Broward Deputies to Carry Rifles on School Grounds

Feb 22, 2018

Deputies will carry rifles on the grounds of local schools in Broward County in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel announced Wednesday. Israel said that only deputies who are “qualified and trained” will carry the rifles on school grounds. “When they are not carrying the rifle, until we look for…

Venezuelans report big weight losses in 2017 as hunger hits

Feb 22, 2018

Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty, according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages. The annual survey, published on Wednesday by three universities, is one of the most closely-followed assessments…

Gucci models walk runway with severed heads

Feb 22, 2018

On Wednesday afternoon during Milan Fashion Week, Gucci staged a spectacular yet peculiar fashion show that included “cyborg” models — which, upon a deeper look, possessed an underlying metaphorical feminist message. In the Gucci show notes, creative director Alessandro Michele referenced A Cyborg Manifesto, written by Donna Haraway in 1984. In it, Haraway uses the…

Angry Father and Freedom From Religion force school to take down Christian symbols

Feb 22, 2018

An Atheist father is fuming over what he called ‘Christian symbolism’ in his 4th grade son’s public school at Roosevelt Elementary in Kenosha. The Kenosha man claims lawyers had to get involved after his complaints went unheard, for months. Rob Moore says he’s encountered Christian symbolism in school before, but he thinks this one in…

Residents fight back after Freedom From Religion urges New Mexico city to remove 10 Commandments

Feb 22, 2018

Residents of one New Mexico town are fighting back. A national foundation wants a Ten Commandments monument to be removed from city property in Hobbs. People in Hobbs are banding together to keep what they call a part of history right where they say it belongs. Sitting outside of the city hall entrance in Hobbs,…

Chicago Promotes Hijab Billboards

Feb 20, 2018

A billboard campaign seeks to educate Chicago-area drivers about a traditional garment worn by some Muslim women. For six weeks, billboards along the Tri-State Tollway and I-55 will feature women wearing the hijab, a veil covering the head and chest. Kiran Malik says when her daughter, Imaan, wanted to wear a hijab to high school,…

Dangerous drug needles, garbage, and feces line the streets of downtown San Francisco

Feb 20, 2018

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed 153 blocks of downtown San Francisco in search of trash, needles, and feces. The investigation revealed trash littered across every block. The survey also found 41 blocks dotted with needles and 96 blocks sullied with piles of feces. How dirty is San Francisco? An NBC Bay Area Investigation…

Yellowstone supervolcano has more than 200 earthquakes in just 10 days

Feb 20, 2018

A new swarm of earthquakes has cropped up at the Yellowstone supervolcano, with more than 200 small temblors detected in the last 10 days alone. According to experts with the US Geological Survey, the latest swarm began on February 8 in a region roughly eight miles northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana – and, it’s increased…

NOAA Caught Adjusting Big Freeze out of Existence to Exagerate Global Warming

Feb 20, 2018

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has yet again been caught exaggerating ‘global warming’ by fiddling with the raw temperature data. This time, that data concerns the recent record-breaking cold across the northeastern U.S. which NOAA is trying to erase from history. If you believe NOAA’s charts, there was nothing particularly unusual about this…

ABC flooded with 25,000 complaints after Joy Behar mocks Mike Pence’s Christianity

Feb 20, 2018

Joy Behar’s mocking of Christianity as a mental illness isn’t going away as an issue. According to the Media Research Center watchdog group, more than 25,000 people had called ABC by early Monday morning to complain about a segment on “The View” in which the comedian specifically said Vice President Mike Pence suffers from the…

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