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Visitors to Rolling Hills Zoo had the opportunity Saturday to see some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world, up close and personal. The new exhibit REPTILES: The Beautiful and the Deadly opened to the public. The exhibit features a large display of large and small live venomous snakes and lizards, and also turtles and ...




Loch Ness Monster Reportings on the Rise After Sighting on Apple Maps

Images of what is reportedly the infamous monster of Scotland's Loch Ness has spawned a spate of copycat sightings since the mythical creature was supposedly captured on Apple Maps by amateur Loch Ness Monster spott...

 
 
Prince George Squeals With Delight Upon Meeting Bilby Named After Him

Call it a meeting of the adorable minds. Prince George met a bilby named after him while visiting the Taronga Zoo in Sydney with his parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton. He squealed with delight upon seeing th...

 
 
South Korea Ferry Captain in Custody as Divers Search for Survivors

The captain of the ferry that sunk near South Korea Wednesday is in custody as divers continue to search for survivors. Captain Lee Joon-Seok was arrested on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. South...

 
 
Pakistani Journalist Targeted, Shot by Militants

For the second time, Pakistani militants have targeted a prominent journalist critical of the Taliban. Hamid Mir a top-rated Pakistani talk show host and outspoken critic of the Taliban was shot several times by gunm...

 
 
Four French Journalists Freed After 10 Months of Captivity in Syria

Four French journalists are free after being held captive in Syria for 10 months. The journalists had gone missing in two separate incidents last June, and now President Francois Hollande says it's an "immense relief" ...

 
 
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Too Much Negativity Around Genetically Modified Crops

As a farmer in Cloud County, Kansas, I am writing to thank Rep. Mike Pompeo for...

 
 
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OPINION: Smart Money On Obamacare Success

Alan Jilka: The smart money appears to be on the future success of the Affordable Care...

 
 
Jerry Moran is the former representative of the Big 1st District and a current Senator representing Kansas.
Defeating Alzheimer’s Disease

Senator Jerry Moran: Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease, a devastating and irreversible...

 
 
Jerry Moran is the former representative of the Big 1st District and a current Senator representing Kansas.
Congress Will Not Fund U.N. Arms Treaty Implementation

In October 2009, President Obama reversed the policies of both President Bill Clinton and President George...

 
 
Congressman Tim Huelskamp represents the First District of Kansas. He serves on the House Committee on Small Business and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. He is also a member of the Republican Study Committee.
Sebelius Show Us The Numbers

It comes as no surprise that once again, ObamaCare continues to receive a less-than-enthusiastic response from...

 
 
Not Everyone's Happy Michelle Obama Will Deliver a Graduation Address; School District Responds

First lady Michelle Obama plans to speak at a high school graduation next month in Topeka, Kansas, but not everyone's happy about it, as some families have voiced concerns that her presence could limit seating and ta...

 
 
John Paul Stevens: Okay to Consider Politics in Retirement Decision

In an interview airing Sunday on This Week, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens revealed that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sought his advice on when she should retire from the Court, an issue that has bee...

 
 
Woman Sues After '8THEIST' Plate Denied, 'BAPTIST' Approved

A woman filed a federal lawsuit alleging that her First Amendment rights were violated when she was denied a license plate that would proclaim her atheist views in New Jersey, though a plate reading "BAPTIST" was app...

 
 
Los Angeles Bans Electronic Cigarettes in Bars, Restaurants

It is now a crime in Los Angeles to take a drag off an electronic cigarette in a public place, including bars and restaurants. As of Saturday, electronic cigarettes are illegal in public places in Los Angeles, followi...

 
 
President Obama's Address: Sending Easter and Passover Greetings

– a belief in a better day to come, just around the bend.”“These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago.  And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today,...

 
 
Sinkhole Threatens Two Homes at Florida Retirement Community

A 50-foot deep sinkhole is threatening two homes at a Florida retirement community. The ground opened up Saturday between two houses at a community called The Villages, north of Orlando. The residents of the two homes ...

 
 
Twelve-Year-Old Dies on Boy Scout Camping Trip in Washington State

A 12-year-old boy was killed by a rolling log while camping with his Boy Scout troop in Washington State Saturday. The troop had been hiking in the Olympic National Forest, a remote area about 40 miles north of Shelton...

 
 
Thousands of Cops Joining Boston Marathon Security Efforts

Police are ramping up security for Monday's Boston Marathon in the wake of last year's bombings near the finish line. Four-thousand police officers and 500 undercover plain-clothes detectives will be staged from the st...

 
 
Meth Lab Found in Million-Dollar Lake-Front Home, Cops Say

Police in Ohio say they have found materials to create a meth lab at a million-dollar lakefront home near Cleveland. According to the Loraine County Sheriff's department, they found materials and equipment used to pro...

 
 
Lucky Woman Buying Lottery Ticket Narrowly Escapes Truck Crash

A woman buying a lottery ticket at a Chicago convenience store came within inches of being crushed by a pickup truck that crashed into the store. The Ford pickup hit two other cars in the intersection Friday before ...

 
 
Michelle Obama To Guest Star on "Nashville"

Michelle Obama will be guest starring on an episode of the musical drama Nashville, ABC Television confirms. In the episode, the First Lady will join Rayna played by Connie Britton for a charity concert at Fort Campb...

 
 
Rosie, Al, and Other Extreme Celebrity Weight Loss Stories

Rosie O'Donnell is down nearly 50 pounds. The comedian and TV personality flaunted her major weight loss in a before-and-after photo of herself posted on Twitter this past Thursday. "Almost 50 lbs off I can see it no...

 
 
Debbie Matenopoulos Reveals She’s Married and Pregnant

Former The View co-host Debbie Matenopoulos, 39, shared a double dose of news with People magazine she’s married and pregnant!Matenopoulos married Jon Falcone, a 36-year-old photographer, in Greece over the sum...

 
 
"Transcendence," "A Haunted House 2" and "Bears" Open Friday

Earlier this week, the religious drama Heaven Is For Real made its debut (read a review here). It will be joined at the box office by three more new films on Friday. Here's a closer look: Transcendence: Johnny Depp is...

 
 
Is There Drama on the Set of "Glee?"

Is there trouble on the set of Glee?Sources told TMZ that Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry on the Fox musical series, is acting like a "diva," causing many of her co-stars to be upset.Reportedly, co-star Naya Rivera...

 
 
Woman Reportedly Finds Bird Leg in Bagged Spinach

An Ohio woman is unhappy with the food giant Dole after reportedly finding a bird leg in her bagged spinach. After she opened the bag, Rose Carducci said, "As I started looking some more I saw what looked like nails, l...

 
 
Laughing Makes Your Brain Work Better, New Study Finds

Ever have trouble remembering where you just left your keys? Just laugh it off. New research suggests that humor can improve short-term memory in older adults. In a recent small study conducted at Loma Linda Universi...

 
 
SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads Among Healthcare Workers

A sudden uptick in the SARS-like corona virus called MERS-CoV for Middle Eastern Respiratory Coronavirus is partially related to healthcare workers becoming infected with the disease. This month the World Health Organi...

 
 
Woman With Engineered Vagina Says She Has 'Normal Life'

A woman who took part in a ground-breaking study in which scientists were able to use her cells to engineer lab-grown vaginas is speaking about the procedure that changed her life. The unnamed woman was one of four s...

 
 
Thirteen-Pound Baby Waldo Wows Parents

A couple was in for a surprise when their newborn weighed a whopping four pounds more than expected. Waldo James Mysterious Dwyer was born by C-section on Monday weighing 13 pounds, 8 ounces, according to ABC affi...

 
 
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