Fire investigators are now looking into what caused a late-night fire on the city's east side.
In an affair usually noted for its glitz and glamour, President Obama made news at the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors as the first president to utter the words “Area 51.”
George Zimmerman's girlfriend who called Florida police to say he was breaking her stuff and was brandishing a weapon no longer wants to press charges against him and instead wants to get back together with him.
With the clock ticking until the House of Representatives departs Washington, D.C., for the holidays on Friday, leaders of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees hammered out a deal today to move forward with the defense authorization bill to fund the nation’s military next year.
A ringing bell, known for encouraging people to reach in their pockets and drop money into the Salvation Army's famous red kettles, has been no match for the recent wintry weather.
At about 4:40 pm Monday, EMS, Sheriff's Deputies and DPS were called to F.M. 2378 and Highway 84. DPS confirms that 35 year old Marco Antonio Flores, of McAllen, TX died in the crash. UPDATED 12/9/13 10:02 PM
There were no genetic tests 400,000 years ago, so our ancient relatives didn't know as much about themselves as we know about them now.
Add Heart to the list of bands that are bowing out of a show at SeaWorld because of the CNN documentary "Blackfish."
When Ann Marie Shambaugh signed up for the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon, she pictured a surge of athletes and a festive celebration, with thousands of onlookers cheering her on.
"Rooster Monkburn" the cowboy sock monkey is without his pistol, thanks to a diligent TSA agent in St. Louis.
Lubbock Police Department and Big Brothers/ Big Sisters helps kids in need.
As the the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, a Lubbock woman born and raised in South Africa remembers her country's most famous leader, and the legacy of tolerance and equality he left behind.
It may sound a bit dark, but it’s now possible to transform the ashes of the cremated deceased into a diamond–a jewel truly to remember.
Kids say the darndest things.
An Australian actress got a little bit of handwritten love on her recent Delta flight. Claire Holt tweeted a photo of the note Tuesday with the caption "Wow. Received this note from Captain Kendall on my flight today. Truly thoughtful. Treat him well @DeltaAssist!"
Two days after an immigration judge ruled that President Obama’s Kenyan uncle could stay in the United States, the White House today acknowledged that the president lived briefly with Onyango “Omar” Obama, despite having previously claimed there was no record of their ever meeting.
Trauma did not play a role in the jailhouse death of a Yale professor who got into a scuffle with cops during a domestic dispute arrest in November, according to New Haven, Conn., authorities.
A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
Just before Thanksgiving, 14-year-old Christin Rivas got six rare-earth magnets from a friend at church, thinking she could "freak out" her classmates by using them for tricks.
When defrosting your vehicle out in these icy conditions, make sure never to leave it running unattended. Local law enforcement says that's a major cause of auto thefts this time of year.
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday.
(CNN) -- Trooper William Finn, a spokesman with the Washington State Patrol, was tweeting Wednesday under the handle @wspd5pio about an accident on Vancouver's Interstate 205.
KELLER — Candice Stinnett calls it her "healing time" — a nine-mile jog up and around her neighborhood in Keller. It's all part of her preparation for Sunday's MetroPCS Dallas Marathon.
Sometimes it takes patience and persistence to make a connection.
Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, a hospital official said, underlining persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
Clearing your windshield of ice, sleet and snow is essential if you plan to drive your car in these wintry conditions, but there are certain techniques you should avoid to keep your windshield crack-free.
Maria Kang, AKA "Fit Mom," posted a controversial photo on her Facebook page back in September, baring her toned abs, with her three young kids by her side. The 33-year-old created a firestorm of attention by asking, "What's your excuse?"
An investigation into whether Florida State's star quarterback Jameis Winston sexually assaulted a woman is complete and will be announced on Thursday - just days before votes for the prestigious Heisman Trophy must be turned in.
Police in a Georgia town arrested a man for using a local school's electric car charging station while his son received tennis lessons.
Carla Rae Hague, 71, is sitting in a jail cell next to the courthouse where her husband is a judge. She is accused of poisoning her husband, Judge Charles Hague, with antifreeze.
