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Your fat ass won't make you sick, but it will prevent you from getting better.
Fatter rear ends are causing many drug injections to miss their mark, requiring longer needles to reach buttock muscle, researchers said on Monday.
Establishment Clause used to stop Religious Liberty Clause: Private Bible study by R.A. must be stopped.
University of Wisconsin -- Eau Claire (UWEC) banning resident assistants (RAs) from leading Bible studies in their own dormitories . . . . An UWEC official sent RAs a letter forbidding them from leading Bible studies because students might conclude that such RAs were not "approachable."
Every one of our 2,000 soldiers in the war on terror were special. A different milestone entirely is about to reach 1,000.
Ohio carried out the nation's 999th execution since 1977 on Tuesday, putting to death a man who strangled his mother-in-law while high on cocaine and later killed his 5-year-old stepdaughter to cover up the crime.
John Hicks, 49, was put to death a day after Eric Nance was executed in Arkansas for killing a teenager by slashing her throat with a box cutter.
The 1,000th execution since the death penalty was reinstated is likely to come as soon as Wednesday, when Robin Lovitt is set to die in Virginia for fatally stabbing a man with scissors during a pool hall robbery.
What a shame our country resorts to such barbarianism. These people just needed a little understanding.
A liberal vocabulary test lands Vermont teacher in deservingly hot waters.
Bret Chenkin, who teaches . . . English at a high school in Bennington . . . asked students to choose the right word to complete a sentence. One question was on the meaning of the word "coherent." Answered correctly, it read: "I wish Bush would be coherent for once during a speech, but there are theories that his everyday diction charms the below-average mind, hence insuring him Republican votes."
The school superintendent said such practices are "absolutely unacceptable."
This is not the girl you want to take to an expensive restaurant. Maybe a buffet.
Weighing all of 100 pounds, Thomas once again showed the big boys a thing or two during a pre-Thanksgiving turkey-eating contest in New York.
In 12 minutes, Thomas ate 4 pounds, 3.1 ounces of bird, which won her the $2,500 first prize.
It's the latest feather in the cap for Thomas, of Alexandria, Va.
On July 4, she was in New York for the annual Nathan's hot dog eating contest, where she finished second, but set an American record by gobbling 37 franks in 12 minutes.
Man in West Virginia has 5,000 channels from 12 satelite dishes. Complains that nothing good to watch is on.
The last time he counted, he received more than 5,000 channels. He has stopped counting since.Now, he picks up local stations from Wyoming, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee and Ohio, he said.
Soon, he plans to add a 13th dish to his collection, he said. He may later get a “fancy” satellite dish that is basically like 16 dishes in one. This could eliminate some of the dishes outside his house — or enable him to get even more channels.
Finally, a shocking revelation.
Former king of pop Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe has revealed to an Irish newspaper that he is not the father of their children Prince Michael Jr and Paris.