Over the weekend, opinion website the Tylt tweeted out a seemingly innocuous poll: "Most iconic @AmericanIdol winner: @Kelly_Clarkson or @CarrieUnderwood? Tweet #TeamKellyClarkson or #TeamCarrieUnderwood to vote."
On Nov. 14, 2004, as 6-year-old Alex Malarkey drove home with his father Kevin in rural Ohio, a left turn nearly took his life. As Kevin turned the car it collided with another vehicle, and the boy's skull became completely detached from his spinal cord. But Alex did not die - and that's the central fact behind a long-running controversy that has now led to a lawsuit. Two months after the crash, Alex emerged from a coma as a quadriplegic. The injured boy also began telling family and friends about traveling to heaven and meeting Jesus and Satan.
So far, apologies have not been enough to calm the victims of the Catholic Church's sexual abuse scandal - at least not the kind of apologies the pope has been willing to offer. While seeking to soothe tensions, the pope drew ire in January after he came to the support of Juan Barros, a bishop accused of covering up sexual abuse committed by a priest named Fernando Karadima.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is looking at using a Depression-era program to help bail out American farmers hurt by the escalating trade dispute with China, two people familiar with the process said. Trump's aides are looking at ways to use the Commodity Credit Corporation, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that was created in 1933 and is meant to offer a financial backstop for farmers.
Cleaning the house is pretty low on most people's list of ways to spend their free time. If you've finally found the motivation to get the job done, you don't want to be delayed because you either don't have, or can't find, the supplies you need. Here are tips that will make the tedious task of cleaning your home less frustrating and more efficient. Choosing products
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed a bill Wednesday that gives federal and state prosecutors greater power to pursue websites which host sex trafficking ads, and enables the victims and state attorneys general to file civil lawsuits against those sites. The bill, nicknamed "FOSTA" for its title, "Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act," goes into effect immediately, but its impact was already being seen around the internet as sites shut down sex-related areas and stopped accepting sex-related advertising.
WASHINGTON - Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday clashed with a second panel of congressional lawmakers who attacked the Facebook chief executive on a litany of issues, from user privacy to Russian propaganda and illegal opioid sales.
Thousands of Oklahoma teachers this week poured into the state capitol in a second week of a strike for more school funding and higher pay. The strikes have their origin in more than a decade of tax cuts spearheaded by some Democrats and Republican legislators, as well as a downturn in global energy prices vital to the Oklahoma economy. The state is one of the nation's five largest producers of crude oil, and the energy sector accounts directly or indirectly for about one quarter of its jobs, according to at least one estimate.
Mariah Carey says she has been battling bipolar disorder, explaining that after years of suffering in silence, "I refuse to allow it to define me or control me." In People magazine's April 23 issue, the 48-year-old singer-songwriter described how the mental health condition has affected her and her attempts to cope.
When Sadie Rutenberg was born, she had a gaping hole between the two sides of her heart, and her heart valves were malformed and leaking.