The Be a Santa to a Senior Program let's you adopt a senior t bring Christmas gifts to during the holidays.
A trip to Disney World came at the perfect time for one Lubbock family, whose youngest member's fight with cancer, changed the entire family's perspective on life.
Paul Walker died from the "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries" in Saturday's car accident in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office reported today.
Mexican authorities said a stolen truck carrying "extremely dangerous" material used in medical treatment was located today. The nuclear waste, however, had been removed.
President Obama is enlisting young people to help sell the Affordable Care Act to the demographic critical to the success of his signature law.
Lubbock Police are now looking into the case of an elderly man, who says he lost more than $50,000 when a family friend sold his house, and then never paid him back.
With Thanksgiving now behind us, folks have shifted their attention to the December holiday and are decorating their homes with a fresh cut Christmas tree.
U.S. law enforcement officials are aware of the theft and are working closely with Mexican authorities.
Texas Tech University President Duane Nellis is among those who signed the letter.
Doctors who qualify must fill out a form before April 2014 to receive retroactive payments for 2013.
In the murky waters off the coast of Nigeria, divers were performing the grim task of recovering the bodies of 12 crew members from the Jascon 4, a sunken tug 100 feet below the surface on the ocean floor, when they got quite the surprise.
No, that's not a photograph of Morgan Freeman. It's a painting.
A teenage Oklahoma hip hop dancer is still shaken after her dream trip to a Texas dance studio ended up with her in handcuffs and taken to Child Protective Services and her guardians in police custody.
Time for a reality check. Of all those Facebook friends you've racked up over the past few years, some probably don't actually 'like' you and you probably don't actually 'like' some of them.
Saturday December 7th is the last day to register for Toys for Tots and the Angel Tree
A man armed with a pipe robbed the 7-11 at 50th and Avenue U early Wednesday morning.
A rookie NBA player for the Philadelphia 76ers is being lauded for his financial prowess in putting his salary in a trust that he can't touch for three years, possibly avoiding the fate of a famous basketball player who donned the same jersey and now can't pay child support.
Georgia prosecutors say they are trying to determine whether to charge a homeowner with a crime after he shot an elderly Alzheimers patient as the man was trying to get into his house during the middle of the night.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney reluctantly commented today on the rift between his two daughters Liz and Mary Cheney, saying that he was surprised that Mary, who is lesbian, and her wife attacked Liz on Facebook.
The Red Raider Basketball team faced their stiffest test of the season on Tuesday Night traveling out to Arizona to take on the 2nd ranked Wildcats.
The Texas Department of Public Safety will open their new location, Monday, and begin using a new system that is expected to practically eliminate your waiting time at the DMV.
Mary Barbosa says Crosbyton police were inappropriate with her this weekend.
The family of missing teen Zoe Campos says they're frustrated with Lubbock Police, who won't explain to them why detectives say Zoe engaged in dangerous behavior prior to her disappearance.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are history, but if you’re on a budget and still shopping for someone on your list, don’t despair.
Congress has passed fewer than 60 new laws since January.
Kansas City authorities are trying to piece together what happened when an early morning confrontation left a groom celebrating his wedding shot dead and the officer who shot him hospitalized with face injuries.
Driven by her budding entrepreneurial instincts, an 11-year-old Oregon girl wanted to help her dad pay for her braces by selling mistletoe over the holidays, but she got tangled up in red tape instead.
The Carol of Lights has caroling, a processional from the Saddletramps and the Masked Rider and 25,000 Christmas Lights
Mayra Rosales once weighed more than 1,000 pounds and was facing the possibility of a death sentence, not just from obesity but for the murder of her 2-year-old nephew.
Cristina Speirs, 22, was a self-proclaimed "health freak" during her senior year of college, which is all the more reason she would have never guessed that her body would betray her the way it did.
A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or mechanical trouble was unclear, he said.
Speed was a factor in the fiery crash that killed “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker and friend, professional driver Roger Rodas, authorities said today, as Walker’s father spoke out about his grief.
