump leads with a 54.9 percent chance of winning the election, according to the site. The win projection stems from

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26 Sep 2016

Is The TSA Headed to Amtrak And Buses Next?

The TSA is one of those federal agencies that tends to inspire intense reactions among the traveling public. It’s a bureaucracy that interacts with millions of passengers each day, requiring their shoes, jackets, laptops—and time. Virtually all this occurs at airports, with about 80 percent of the agency’s $7.4 billion budget

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26 Sep 2016

Long Island teacher faces backlash for calling Trump supporting students racist

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island teacher faces backlash over a Facebook post calling some of her students “racist.” The halls of Smithtown High School West echoed with debate and heated conversation Friday as students reacted to the world language teacher’s social media post. A screenshot of Veronica Welsh’s post was

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26 Sep 2016

No-fly zone would ‘require war with Syria and Russia’ – top US general

Speaking to the US Senate, the Pentagon’s leaders blamed Russia for the Aleppo aid convoy attack, but admitted they “had no facts.” Only US coalition planes should be allowed over Syria, they said, though that would require war against both Syria and Russia. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and General Joseph Dunford,

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23 Sep 2016

ISIS digging trenches preparing for ‘hell on earth’ in Mosul, US military says

Islamic State fighters in Mosul are digging trenches and can be seen pouring oil in some of them to bolster their defensive positions in Iraq’s second largest city ahead of an expected U.S.-backed Iraqi ground assault on the city, the U.S. military said Friday. ISIS is preparing for “hell on

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23 Sep 2016

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Strain In Hawaii A First For U.S.

A drug-resistant cluster of gonorrhea infections in Hawaii have health officials worried that the sexually transmitted disease could soon prove untreatable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week that anantibiotic-resistant strain was discovered earlier this year in seven patients in Honolulu. All the individuals ― six men

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23 Sep 2016

GOP lawmaker: FBI gave immunity to top Clinton aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in the now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state, says a Republican congressman. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman

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23 Sep 2016

Kim Kardashian reportedly ‘on the fence’ on voting Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump

UPDATED: In the past, Kim Kardashian has been pretty vocal about her support for Hillary Clinton. But in a recent interview withWonderland Magazine, the reality star apparently revealed she’s now “on the fence” about her presidential pick, thanks to a few conversations she’s had with Caitlyn Jenner. “At first I

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