Malaysian Plane’s Disappearance Still a Mystery — Here’s What We Know (So Far)
On Friday, March 7, Malaysian Airlines flight 370 vanished from the skies (and radar). Three days later, authorities are no closer to figuring out what happened to it, leaving the fate of the 239 passengers (including three Americans) and crewmembers unknown.
All-American Football Player Michael Sam Announces He’s Gay
Michael Sam, an All-American defensive end at the University of Missouri, announced that he was gay, setting him up to be the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.
Angry Birds Attack Peace Doves Released by Pope Francis & Children
Just after Pope Francis and two children released two doves into the air above St. Peter's Square in Rome on Monday, a seagull and a crow swooped in and attacked the smaller birds.
Possible Shooting on University of Oklahoma Campus [UPDATED]
A report of shots fired on the campus of the University of Oklahoma came in at 11:17 a.m. CST. Police are on the scene; no victims have been reported as of yet.
Two Students Injured in New Mexico Middle School Shooting [UPDATED]
Shots were fired at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico, Tuesday morning.
A ‘Polar Vortex’ Is Freezing Over Much of America
If you live in the Midwest, you already know this: it's very, very, extremely, downright absurdly cold out there. And things are only going to get worse as what weather experts call a "polar vortex" begins covering more and more of the country.
10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank
This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either wo…
Americans Trust Nurses, Teachers, Military Officers but Not Lobbyists or Politicians
Gallup just released the results of its annual survey investigating Americans' opinions on the trustworthiness of certain professions. In one notable surprise, members of the clergy saw their favorable rating drop below 50 percent for the first time.