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Dan Savage offends with comments on Christianity

Dan Savage made headlines this week for all the wrong reasons. The activists offended some Christians and was forced to issue an apology. (CNN)–Christian teens walked out on a speech by author/activist Dan Savage when he spoke out against...

Dan Savage offends with comments on Christianity

Yesterday, Dan Savage reacted to the conservative fury over his remarks at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, which Brandon featured over the weekend and which you should surely check out Sex columnist Dan Savage is sorry. Kind...

Ann Romney defends husband against criticism over placing dog in car-top carrier

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, speak with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer outside Fenway Park on Monday. By Glen Johnson, Globe Staff Ann Romney tried Monday to defuse lingering criticism of her husband's decision to...

Ann Romney flap: Just what Obama doesn't need

Remember that time someone you'd never heard of said the most offensive thing you could ever say about Ann Romney? It was so offensive that Ann had to start a Twitter account, just to express her offendedness. That's how...

Few babies survive long with Trisomy 18

One concern that the genetic assessment mentioned was Trisomy 18, the same fatal disease that candidate Santorum's daughter has. Yet, from reading every online Low-PAPP-A mom's forum (yes, they exist) — it was likely an anomaly. Aside from visible...

Few babies survive long with Trisomy 18

By Brian William Greene Over the weekend, the Santorum campaign announced that it would suspend efforts on the trail on Monday while Santorum's youngest daughter, Bella—who suffers from the rare genetic disorder known as Trisomy 18—recovers after At age...

Few babies survive long with Trisomy 18

Isabella suffers from a chromosomal disorder called Trisomy 18, where extra genetic material is present on chromosome 18. The extra material interferes with nor. At age 3, Rick Santorum's daughter Bella, who has been hospitalized for the second time...

Few babies survive long with Trisomy 18

The ratio of trisomy 18 babies are affected there is a baby among 5000 newborns. Since the number of health problems caused, many babies who died at the age of first month. Only 5 to 10 percent of babies...

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The 3-year-old, who suffers from a congenital condition known as Trisomy 18, is improving but remains in the hospital, where she has been since Friday, accordin. Trisomy 18 Syndrome Pictures, Causes & Symptoms. Recently large amount of child in...

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Also known as Edwards's symptoms, Trisomy 18 happens when a person is blessed with three duplicates of the Eighteenth chromosome, in contrast to two. That a. By Brian William Greene Over the weekend, the Santorum campaign announced that it...

Matt Lauer tells viewers he's staying at 'Today'

Matt Lauer confirms on the "Today" show that he will remain as cohost beyond this year, though for how much longer is unclear — NBC said only it's a "multi-year" deal. Matt Lauer has been cohost of the "Today"...

Santorum's daughter defies odds with Trisomy 18

At age 3, Rick Santorum's daughter Bella, who has been hospitalized for the second time during his presidential campaign, has outlived the majority of child. The 3-year-old has the rare genetic condition Trisomy 18 and was hospitalized earlier this...

Santorum's daughter defies odds with Trisomy 18

Three-year-old Bella Santorum has the rare genetic condition Trisomy 18 and was hospitalized earlier this year with pneumonia. Santorum's campaign did not identify the hospital or say why her parents took Bella there. The former Pennsylvania senator is By...

'Reason Rally' attracts atheists, secularists, humanists (VIDEO)

Are there valid reasons not to attend the Reason Rally today? Certainly. Attending was not a realistic option for me this year, but I support the cause and I hope that those attending have a blast and come away...

Atheists Assemble: Reason Rally Descends on Washington, DC

Atheists, nontheists, secularists and others who believe in reason, not God, gather on the Mall for the first Reason Rally, seeking to defuse distrust of their views. Despite intermittent rain, several thousand people gathered on the lawn across from...

Dick Cheney receives heart transplant

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney had a heart transplant Saturday, after five heart attacks over the past 25 years and countless medical procedures to keep him going. Cheney, 71, waited nearly two years Two years ago, Ed...

Paul Ryan introduces Republican budget's sweeping Medicare reform

After the Obama White House released its 2013 budget plan last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner went to testify before the House Budget Committee. He told the committee's chairman, Republican Paul Ryan Tim Johnson, R-Ill., explains his support...

IL Primary 2012: Mitt Romney Looks For Win While Santorum Stumbles

Rick Santorum continues to compete for the 1444 necessary to secure the nomination before the last primary, in Utah on June 26. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)2012 Getty Images As the Republican primary takes place Tuesday in Illinois, Illinois...

McCain: No kind words for 'Game Change' but no salty ones either

John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed his sympathy for the Afghan civilians killed in Sunday's shooting rampage, but warned against withdrawing US forces too quickly in reaction to the incident. "It's a terrible situation that happened there," said McCain on John...

Mitt Romney wins Guam, Northern Mariana Islands caucuses

Earlier Saturday, Romney further padded his delegate lead by winning all nine delegates on the island of Guam and nine delegates in the Northern Mariana Islands. Earlier today, rival Rick Santorum won the Kansas contest. Politico reports: Rick Santorum...