Bob Shlora of Alpharetta, Ga., was supposed to be a belated Obamacare success story. After weeks of trying, the 61-year-old told ABC News he fully enrolled in a new health insurance plan through the federal marketplace over the weekend, and received a Humana policy ID number to prove it.
With the announcement, Monday, that missing Lubbock teen Zoe Campos may be endangered, another family searching for their son is now determined to bring both teens home.
Passengers aboard US Airways Flight 2846 were waiting on the tarmac at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport when their pilot came on the intercom.
As if losing isn't bad enough, Alabama's senior kicker is now getting death threats after Saturday's big loss to Auburn.
It was a rescue effort known more for the cute and cuddly puppy in peril than for the operation itself.
AUSTIN -- Cash registers and crowds are giving way to keyboards and monitors. Millions are expected to fill virtual shopping carts on Monday, swapping Black Friday for Cyber Monday.
With marketers going all-out to get you to spend, it's even harder to take control of your wallet.
Over a decade after a similar case shocked the world, a German daily reported that a German police officer may have seduced and murdered a man he met on a cannibalism fetish website. The suspect has been arrested.
Elwood, a dog so homely and lovable that he was crowned world’s ugliest dog and had a book written about him, has died.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has given a name to their new giant panda cub, christening her “Bao Bao.” The name means ”treasure” or “precious,” according to zoo officials.
For the millions of fans who tune in to National Football League games each week, brutal tackles are an integral – and thrilling – aspect of the game. But reports from former players that repetitive blows to the head, built up over a career, are resulting in memory loss, depression and dementia later in life are causing some to question the future of the sport.
When shopping online there are a fee ways to make sure your bank information or identity isn't stolen
Covenant Health's Hospice of Lubbock will continue their annual holiday tradition of Light Up A Life fundraiser this year.
Paul Walker was synonymous with fast cars and pretty women - having starred in the “Fast & Furious” franchise and alongside some of the prettiest actresses in the world including Jessica Alba.
For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gets his way, in the future, it might be delivery drones working those extra hours.
Investigators searching for the cause of a New York commuter train derailment that killed at least four people and injured more than 60 people said they will be looking at how fast the train was going when it crashed on a curve.
The annual Toys for Tots holiday toy drive has officially begun at the South Plains Mall!
If you find yourself in this situation this year, you don't have to suffer through the aftereffects
Lots of the biggest doorbusters came and went on Thanksgiving, but the good news is many stores held fast to the Black Friday tradition and are offering their best deals today.
Sarah Atwell always listened to her beloved grandmother, who taught her to love herself.
A 10-year-old Amish girl whose family stopped chemotherapy treatments for her leukemia faces severe health risks even if she restarts treatment, according to doctors.
For most of us, Thanksgiving will be a time to chow down and experience deep calorie regret. Some of us may even do a guilt-fueled workout on Friday to work off the extra food.
A gunman who shot a police officer and held two hostages captive in a Southern California has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, police said today.
After starting the season strong, the Texas Tech Red Raider football team ended its regular season with a loss.
It great battle of "Fire vs. ISON," it seems Fire won.
Inside the unassuming single-story Tucson, Ariz., home where three sisters were allegedly held captive, police said every aspect of the girls' lives were controlled by their mother and stepfather.
Shoppers gobbled turkey, but saved the pumpkin pie for later on Thanksgiving Day.
For most of us, Thanksgiving is a day to spend at home with family. Sadly, not all Lubbock families had that luxury. But thanks to some four-legged friends, there was still holiday cheer to be found at local hospitals.
Lubbock police are looking for an aggravated robbery suspect.
With more retailers electing to open its doors on Thanksgiving Day 2013 to present early Black Friday deals, the moniker "gray Thursday" is starting to take its place among the shopper's lexicon.
A college basketball player who won $20,000 for hitting a half-court shot at an Oklahoma City Thunder game may have to either forfeit the money or his eligibility to play college sports.
No, you shouldn't run out on Black Friday to get the $49 tablet Walmart is promoting on the front of its circular, or the $39.99 tablet Best Buy is showing on its Black Friday deals page. I wouldn't look at the $55 tablet Sears is showing either.
