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'Made in America Christmas': Pledge to Spend $64 on US Gifts This Holiday

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'Made in America Christmas': Pledge to Spend $64 on US Gifts This Holiday In the 1960s, nine out of 10 holiday gifts that Americans bought were made in the U.S. But these days, more than half of what Americans purchase for the holidays is made overseas. So with U.S. shoppers expected to spend more than $700 this holiday...


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Factory Workers: We Were Locked In As Flames Spread

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Factory Workers: We Were Locked In As Flames Spread More survivors of the factory fire in Bangladesh that killed more than 100 garment workers this weekend have told human rights and international labor groups they were actually locked in by security gates as the flames spread. "The police and the fire department are confirming that the collapsible gates were locked on each floor," said Charles Kernighan, executive director of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights. "The fire department said they had to come in with bolt cutters to...

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Most Couches Potentially Toxic

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Most Couches Potentially Toxic More than one-third of all couches in the United States are thought to contain potential toxins that can be dangerous for humans to inhale as furniture foam disintegrates into dust, according to a Duke University and University of  California-Berkeley study. The study, published today in...


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Watch: Bradley Cooper Is No Longer the Sexiest Man Alive

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Watch: Bradley Cooper Is No Longer the Sexiest Man Alive Actor on losing prized title & his plans to match George Clooney as two-time winner.


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Bigfoot? Sasquatch? They Live! Or Maybe Not.

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Bigfoot? Sasquatch? They Live! Or Maybe Not. Approach this story with caution.  A Texas veterinarian named Melba Ketchum claims in a press release that Sasquatch — the elusive, hairy being most often sighted in supermarket tabloids — is real, and she has the DNA samples to prove it. In a research paper,...


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Govt. Watchdog: Dollar Coin Makes More Cents for US

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Govt. Watchdog: Dollar Coin Makes More Cents for US  The U.S. could save billions of dollars by getting rid of the paper dollar, according to the Government Accountability Office. The coins  might weigh heavier in your pocket, but using a dollar coin makes more sense – and cents – in the long run than dollar...


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Motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar Dies

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Motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar Dies Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, author of "See You at the Top," dies in Texas at age 86


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Texas out to Seize Polygamist's Ranch

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Texas out to Seize Polygamist's Ranch Texas attorney general says state will try to seize Warren Jeffs' West Texas polygamist ranch


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Arctic Ice Larger Than US Melted in '12

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Arctic Ice Larger Than US Melted in '12 Arctic sea ice larger than US melts, UN reports; climate change happening 'before our eyes'


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Demi Moore Dating 26-Year-Old Man?

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Demi Moore Dating 26-Year-Old Man? Ashton Kutcher may not have kicked Demi Moore’s craving for younger men. According to the New York Post, the 50-year-old actress has her eye on 26-year-old art dealer Vito Schnabel, the son of painter and Hollywood director Julian Schnabel. Moore and Schnabel the younger reportedly rubbed more than...


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Drive-in Sex Booths to Open in Zurich

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Drive-in Sex Booths to Open in Zurich Officials hope booths will clean up streets, be safer.


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Facebook Confuses Elbow for a Nipple

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Facebook Confuses Elbow for a Nipple Facebook took down a photo of an elbow that looked like a nipple. It thenrestored it.


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In China, Women Train to Become Bodyguards for Billionaires

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In China, Women Train to Become Bodyguards for Billionaires  In China, it’s now young women who are training to be the “must have” mercenaries — or bodyguards — to the country’s wealthiest.  There are now at least 300 billionaires and almost 1 million millionaires in China. For many of them, having women serve as their private protection — not...


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In China, Women Train to Become Bodyguards for Billionaires

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In China, Women Train to Become Bodyguards for Billionaires In China, it’s now young women who are training to be the “must have” mercenaries — or  bodyguards — to the country’s wealthiest.  There are  now at least 300 billionaires and almost 1 million millionaires in China. For many of them, having women serve as their private protection...


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Flu Has Little to Do With Cold Weather

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Flu Has Little to Do With Cold Weather Although most children grow up hearing that they'll catch the flu if they play in the snow without a scarf, weather has very little to do with which regions get more flu, doctors say. So far, Mississippi has the most flu activity in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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