With three children, Dee Heinz's family has participated in just about every bake sale and class fundraiser known to the modern PTA. Suffice to say she was more than pleased when her 12-year-old brought home an "Alternative Fundraiser" notice from her school PTA.
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The Georgia Institute of Technology is investigating allegations that white members of a campus fraternity shouted racial slurs at a black female student earlier this month.
Kids are big on themed birthdays. Superheroes, dinosaurs, princesses, you name it — we've seen them all. But one Australian family went all out for this 6-year-old's birthday.
A mother of two filed a lawsuit against the city of Surprise, Ariz., after she was forced from her home under an ordinance labeling repeated 911 calls a "nuisance."
For the last 50 years, Nevada's popularity has surrounded Las Vegas and Reno, but it wasn't always that way. Before gaining statehood, Nevada was a known mining state. Of those towns and cities built for silver digging, few survived — while more than 150 years later, others thrive.
A southeastern Oklahoma day care is under investigation for child abuse on suspicion of drugging children in its care, including those under a year old, to get them to sleep, police and state officials said on Friday.
With all of the things Nevandans must worry about — politics, the economy, the reputation of the state — residents of the Silver State searched some pretty interesting things. Here are some bizarre searches that more Nevadans are searching for compared to the rest of the U.S.
A bison gored a man working on an island off the Southern California coast, puncturing his lung and leaving him to stagger hundreds of yards until he found hikers who called for help, the spokesman for a conservation group said on Thursday.
An Indian national who had worked as a baby sitter in Connecticut was sentenced to 14 years in U.S. federal prison for the death of a 19-month-old boy in her care last year.
Have you ever dreamed of throwing food around? Spain's annual "La Tomatina" offers you the chance to do just that.
A Southern California man may lose his hand soon after being bitten by a rattlesnake when he picked it up to take a "selfie" with it.
Sometimes excitement can be contagious — and that's definitely the case with a 5-year-old boy from North Lincolnshire, England.
A sinkhole opened up on a street in a northeastern Chinese city on Saturday, injuring five people, according to the Associated Press.
After a year-long absence from show business, Celine Dion returns to the Las Vegas stage on Thursday. Here are five things you may not know about her.
A disabled man in Phoenix was savagely beaten, and now his family is desperate for answers. Gabriel Mayorga's family said he was just running to the grocery store for tortillas when he was attacked
A man hiking through a national forest in Idaho suffered severe burns and his two dogs were scalded to death when both canines plunged into a hot spring and he jumped in after them to try to save his pets, authorities said on Tuesday.
It's enough to cause curators to break out in cold sweats: the sight of a museum visitor tumbling right into a valuable, centuries-old painting at a busy exhibition. A Taiwanese schoolboy, 12, did just that on a visit to a Leonardo da Vinci-themed show in Taipei, tripping up while admiring the exhibits.
A New Jersey waitress received an uninvited message when a party of 8 thought the appropriate percentage to tip on their $112 tab was laugh-out-loud funny.
Retailers selling a Caitlyn Jenner costume for Halloween sparked a social media firestorm on Tuesday from critics who say the getup insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes.
Social media was buzzing this week over a photo out of Gastonia, North Carolina, purporting to show someone dressed in a black robe standing at the edge of a forest.
Just before the new semester kicked off at Old Dominion University, some un-"welcome" signs have resulted in a fraternity's suspension.
Officials in a Florida city have approved the request of a businessman to serve alcohol in a restaurant he plans to open in a building with an indoor shooting range.
A golden retriever who endured third degree burns after someone poured acid down his spine was only one of several dogs found tortured in a similar manner in recent weeks in the Antelope Valley.
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