A Delta Airlines passenger says her luggage went missing and was returned with someone else’s dirty clothes inside.
It was two years ago this week.
At a soup kitchen in St. Paul, Minn., Jeff Ansorge does more than dish out free food on Thanksgiving.
The house of horrors where three Tucson, Ariz., sisters were allegedly imprisoned included bedrooms that were rigged with alarms and virtually soundproof, police said today.
A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast made driving hazardous and tangled up hundreds of flights Wednesday but didn't cause the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers had feared.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Salvation Army will have a Thanksgiving meal.
Thanks to a legal settlement with the federal government, Phillips 66 will make a $200,000 donation to the South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
Auto service centers were slammed with business Wednesday, as holiday travelers prepped their cars before hitting the road on the busiest day for Thanksgiving travel, according to AAA.
There are more new products on shelves than at any time of the year, and the good deals are just waiting to be had.
After the turkey and the pie, there’s Black Friday. And many of the best deals begin Thursday night.
It was probably the worst time to make a butt-dial.
The 911 calls from the Newtown school massacre must be made public because there is a "clear public interest" in the recordings a Connecticut judge ruled today in a blow to the relatives of victims who had fought to keep them sealed.
A storm bearing down on the East Coast with a messy mix of snow, rain and wind is threatening to ground giant balloon versions of Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
A Florida mother has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of her daughter after what she says was a case of mistaken identity.
After an online merchant fined a Utah couple $3,500 for writing a negative review and caused a financial nightmare for more than a year, a public service lawyer has agreed to take the case and fight back with demands for $75,000 in compensation.
Visiting a studio run by one of his most ardent political supporters, President Obama today praised Hollywood as a driver of economic growth, calling the entertainment industry “one of the bright spots of our economy.
Alejandro Campos was scheduled be be stationed in Afghanistan for almost another month. But his deployment was cut short when he learned his daughter Zoe was missing.
Eight Lubbock sex offenders have gone missing and could be in your neighborhood. Police have not been able to track them down and need your help to put them behind bars.
You don't often hear from the bad guys themselves about the tricks of their trade.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology warns consumers to avoid the surgery, because even though it is more common in Europe, it isn't approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Consumer Reports magazine today released its fourth annual "Naughty and Nice" list to highlight business practices it believes are helpful and not so helpful to consumers.
A high school sophomore from northern California is in a coma after he was found badly injured and unconscious outside a school, and police said today that the 15-year-old may have fallen while attempting a parkour stunt.
Michael has been happily married to Kamala Devi for 12 years, and the two share their California home with Michael's live-in girlfriend, Rachel.
Crossfit has thousands of affiliates around the world dedicated to the hard core workout that poses risks, but only when taken to extremes
As the country prepares to gobble on Thanksgiving, some travelers may be inclined to bring traditional dishes into the friendly skies with them. The question is, can you?
Nick Auden, the 41-year-old Denver man who had been pleading with drug companies for one last chance to beat his terminal cancer, has died.
An appeals court has cleared a driver in a fatal crash after agreeing she faced an "unforeseen emergency" when a back-seat passenger untied her bikini top.
The gunman who opened fire on Sandy Hook elementary school last December, killing 20 students and six staff members, had collected mass murder memorabilia, including newspaper clippings, in his bedroom before the shooting.
Peoples Bank of Lubbock warning customers of a new phone scam that could compromise your banking information.
John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are opposites, right?
After sifting through over 300 products, reviewed tirelessly by enthusiastic shoppers coast to coast, here is FamilyFun Magazine's top 10.
After nearly a year, the motive behind last December's massacre at a Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School remains unknown, state authorities reported Monday.
Sunday night's American Music Awards seemed much tamer than many of the other awards shows lately, despite having the promise of host rapper Pitbull to ABC that "I hope you got that delay button ready; we're going to have a lot of fun."
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Angelcare Monitors Inc.®, of Quebec, Canada, is announcing a voluntary recall to provide cord covers for 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads.
Yahoo has added yet another media star to its ranks: Katie Couric will join Yahoo early next year as its "global anchor."
