Activity on a teenager’s Instagram account prompted an investigation in Fresno, California, this week that briefly shut down two local high schools and has left the 15-year-old facing felony charges.
House Speaker John Boehner sent an email to his supporters Friday showcasing a famous Gettysburg statue of President Lincoln standing next to a modern citizen that he said bears a striking resemblance to himself.
A Texas State University student is making waves on social media for using a Barbie jeep to get around on campus after losing her license and car after getting a DWI.
The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is asking Americans to give Pope Francis “room” to speak later this month without having it co-opted by those looking to force him to referee political debates here at home.
A judge in Tennessee has dismissed a divorce case, saying the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage has negated his state’s ability to define divorce.
An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV’s parent company about the program’s multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young viewers.
Ellen Page was first approached about the true-life gay rights drama “Freeheld” when she was 21, just coming off her breakthrough in “Juno.” It was seven years before the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a right, and six before Page, herself, came out.
City officials in Peoria, Illinois will pay $125,000 to a local man more than a year after his home was raided by authorities over a parody Twitter account that poked fun at Mayor Jim Ardis.
A pro-marijuana group is withdrawing its ballot measure to allow pot in Denver bars and plans to work instead with the city council and the business community on devising a law on social use in commercial establishments.
Two top House Democrats urged Republican committee chairs Thursday to halt their probes into Planned Parenthood’s alleged fetal tissue abuses — or at least conduct a co-investigation into the pro-life Center for Medical Progress.