Actress Rita Wilson credits second opinion for cancer detection

April 18, 2015, 7:37 AM|Actress and singer Rita Wilson revealed that she is recovering from a double mastectomy. The wife of Tom Hanks says a second opinion helped spot her breast cancer early. Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to tell us more. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/oQf6SH8Dk6Y/

TODD STARNES: Teens shocked by graphic content at anti-bullying conference

 (AP) Editor’s note: WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT They thought the Iowa Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth was about anti-bullying. Instead, about 1,000 teenagers from more than 100 Iowa communities were treated to a profanity-laced performance by a drag queen along with graphic conversations on oral sex and a transgender tutorial on how to make fake testicles. […]

Ohio principal cancels Muslim headscarf event, apologizes

MASON, Ohio –  The principal of a suburban Cincinnati high school has apologized to anyone who was offended after canceling a student-led event that invited girls to spend the day wearing a Muslim headscarf. “The Covered Girl Challenge” at Mason High School was intended to combat stereotypes students may face when wearing head coverings. ADVERTISEMENT […]

Aaron Hernandez reportedly placed on suicide watch

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star tight end who was sentenced this week to life in prison for murdering his fiancee’s sister’s boyfriend in 2013, was placed on suicide watch at his Massachusetts prison, TMZ.com reported. Hernandez has been held at MCI Cedar Junction since his Wednesday conviction. The TMZ report did specify […]

Arrest of Gulf Cartel leader sparks gunfights and roadblocks near US- Mexico border

Authorities say the arrest of the man who headed the once powerful Gulf Cartel sparked the gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles that left at least three people dead near Mexico’s border with the United States. The arrested leader was identified as José Tiburcio Hernández Fuentes, who stepped into the cartel’s leadership vacuum as the […]

Blistering report on VA reveals new scandals

Nearly a year after a scandal rocked the Department of Veterans Affairs, revealing that the agency’s centers nationwide were manipulating records to hide dangerously long patient wait times, the bad news just keeps on coming — calling into question the agency’s promise to clean house. Ignored claims, manipulated records, cost overruns and even one facility […]

UNTAPPED MARKET? US sports ignore giant Latin American market

When the Houston Rockets and the Minnesota Timberwolves took the court inside the Arena Ciudad de México last November, Dwight Howard, Greg Harden and the rest of the NBA stars were greeted by cheers from the nearly 19,000 fans that showed up for this regular season match-up. To put this in perspective, the 18,996 Mexican […]

GOP presidential hopefuls turn up the heat on Hillary at NH summit

GOP presidential hopefuls turned up their attacks Saturday on Hillary Clinton — taking turns piling on the 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner during a party summit in New Hampshire. The first five 2016 GOP presidential candidates or potential candidates used at least some of their stage time at the Republican Leadership Summit, in Nashua, N.H., to […]

PAUL’S PITCH Rand blasts NSA, Libya involvement at summit

Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul knows he must broaden his appeal to become his party’s 2016 presidential nominee. But in New Hampshire on Saturday, Paul largely stuck to his core, libertarian-oriented message about the dangers of an over-reaching government that spies on Americans and gets too involved in far-flung civil wars. “We’ve been good at […]

CONDEMNED BY TALIBAN ISIS behind Afghan suicide bombing that killed 35

April 18, 2015: Afghan security forces members inspect the site of a suicide attack near a new Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan –  A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country’s president said was claimed […]

BEN ASKED FOR EDIT? Report: Affleck pushed show to hide slavery link

March 26, 2015. Ben Affleck, actor, filmmaker and founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, testifies before a Senate Appropriations State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Reuters) Ben Affleck insisted on censoring the fact that one of his ancestors owned slaves from PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” the Sony email […]

‘Tap and go’ pay making Aussies fat

Less pain … The number of contactless transactions made across the country continues to surge, including at fast food outlets and movie theatres. Picture: News Corp Australia Source: News Corp Australia FAST food has never been faster with a surge in Australians “tap and going” to buy quick-fix food at record speed. But the increasing […]