Sunday night breaking news

So, Sunday night after lugging everything in the house, I checked Twitter and saw that Don Lemon from CNN tweeted that the President was going to make an announcement about something. I ignored it, until my sister texted me and told me to put on the news. So Osama Bin Laden is dead. Obviously, this is something that everyone has wanted for the last 9 1/2 years. He's the mastermind behind 9/11, and without him, the entire Afghanistan war wouldn't have had to happen. But, and I know it's not just me, something feels really strange about being excited about someone's death....more

BREAKING NEWS!! HSN Kicks Off 99 Series Launch

Due to the demand and hype around the pioneering and revolutionary Book Series I have written for The 99 Series,  The Home Shopping Network is kicking off the launch September 3rd, before the World Launch date of September 27, 2010! This is great news for all of you who are excited to get reading!! There are a bunch of options, and you can do one, or all!...more

White House Secretary Desiree Rogers Resigns: Leave My Home Girl Alone

Not everyone is taking the resignation of White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers so seriously. Two days after the news of Rogers's pending departure broke Feb. 26 and began circulating the Web, Marla Singer tweeted, "First Van Jones and now Desiree Rogers? The White House just got a little less sexy." I was glad for the laugh because I've seen other comments about Rogers's decision with an undeniable sky-is-falling take on the story. ...more

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Is Bigger Always Better?

Devastating Quake in Chile Triggers Tsunamis: Hawaii Braces

Following a large earthquake in Chile that has reportedly killed hundreds, tsunami warning and evacuations are underway in coastal areas across the world. ...more

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Danziger Seven Investigator Pleads Guilty to Katrina Shootings Cover-Up

While we in New Orleans bask in the glow of Super Bowl victory, Hurricane Katrina ghosts still haunt us. On February 24, yesterday, the story finally broke that Michael Lohman, a former New Orleans Police Department officer, had confessed to conspiring with other officers to cover-up the truth of what happened on the Danziger Bridge September 4, 2005 after the city flooded. ...more

Enough. We have to stop owning wild animals.

I’ve worried for a long time about animals in captivity being forced to perform. It feels morally wrong. This time, the whale killing the trainer decided it for me. I’ve also been increasingly uncomfortable at zoos. Now I believe we shouldn’t have them....more

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2010 Winter Olympics and March Madness

Crazy Academic=Crazy Mom?

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Alexander Haig, Former Secretary of State, Dies at 85

Alexander Haig, the former military officer, secretary of state and top official in the administrations of three presidents, has died. 85-year old Haig had served under three presidents -- Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan. // ...more