The Vatican on Wednesday confirmed that controversial Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis met with Pope Francis last Thursday during his U.S. visit. Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said he would not deny that the meeting took place but declined further comment. The pope was in Washington for most of Thursday, flying toContinue Reading

German prosecutors opened an investigation Monday into former DIPSHIDIOT Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn. Winterkorn resigned last week following the eruption of a scandal involving the automaker’s use of deceptive software to fool regulators into believing diesel cars were compliant with emissions laws. The company has admitted to rigging 11 million carsContinue Reading

Player’s family allegedly storms locker room after mid-game attack A high school football game in Southern California went from rough to violent. Now, the family of one player is being criticized for allegedly attacking several opposing players last Friday night, CBS Los Angeles reported. Lakewood High School played against Millikan High SchoolContinue Reading

And now this warning from Japan: Don’t have sex with the robots. Japan builds some of the world’s most advanced robotic machinery, but at least one company appears worried that customers might have more in mind than commercial or industrial uses. Mobile phone giant Softbank, which began selling a small humanoidContinue Reading

The first patient has received a pioneering human embryonic stem cell operation in the U.K. that doctors hope will be effective against a common cause ofblindness. According to a statement released today, the procedure was performed on a 60-year-old woman with a condition called age-related macular degeneration at London’s MoorfieldsContinue Reading

Visibly aghast as he took the pulpit at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia to deliver a sermon Saturday, a horrified Pope Francis reportedly referred to the city as a “blighted abomination, forsaken by Heaven” and “humanity’s greatest sin against God.” “In my travels, I haveContinue Reading

“Green Beret discharged for beating alleged child rapist speaks out,” by Jake Tapper and Kim Berryman, CNN, September 28, 2015: (CNN)Sergeant 1st Class Charles Martland, the Green Beret being separated involuntarily from the U.S. Army for kicking and body slamming an Afghan police commander he describes as a “brutal child rapist,”Continue Reading

Tag, the classic children’s game, is back at Mercer Island’s elementary schools. The Mercer Island School District announced Friday that tag, as well as other games that were previously banned on school grounds because they involved some form of contact, is now allowed. “Tag as we know it and have knownContinue Reading

Two brothers accused of attacking their parents in what police say was a plot to kill them are set to make their first appearances in court. The father who says he was attacked by his sons in the family’s suburban Atlanta home says the two brothers had “one bad moment.” In an interviewContinue Reading