Mark Brown's raccoon Rebekah was confiscated after he posted videos of him dancing and showering with his pet. Tenn. law prohibits keeping native animals captured in the wild as pets. Brown tried but failed to get the law changed.
It's actually not that surprising that Detroit barber Brian 'B-Dogg' Price didn't get enough volunteers to help him break the record for most haircuts in one hour. The current record is 34. Would you like a haircut that took less that two minutes?
A phenomenon called the Polar Vortex is responsible for one of the nation's coldest periods in two decades. David Greene talks to Andrew Freedman, senior science writer for Climate Central, an independent non-profit organization researching and reporting on the science and impacts of climate change.
The vice principal of a suburban Seattle Catholic school says he was fired for marrying a man. The school's lawyer says the administrator resigned when he was told he'd broken the rules. Students have been protesting the school's anti-gay-marriage policy, but legal precedents appear to be on the side of the school and diocese.
A new study finds that income and age play a larger role in access to high-speed Internet than race. Among lower-income African-Americans, smartphones are often a way to make up for not having a broadband connection at home. But using a mobile device as a primary means of accessing the Internet has drawbacks.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued the order on Monday and it puts gay marriages on hold until an appeal is decided by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Utah had been allowing gay marriages since Dec. 20.
The invasive species of fish has already taken over parts of the Mississippi River and its tributaries. There are fears it could decimate native fisheries in the Great Lakes. A new report detailing options for keeping Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes indicates it would be costly and could take decades.
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