Stephanie Christ

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Supreme Court agrees to hear debt collection dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether people who have filed for bankruptcy can sue companies that attempted to collect old debt from them that was not required to be paid back because of state statutes of limitations.<p>The justices will hear an appeal filed …

U.S. Supreme Court

13 Surprises You’ll Encounter on Your Next Trip to Walt Disney World

This information will help make your next trip a smooth one.<p>Princess Jasmine Looks Completely Different<p>The Agrabah-raised royal began sporting a more …

Stanford judge reignites debate after leaving other sex case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Northern California judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting …

Northern California

White Lives Matter group protests outside NAACP in Houston's Third Ward

The Confederate flag waved in front of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) Houston office Sunday. The red flag with its blue X holding white stars hung over the shoulder of a White Lives Matter member who was joined by others in his group in a protest against …

Newt Gingrich Repudiates Donald Trump's Economic Plan

Hey, everybody's tax plan is B.S., right?<p>WASHINGTON ― After a disastrous week for a Republican presidential nominee, you might have expected the party to circle the wagons and bring out its most prestigious leaders to defend their candidate, particularly in front of a friendly, conservative news …

Republicans

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 6 things in common

Parenting is a tough job and there are infinite ways to succeed and fail. With so many ways to parent, how can you be sure that what your doing is best for your child? Here are six things parents do that might be making kids unsuccessful, according to psychology research.<p><i>Produced by</i> <i>Darren Weaver</i> …

Parenting

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to State Assault Weapon Bans

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place gun control laws in New York and Connecticut that ban assault weapons like the one used in last week's massacre at an Orlando nightclub, rejecting a challenge brought by gun rights advocates.<p>The justices declined to hear an appeal of an October ruling …

Guns

Number of people displaced worldwide last year greater than the entire population of Britain

Imagine the entire population of Britain uprooted: The<p>United Nationsrefugee agency says just over that number — 65 million people — were displaced worldwide by the end of last year, easily setting a new postwar record, as it warned that European and other rich nations can expect the tide to …

North Africa

Philadelphia becomes first major U.S. city with soda tax

Philadelphia has become the first major U.S. city with a soda tax despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it.<p>The City Council gave final approval Thursday to a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages.<p>Berkeley is the only other U.S. city with such a tax. …

City Halls

The Latest: Gunman tried to buy body armor before attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida (all times local):<p>5:30 p.m.<p>The owner of a gun shop in Florida …

Afghanistan

Want No-Fuss Summer Hair? Use This Shampoo

I'm typically a wash-and-go kind of gal, but in the summertime? It's a non-negotiable. I simply refuse to fritter away one fleeting moment of …