Top 5 Great Surprise Oscar Nominees

That's less than half the business done by the 10 nominees a year ago and about a third of the revenues for the 10 contenders two years ago (the Oscars have only nine nominees this time because of a...

Star Jones returns to 'The View' as guest

Star Jones returned to ABC's “The View” Wednesday. Jones had been a panelist on the ABC daytime show for years, before abruptly quitting the show in 2006. Jones found out that her contract would not be renewed, and By...

Ketchikan 'bridge to nowhere' resurrected in GOP debate

In its Goa poll manifesto released on Monday, the Congress has promised to build a “bridge” over a stretch of dry, landlocked area of Neura, 20 kms from her. "While I was fighting to save the Olympics, you were...

Ketchikan 'bridge to nowhere' resurrected in GOP debate

In its Goa poll manifesto released on Monday, the Congress has promised to build a “bridge” over a stretch of dry, landlocked area of Neura, 20 kms from her. In its Goa poll manifesto released on Monday, the Congress...

GOP debate fact check: Errant claims on bailout, taxes

The Republican presidential candidates are trying to avoid a debate on contraception and instead are looking to keep the focus of their criticism on President Barack Obama. CNN anchor John King asked the candidates to address their views of...

Arizona Republican debate: What to watch for

With the Republican presidential candidates set to debate in Mesa, Arizona at 8 p.m. tonight, Indian Country Today Media Network is interested in what questions you would ask the candidates. CNN will be broadcasting a Republican debate Wednesday night...

New Madrid Fault Stretches, Rolls Back Over for Another Ten Minutes Sleep

Expert opinion varies on the likelihood of another big Midwestern quake along the New Madrid fault, though many communities in the region have taken precautions by retrofitting bridges and other structures. Earthquake drills are also becoming more Experts said...

For Rick Santorum voters, it's character that counts

The super PAC supporting Rick Santorum's presidential campaign pulled in $2.1 million in January – half of which came from a relatively low-profile Louisiana energy executive, according to a report filed Monday evening with the Federal Election Escalating his...

Bethenny Frankel opens up about 'rollercoaster of emotions' following miscarriage

VIDEO – Bethenny Frankel revealed on the Today Show that she recently suffered a miscarriage. February 20, 2012. Bethenny Frankel got emotional this morning on "Today" — opening up about a recent miscarriage for the first time. "We were...

With video: Underwear bomber gets multiple life sentences for failed attempt …

Underwear bombing trial: Explosion shows force of : During the sentencing of Umar Farouk Abdulmuttalab, prosecutors played a video showing what happened when the FBI detonated bombs containing the same amount of PETN as they said was in Underwear...

With video: Underwear bomber gets multiple life sentences for failed attempt …

DETROIT — Defiantly declaring “a day of victory,” a Nigerian man was given a mandatory life sentence Thursday for trying to blow up a packed jetliner with a bomb sewn into his underwear. People aboard the flight testified that...

Media Matters enjoyed fundraising surge at start of Obama administration

Harvard University Professor Alan Dershowitz compared the impact of Media Matters for America to the role Jeremiah Wright played in Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, saying the liberal media watchdog's comments on Israel could be a "game-changer" for By Jamie...

Romney wins CPAC straw poll

He won the influential Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) straw poll here Saturday with 38% support to Rick Santorum's 31%, and he beat Ron Paul in Maine to cinch that state's non-binding caucuses. Romney won in Maine with 39%...

Romney and the tale of two CPAC speeches

Allen made his first visit to CPAC this year in order to promote a new venture called Cherry Tree Children, an e-book effort that teaches traditional values to younger children, between the ages of 3 to 6 years of...

Ode to conservatism at CPAC, Romney-style

'Occupy CPAC' protesters paid $60 for the day | Sheet metal workers union to protester: 'You wanna make sixty bucks?' "I have a record being a strong conservative on the issues that matter and I'm going to point...

Hopefuls strut their conservative stuff at CPAC

But Covert says the attraction of CPAC is not the conservatives but the mom market, saying, “If you're married, you know that moms rule the house.” “Going to CPAC to do radio row is like going to the Super...

At CPAC, Santorum, Gingrich and Romney try to bag conservative activists

WASHINGTON, D.C.— There must be some kind of perfect rallying cry for a giant ballroom full of conservative Americans, but it'll take a careful formula and a lot of practice to find it. WASHINGTON — The Conservative Political Action...

At CPAC, Santorum, Gingrich and Romney try to bag conservative activists

'Occupy CPAC' Protester Paid $60 a Day. Not only does the guy in the video below say that a union local is paying him $60 a day to “Occupy” CPAC, but he also claims everybody in his group is...

CPAC 2012: The live blog

WASHINGTON — Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli gave a self-congratulatory speech on Thursday about his fight against the Obama health care law and the Environmental Protection Agency, nearly crying when he said freedom must be protected for 12.14pm: The...

Rick Santorum wins Republican votes in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado

Rick Santorum on Tuesday became latest GOP presidential hopeful to get the glitter bomb treatment, just hours after Ron Paul suffered the same fate on Monday night. Activist Ben Egerman, who had previously glitter bombed former Bush advisor Karl...