Rachel Ehmke, Minnesota Teen, Commits Suicide After Months of Bullying

Rachel Ehmke, Minnesota Teen, Commits Suicide After Months of Bullying

Rachel Ehmke, a Minnesota seventh grader, reportedly took her own life as a result of three months of cruel bullying at the hands of her classmates.

Just 13, she was found hanged in her home on April 29 after suffering repeated abuse such as threats, being called a "slut," "prostitute," and worse.

Posted in: Bullying
Hillary Clinton Without Makeup: Au Naturale!

Hillary Clinton Without Makeup: Au Naturale!

Hillary Clinton made major headlines on her trip through Asia ... not just for averting a massive diplomatic crisis, but for wearing no makeup!

The Secretary of State finessed a delicate situation between the U.S. and China over a blind dissident, pressed India to reduce its oil imports from the rogue Iran, and deflected the persistent rumors that she will run for president in 2016.

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2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations: Announced!

2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations: Announced!

Nominations for the 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards have been announced, with General Hospital (23) nods leading the way.

The ceremony will air on June 23 and the nominees in the major categories are...

Posted in: TV News
Businessman Fights Off Goose With Lightsaber

Businessman Fights Off Goose With Lightsaber

Geese. City parks. Rarely a good combination.

On his way out of the office, a businessman learned this first-hand as he was accosted by a particularly aggressive goose. Luckily, he had a lightsaber on him.

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Will Smith to Obama: Raise My Taxes!

Will Smith to Obama: Raise My Taxes!

As Barack Obama continues to make his way around the country, trumpeting The Buffet Rule - which would apply a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on individuals making over one million dollars/year - he can now take comfort in having a famous person on his side.

Someone who was reportedly paid $20 million for his latest movie role.

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North Carolina Amendment One Bans Gay Marriage in State

North Carolina Amendment One Bans Gay Marriage in State

An overwhelming North Carolina vote to define marriage as legal only between a man and woman dealt a strong blow to gay marriage supporters this week.

With 58 percent support, the measure made North Carolina the 29th state to ban gay marriage, which is legal in only six states (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, New Hampshire, Maryland and New York) and the District of Columbia.

Posted in: Politics