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Bad Choices

5 Phrases That Signal You're Making A Bad Choice

Amy Morin | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although it sounds a bit ridiculous, everyone behaves impulsively, gives into immediate gratification, or overlooks risk sometimes. Here are five statements we try to use to justify our poor choices.

RAW VIDEO: Van Driver Runs Over Skateboarder

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 11.13.2013 | Crime

Was it road rage or self-defense? Raw video taken from a Seattle Metro bus camera Oct. 20 shows the moment a man hits a minivan belonging to Otis H...

The Vulgarity of Our Times

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.26.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

To me, the vulgarity in the novel was not its language. What truly makes me cringe -- the most vulgar and obscene things in life -- are humanity's ubiquitous displays of unrelenting greed, hatred, intolerance, and the unquenchable need of people to make war.

Power, Bad Behavior and Who We Are

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Mark Rubinstein

Is it worrisome that our federal government is paralyzed in partisan deadlock? Have we so little expectation of officeholders that we view politics as simply a sideshow; and if we vote at all, do we pull the lever based on nothing more than name recognition?

Homemade Explosive Detonates, Killing One In Louisiana

Posted 02.11.2013 | Crime

A 19-year-old Louisiana man was killed and a 17-year-old was injured after a homemade explosive exploded unexpectedly. The two teens, both of Pearl...

Drunk Kills 70,000 Chickens In One Night, Cops Say

Posted 08.28.2012 | Crime

Police say a Maryland man managed to kill 70,000 chickens in one drunken night, and now he's facing charges for it. Joshua D. Shelton, 21, is accus...

When Did Jail Become Cool?

Randi Miller | Posted 04.01.2012 | Parents
Randi Miller

The trouble with making a child the center of the universe is that the child grows up believing it's true.

When you can't stand your teen's best friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, What should you tell a teen whose friend is nothing but trouble when she feels that the friend is her best friend in the who...

Her friends say they're "just not that into him"

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, Our best friend has been seeing this guy. She's really into him so she wanted us to spend some time together to get to know ...