"News of the World" Tabloid to Shut Down After Phone-Hacking Scandal

A big shoe dropped today in the ongoing scandal concerning allegations that the British newspaper News of the World hacked the cell phones of more than perhaps 4000 British celebrities, murder victims and ordinary citizens: the 168-year-old Sunday paper will print its last issue and close its doors this coming Sunday....more

Hey Nelle,
You're certainly right that there is a lot at stake. It's amazing to see how far ...more

Indictment of Sen. John Edwards Spurs Legal Debate, Laments for Opportunities Lost

A federal grand jury handed down a six-count indictment today against former Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards that he illegally used campaign funds to cover up an extramarital affair....more

to this story. It sounds like a lot of effort went into covering up the trail, lying to ...more

White House Report on Women in America

The White House recently put out the report, “Women in America.” It pulls together information from across the Federal statistical agencies, and is one of most comprehensive sources for information on women’s lives today in the United...more

Feeling Secure with a Home Security System

Last year, our local news burst with a story of several teens who broke into a random house in the middle of the night, hacking up a mother and her eleven-year-old daughter up with a machete, and leaving them for dead.  The daughter survived the attack but her mother did not.  This was an incredibly shocking story for the quiet New England town that is less than 20 miles from our house....more

That was a horrible story - one of those stories where I am just dumbfounded that it even ...more

Stranger Danger 101

Stranger Danger 101 Tonight I had one of those feelings that I needed to have a conversation with my son about the "real" world. I don't know what brought the feeling on, but I attempted to address it as best I could. My son is in cub scouts and a few months ago, while reading through the manual, I took mental note of a section teaching kids about lurking dangers in today's society....more

Murderer Asks To donate Organs Post Execution: Request Denied

Mother Mary Jane, children Zachery, Sadie and Madison were all dead, December 2001. Mother and Madison had been strangled, Zachery and Sadie drowned by the man who loved them. Their photographs and other belongings were later found in the trash. They were broke and without food. Their charming, smooth talking, good looking and “good at disappearing” husband and father was missing. He had fled his financially and morally bankrupt life in the US....more

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CBS Reporter Lara Logan Hospitalized After "Brutal Sexual Assault" in Egypt

CBS News announced yesterday that Lara Logan, a star reporter known for her coverage of wars and crises, suffered a brutal beating and sexual assault last Friday while reporting on the crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Sqare celebrating the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. ...more

Thank you for writing about this and I will most definately keep her in my prayers.
What a ...more

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You can't help but reflect on your life when you're standing over a hot air vent, heating a small dog to make it poo. It's just not a scenario anybody's imagination serves up when envisioning the future, and it comes as something of a shock to find oneself in it....more

An animal wouldn't have left behind a broken coffee maker (that oddly enough was way nicer than ...more

Cyberstalking: Stalking Awareness Month Part IV

They Say Change is Inevitable Fifty percent of our four-member household is pretty much anti-change....more