Dennis Rodman is at the top of a list no one wants to be on. He's been named GQ's No. 1 least influential celebrity of 2013.
A U.S. postal worker in Maryland was shot and killed while on his route, according to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
The lawyer for a Florida model suing Match.com as part of a $1.5 billion class action lawsuit said today the company could easily weed out fake profiles if they used photo recognition software and checked IP addresses.
Talk about bad press. The poor bat has been featured in so many horror movies that its image ranks right up there with the devil, yet it is one of the best friends we have in the animal kingdom.
Lubbock police are searching for the suspect who held up a local smoke shop over the weekend.
City of Lubbock offices will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2013, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
A dance-off between a young fan and an NBA usher caught on an arena "dance cam" grabbed the attention of 20,000 basketball fans at a recent Detroit Pistons game against the New York Knicks -- and, later, more than 2 million Web viewers.
This weekend's nuclear deal with Iran may have come together after two short rounds of negotiation in Geneva, but it's been long in the making.
The Brooklyn, N.Y., man accused of assaulting an Orthodox Jew in what appears to be another case of the knockout game is being charged with a hate crime for the alleged attack.
Friday's icy conditions caused more than 200 car wrecks in and around Lubbock. Here's what you need to know about driving in tricky conditions.
Crowds gather at Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, 50 years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Only high school students who pursue an honors plan or a diploma specializing in math and science will have to take algebra II under recommendations preliminarily approved Thursday.
As the drought continues to take its toll on resources, more companies are considering the long-term benefits of water recycling.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in a Florida death penalty case could help answer a Texas question about how to establish whether an inmate is too severely impaired to be subject to the death penalty.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning drivers to slow down during these icy conditions.
In the latest “funniest commercial of the week of the year of the century,” Foot Locker is celebrating it’s Week of Greatness 2013 by making all things right in the world.
The tapeworm diet, the feeding tube diet, the air diet -- Brandi Koskie, managing editor of the website Diets in Review, said she thought she'd seen every crazy food fad out there. But then came the cotton ball diet.
Standing in front of his congregation at a small Pentecostal church in Kentucky, Pastor Jamie Coots held the long, sleek body of a poisonous snake, practicing what he considers a holy Christian sacrament, but what others are calling a threat to public safety.
The three "extremely traumatized" women rescued from alleged servitude in a London home had been held against their will for at least 30 years, police said.
Despite the cold weather, most school districts on the South Plains are running on time.
For the second time this week, Lubbock police are investigating a robbery at a local 7-Eleven.
We all recognize the iconic images of “Camelot,” the White House John F. Kennedy lived in with his wife and children starting in 1961.
A professor who is accused of participating in the murder of her alleged rapist nearly two decades ago was taken into custody today after she declined a plea deal that would send her to prison for three years.
A Massachusetts teenager charged with the murder of a popular high school math teacher sexually assaulted the woman in what a prosecutor said today was a series of "unspeakable acts" in a brutal assault, according to an indictment released today.
Police are looking for 18 year old Zoe Campos, who they say disappeared on Sunday night.
An arctic front will provide the South Plains with its first taste of winter weather of the season.
Lubbock ISD takes necessary steps to keep kids safe.
TxDOT’s Lubbock District wants to assure the public that crews are on standby and ready to go.
More than 113,000 Texans who don't qualify for tax subsidies to purchase a new plan have received notices that their health plans will be canceled as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
A man who confessed to possessing child pornography is still on the payroll of a Washington state community college because it is a "legal issue," a school official said today.
A new ride at a Kansas City, Kan., waterpark claims it will debut as the tallest and fastest water slide in the world, with an approximate 17-story drop and reaching speeds of roughly 65 mph.
After Tracy Rud of Atlanta was rushed to Northside Hospital-Cherokee for urgent gall bladder surgery in April, she received a seven-page bill that totaled nearly $40,000.
Charges have been dropped against two girls accused of cyberbullying classmate Rebecca Sedwick who committed suicide, according to authorities.
Boston Creek Apartments is collecting non perishable food items for the South Plains Food Bank
12-year-old Isaiah describes open heart surgery with one word.
