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

ESPN pays Jon Gruden $6.5 million a year, according to Jim Miller, a reporter and author who has made a career for himself by knowing lots of stuff about ESPN and Saturday Night Live. $6.5 million is an unbelievable amount of money to pay someone for basically calling one gameContinue 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

Be sure to vote in the poll below “This is my wheelhouse,” Trump exclaimed. “The economy is what I do well.” Trump also said the plan was put together along with input from leading economists. “They love it. They say, ‘Why hasn’t this been done before?’” he claimed. The TrumpContinue Reading

Lara McLeod never wanted to report her rape. In those first few hours, the 19-year-old was barely able to put what had happened to her into words. Joaquin Rams, Lara’s older sister’s fiancé, had forced Lara to have sex with him, she said — just two weeks after Lara’s sister,Continue Reading

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed its employees to stay on the job despite internal investigations that found they had distributed drugs, lied to the authorities or committed other serious misconduct, newly disclosed records show. Lawmakers expressed dismay this year that the drug agency had not fired agents who investigatorsContinue Reading

What do you do when you answer a phone call from a co-worker and realize that he called you by accident, but now you can hear his whole side conversation about your boss? Record it, of course! When Carol Spaw, Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, respondedContinue Reading

An Ann Arbor woman’s Facebook post lamenting rude questions about 20- and 30-somethings’ plans to have children went viral over the weekend, drawing international media attention. Emily Bingham posted her comment Sept. 21 accompanied by what she said was a random ultrasound image of a baby to underscore what she calledContinue Reading

At least one Baltimore Police officer warned fellow officers thatFreddie Gray needed medical attention, according to CBS Baltimore media partner The Baltimore Sun, which had exclusive access to statements made by officers during a departmental probe. The statements — which have never before been publicly revealed, according toCBS Baltimore – shed newContinue Reading

Are these the dumbest criminals ever? An Ohio couple was arrested this week for allegedly robbing an Ohio bank after posting photos to Facebook showing them posing with stacks of cash, according to police. John Mogan, 28, and Ashley Duboe, 24, are charged with the August 24 robbery of Savings Bank inContinue Reading

The estranged stepdaughter of Duane Chapman of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” was arrested Sunday on robbery charges after targeting a Honolulu bank, according to local reports. According to the New York Daily News, the wife of Chapman is the one who ratted her out. The surveillance footage showed Gillespie veiledContinue Reading

 A big beer festival that was to include lobster, 250 different brews and jet ski races turned out to be a big bust. Bay Area promoters sold tickets to an event called “Modesto Beer and Bites.” But the event scheduled for Saturday turned out to be a sham. Officials with the cityContinue Reading