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New Video Shows Jump From Top Of One World Trade Center

| Posted 05.06.2014 | Weird News

By Irene Plagianos FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A new video of a daring jump from the top of One World Trade Center has been released, just before the me...

WATCH: BASE Jumpers Leap Off One World Trade Center

Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

New York City looks both beautiful and terrifying in this video, shot from the helmet camera of a BASE jumper who took a leap from the top of One Worl...

Former Reagan Spokesman Dies At 74

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Larry Speakes, who spent six years as acting press secretary for President Ronald Reagan, died Friday in his native Mississipp...

Come On! Homeless Man Who Returned $850, Loses Benefits After Doing Good Deed

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Offers of support have been pouring in from around the nation for a formerly homeless New Jersey man who...

Honest Homeless Man Rewarded For Returning $850 Just Wants Shoes And A Turkey Sandwich

Posted 10.21.2013 | Impact

A New Jersey homeless man who returned a hefty amount of cash he found on the street has gotten every last bit of it returned to him. While walking...

Woman Wants To Keep This Light Display Up All Year

AP | MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 01.07.2013 | Weird News

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The holidays may be over, but a Denham Springs woman wants to keep her unusual light display on her roof, showing an extended midd...

This Bird Sure Isn't A Partridge In A Pear Tree

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 02.19.2013 | Weird News

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana woman ran afoul of police when she gave her neighbors an unusual holiday greeting, hanging Christmas lights in the sha...

Reagan Shooter Wants More Time Away From St. Elizabeths

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 01.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is asking to spend more time outside a Washington mental hospital, but...

Why We Must Ban High-Capacity Gun Magazines

Sen. Frank Lautenberg | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Sen. Frank Lautenberg

It's time to end the bloodshed and restore common sense to our gun laws -- beginning with a permanent ban on high-capacity gun magazines. These deadly devices are the weapon of choice for the deranged.

Jim and Sarah Brady: Beyond Politics to Idealism

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Thirty years ago, a disturbed young man with a $22 revolver almost ended the lives of Ronald Reagan and his press secretary, James Brady. Like other anniversaries of historic events, this one is cause for reflection.

Sarah Brady Urges Gun Control Action After Arizona Shooting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Brady, the wife of former Reagan White House Press Secretary James Brady, who was struck in the head by a bullet during an assassination attempt...

Second-Class Citizens Get Their Day in Court

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

Closing arguments have been scheduled for Perry vs. Schwarzenegger, the landmark case challenging California's same-sex marriage ban.

Obama Tends to the Big Bullets -- How About the 45-caliber Ones?

Rich Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rich Robinson

I still have an "Obama '08" bumper sticker on my car. But with regard to gun laws, this is not the leader I hoped Obama would be.

Interview with Prof Ivor van Heerden: the latest on his wrongful firing by LSU

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Sandy Rosenthal

Just as the long Memorial Day weekend began, federal Judge James Brady scolded administrators at Louisiana State University (LSU) over their handling ...

Making Lemonade

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

On this day 29 years ago, a robust, warm, funny, clever man took a bullet intended for the President. Back then, this happened because we made it too easy in America for dangerous people to get dangerous guns. We still do.

James Brady, Page Six Creator, Dies At 80

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK - The celebrity columnist who created the New York Post's gossipy Page Six has died at his Manhattan home. James Brady was 80. Brady's death...

Blagojevich Appoints an Orphan to the Senate

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Karen Dalton-Beninato

If his appointment is not rejected, Roland Burris will be the first Centralia Orphan to hold a Senate seat.