An al Qaeda-linked terrorist, who was resettled in the U.S. as an Iraq War refugee after allegedly killing American soldiers, was caught on camera in Kentucky handling heavy weapons that the FBI said he believed would be sent to insurgents back in Iraq.
Two years after Austin Hatch survived the second plane crash of his young life, the high school student said he is on the rebound and eager to play college basketball next year at the University of Michigan.
North Korea may be pushing a highly potent form of methamphetamine into the United States, a development that came to light in an indictment unsealed today in New York.
Thanks to a generous grant, researchers at Lubbock's Texas A&M AgriLife Center are working on methods to make strawberries a suitable crop for the South Plains.
19-year-old Joshua Hathaway was shot and killed by a campus officer Tuesday.
Every 43 seconds, a car is stolen in the United States, which is close to a million vehicles per year.
Involuntary sounds could be your body's way of warning you that something's wrong.
Doctors are using the month of ‘Movember’ to remind men to get checked for cancers and other health issues, something very few do on their own.
Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers are working to secure access to the procedure for women across the state.
A sequel to Frank Capra's classic 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life" is in the works, but it might take a Christmas miracle to turn this reboot into a classic.
Adam Levine has a new title. "Sexiest Man Alive," according to People magazine.
Former Fort Worth City Manager Doug Harman was rummaging through a flea market when he came across some folders with an intriguing label.
Every few hours, Jessica Wood breastfeeds her four-and-a-half month old daughter Madeleine.
Police are investigating this morning's stabbing of a former Democratic nominee for governor of Virginia as "an attempted murder and suicide," they said this afternoon.
A San Francisco Bay Area man wants Google Maps to remove an aerial image that shows the body of his 14-year-old son, who was shot and killed in 2009.
Michelle Obama says she won't wear shorts on Air Force One again because the one time she did, it created "a huge stink."
A police officer in Charlotte, N.C., received a Medal of Valor this week for coming to the rescue of a man who implanted an unexploded bomb in his neck in an attempt to kill himself.
The semifinals game is in Dallas and the team is raising money for travel expenses
Magicians are now more like celebrity stuntmen, pushing themselves to the brink to bring in huge audiences and rake in enormous wealth. But can magicians go dangerously too far to reach that inconceivable illusion?
A racial slur spray-painted on the house of a Massachusetts high school football player has prompted school officials to forfeit the remainder of the season as federal and local officials investigate the perpetrator behind the graffiti.
Trey Radel, the Florida Republican congressman charged with cocaine possession, was the target of an undercover sting operation, law enforcement sources told ABC News.
A boil water notice has been issued for residents of Ransom Canyon.
Lubbock's Exodus Prison Ministry has spent the past three decades working to keep people out of prison..by bringing them to faith.
Drivers are experiencing Christmas early this year as gas prices reach their lowest level in 33 months.
Even if you have superhuman willpower, the holiday season is challenging for everyone.
Drinking plenty of water is important for your health, because it maintains bodily functions, carries nutrients to cells and helps you stay hydrated and energized.
And you thought the NBA guys were talented for playing "Jingle Bells" via well-timed three-pointers. Check out the Kmart studs in the retailer's crazy Christmas cross-promotion with Joe Boxer via Draftfcb in Chicago—swaying their sacks to chime out their own impressive version of the holiday standard.
The most esteemed guardian of the English language has bestowed a prestigious honor upon debatably the most embarrassing phenomenon of the digital age: the selfie.
Unlike surface water, which is owned and allocated by the state, groundwater belongs to the landowner and is regulated by nearly 100 different conservation districts across Texas, all of which set their own rules.
Organizers conceded that the event, where students were to be rewarded with $25 gift cards for "catching" undocumented immigrants, was “over the top.”
A child protective services office in North Carolina is investigating how one of its supervisors was arrested for allegedly tying a dead chicken around her 11-year-old foster son's neck and handcuffing him to her front porch.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney waded into a spat between his daughters, Liz Cheney and Mary Cheney, who is openly gay, saying that Liz’s kindness to her sister shouldn’t be used to “distort” her position supporting “traditional marriage.”