Thousands of people exchanged guns for gift cards Wednesday during Los Angeles’ gun buyback event.
But that doesn’t necessarily mean those people gave up all their weapons.
Organizers and some participants credited collective outrage and anguish over the gun rampage in Newtown, Conn., for the turnout. But motivations were often a bit more complicated.
“That young guy shot up all the kids and they blamed the mama because the mama had the weapons [...]
Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman has declared that the U.S. is still waiting for its first black president as Barack Obama does not qualify because he is of mixed-heritage.
Making the controversial comments on NPR, Freeman said that even though President Obama identifies himself as African-American, the fact remains that his mother was a white woman from the Great Plains.
‘First thing that pops into my head regarding our president is that [...]
President Barack Obama is considered by some to be the nation’s first black president – but Morgan Freeman isn’t one such individual.
The actor told NPR’s “Tell Me More” host Michel Martin in an interview posted Thursday that “the first thing” that he thinks of when he thinks of Obama is “all of the people who are setting up this barrier for him,” Morgan said.
“They just conveniently forget that Barack had a mama, [...]
Most couples with young children know that finding time to have sex proves difficult.
And – if you choose to bed share with your baby – any intimate time with a partner is made all the harder.
But almost a third of Swedish couples avoid the problem by having sex while their child is asleep in the same bed, a survey has found.
Just waiting for the baby to nod off: Three in [...]
An elderly Tea Party leader has been forced to step down after telling a racist joke during a rally.
Inge Marler surprised party members with a quip about black welfare recipients that she said she found online.
She was apparently using the inappropriate joke as an ice-breaker prior to her speech on June 9 and had given no warning that she would be telling it.
‘I had no idea,’ Richard Caster, founder of [...]
The economic crisis across Europe has perhaps been most keenly felt in Greece, where people have taken to the streets in violent and emotional protests against the austeriy measures imposed on the nation.
In this heartbreaking dispatch from the streets of Athens, SUE REID finds mothers who have been forced to sell their own children in the battle for survival.
Once a month, usually on a Saturday, Kasiani Papadopoulou packs a bag [...]