Thursday, December 27, 2012

Heroic News: “Family Cares for Daughter in Coma for 42 Years Before Dying” plus 4 more


Family Cares for Daughter in Coma for 42 Years Before Dying

Posted: 27 Dec 2012 08:12 AM PST

Edwarda was cared for, around the clock at home, by her mother Kathryn (Kaye) until she died in March 2008 and more recently she was cared for by her younger sister Colleen until Edwarda recently died on November 21, 2012.

Newtown overwhelmed by gifts, asks for temporary halt of donations

Posted: 27 Dec 2012 08:09 AM PST

An outpouring of support and gifts for Newtown, Connecticut in the wake of a mass shooting has forced the town to ask for a temporary halt in donations.

Russian orphans to pay price of Putin's rage

Posted: 27 Dec 2012 08:05 AM PST

In a spiteful move reminiscent of the Cold War era, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will sign a bill banning Americans families from adopting Russian orphans, apparently in retaliation for U.S. criticism of his nation's human rights record.

Of trucks and ballerinas: A Christmas lesson

Posted: 27 Dec 2012 08:03 AM PST

Prominent sociologists would have us believe that behavioral differences between boys and girls are matters of “social construct.” These are the same folks who make the distinction between “gender” and “biological sex,” saying that “gender traits” boil down to “acquired learning.”

Supreme Court: Obamacare will include 'Morning After' abortion pill

Posted: 26 Dec 2012 04:15 PM PST

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has denied a request to block part of the federal health care law that requires employee health-care plans to provide insurance coverage for the morning-after pill and similar abortion-causing 'emergency contraception' pills.