The state of Maryland has exhibited a moment of sanity: The so-called “free range” parents of Silver Springs will not be charged with child neglect, according to the Associated Press.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
Jail escapes, such as the one being covered in Dannemora, N.Y., make exciting stories.
San Francisco is up to its old tricks again, in this case with the Board of Supervisors’ unanimous decision to require health warnings on sugary drinks sold in the city.
It turns out that a Chinese surgeon has been transplanting heads since 2013, and has no plans to stop.
With all the Republicans lining up to run for president in 2016, and only four Democrats so far, one wonders whether we are seeing the birth of a new national pastime.
The California Legislature is again pondering whether to make it legal for people to commit suicide with the aid of a physician, as it is in Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Montana.
News from AP that a Taco Bell franchise in Chicago will sell alcoholic drinks starting this summer — the first time for an American fast-food store — follows a study conclusion that alcoholism and drug use a