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Church lures worshippers with AR-15 giveaway
Talk about praising the Lord and passing the ammunition. A church decided against using pies or quilts to bring out the faithful. Instead, Ignite Church, already known for its steamy marketing campaigns, put "dudes" in the pews with an AR-15 giveaway.
Proposal would make same-sex partners eligible under Family and Medical Leave Act
The Labor Department issued a proposed rule Friday stating that any employee is eligible for leave to care for a same-sex spouse under the Family and Medical Leave Act regardless of whether they live in a state that recognizes their marital status.
VIDEO: New York passes bill to outlaw tattooing, piercing pets
New York lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would outlaw the "unnecessary body modification" of animals such as tattoos and piercings for pets.
IRS spins email yarn as Obama slips past another scandal
Forget everything you've heard about email. All digital trace of a former IRS official's email over the 25 months the agency harassed conservative groups has mysteriously, improbably vanished. Gone, too, is the White House's accountability as President Obama slips from another scandal.
Paleo dieters suffer as Panera fights protein price jump
While more than half of American consumers are looking to eat more protein and millions are adhering to the Paleolithic, or Paleo, diet, the higher cost of the muscle-building amino acids threatens to curb their enthusiasm and send them in search of cheaper alternatives.
Judge's wife admits she spiked his wine with antifreeze
The wife of a prominent local judge in Ohio pleaded guilty to poisoning her husband's nightly glass of wine in an agreement with prosecutors that resulted in the dropping of an attempted murder charge against her.
Afghanistan vet who ran to grenade gets Medal of Honor
A former Marine Corps corporal who was severely wounded when he risked his life to shield a squad mate from a grenade blast in Afghanistan was awarded the nation's highest military decoration Thursday.
Charney's out at American Apparel. Have we reached 'porn chic fatigue'?
The Wednesday evening decision by the American Apparel board of directors to immediately suspend Dov Charney and replace him as chief executive may be the clearest signal yet that the fashion industry has finally hit porn chic fatigue.
Bet the farm: 5 'psychic' animals predict soccer victories
Need some guidance on whom to place your bets for this year's World Cup? Since Paul the Octopus achieved a prediction success rate of 85 percent in 2010, hosts of animal oracles around the world have sought attention as soccer sages. Here's a look at a few of them.
Baseball should reinstate Pete Rose
There's no question that Pete Rose's credentials as a player qualify him for baseball's Hall of Fame. Now, 25 years after he was banished for gambling on games, Charlie Hustle should be allowed back in baseball, presumably to take his place in Cooperstown.
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