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This is not your father's weed

When it comes to quality and potency, Colorado pot is at the high end of the spectrum. "There is no place in the world where you can buy as strong marijuana legally as you can in Colorado," said Mark Overman, sheriff of Scotts Bluff County, Neb. "It' ...

Statue of homeless Jesus erected in N.C.

A new statue depicting Jesus as a homeless man sleeping on a bench outside a church in Davidson, N.C., has residents talking -- for better and worse. The $22,000 statue, installed at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, features Jesus huddled under a blanke ...

Prayer event planned for Steven Utash in Detroit; 5th suspect arrested

[caption id="attachment_10405" align="alignright" width="300"] Driver of pickup.[/caption]The Rev. Jim Holley and other area religious leaders want to see something good rise out of the ugliness that further tarnished Detroit's reputation last week w ...

At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

NEW YORK (AP) — More women are staying at home full-time to raise their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday. Factors cited by Pew to explain the increase include more immigrant mothers, who tend to stay home with ...

Muslims Divided on Presbyterian Easter Egg Hunt

Leaders from Dearborn's Arab-American community gathered at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church Sunday morning, showing their support for what they call an event for the entire community that will include an egg hunt and relay race, among other things. O ...

Student fell to death after eating pot cookie

DENVER (AP) — A Wyoming college student visiting Denver on spring break jumped to his death after eating a marijuana cookie that his friend legally purchased in one of Colorado's recreational pot shops, authorities said Wednesday. An autopsy report l ...

Scoutmaster banned for being openly gay

The Boy Scouts of America banned an openly gay Scoutmaster Monday in what appears to be the organization's first follow-through on its decision to admit gay youth but bar gay adults from participation. Geoff McGrath, a 49-year-old Eagle Scout and for ...

Fighting transgender politics

A Cambridge transgender woman, outraged that convicted wife killer Michelle Kosilek could receive a free gender reassignment operation that health insurers refuse to cover for law-abiding citizens, has filed suit demanding the same right to tax-funde ...

Earth Hour: Liberals want you in the dark again

The Earth Hour campaign is a movement to have all the lights around the world turned off for an hour to call attention to the effects of climate change. The campaign was created by the WWF and will start in New Zealand on Saturday night at 8:30 p.m l ...

Religious freedom coalition erects billboard near AF Academy, seeks meeting

A coalition of Christian organizations has posted a billboard supporting the religious freedom of Christian cadets. The Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition sponsored the billboard near one of the entrances to the academy which asks Air Force ...


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