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Pentagon document lays out battle plan against zombies

Never fear the night of the living dead -- the Pentagon has got you covered.<p>From responses to natural disasters to a catastrophic attack on the homeland, the U.S. military has a plan of action ready to go if either incident occurs.<p>It has also devised an elaborate plan should a zombie apocalypse …

Tennessee just became the first state that will jail women for their pregnancy outcomes

Against the advice of doctors, addiction experts and reproductive health groups, Gov. Bill Haslam signed SB 1391<p>Katie McDonough<p>April 30, 2014 1:48pm (UTC)<p>Tennessee has become the first state in the nation to pass a law criminalizing women for their pregnancy outcomes. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam …

Teen hitches ride to Hawaii in jet's landing gear -- and lives to tell the tale

The questions are many.<p>But the first has to be, how in the world did a 16-year-old boy survive a five-hour flight in below freezing cold weather at oxygen-depleted heights without dying or falling out of the wheel well of a huge jumbo jet?<p>Another has to be, how does a 16-year-old even sneak on to …

Senator Almost Gets Hit By A Train At Press Conference On Rail Safety

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) had a close call with a passing Amtrak train on Friday during a press conference dedicated to commuter rail safety.<p>As Blumenthal stood behind Milford Mayor Ben Blake while he spoke, he narrowly dodged an oncoming train himself — inadvertently demonstrating the …

Russian ambassador blames Ukraine militia for violence, denies takeover plans

The Russian ambassador to Ukraine on Sunday denied that his country is on a military march into Eastern Europe and surrounding regions and blamed militia groups for the recent violence in Ukraine.<p>“We are not going anywhere,” Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told “Fox News Sunday.”<p>Kislyak made his remark …

Watch these Caterpillar excavators play the biggest game of Jenga ever

Catfight.<p>Jenga is fun, but it's a lot more fun when played using heavy construction equipment weighing a few hundred tons.<p>Caterpillar, maker of all manner of dozers, backhoes, cranes, and other construction site awesomeness put together this video of some its machinery playing everyone's favorite …

Lawyer Who Argued Against Gay Marriage Before Supreme Court Now Planning Lesbian Daughter's Wedding

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one …

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Brand names that appear in NY standardized tests vex parents

"Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.<p>Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers showed up on the tests more than a million students in grades 3 through …