SPOKANE, Wash. - Erica Norris is a recent Washington State University graduate who is so inspired to work for Ellen DeGeneres that she made a YouTube video to try and get in contact with the celebrity talk show host. The video already has more than 12,000 views in two weeks.
By RACHEL ZOLLAP Religion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For the first time in its history, the United States does not have a Protestant majority, according to a new study. One reason: The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is on the rise.
The percentage of Protestant adults in the U.S.
LONDON (AP) - Teacher knows best?
That doesn't appear to be the case for one teacher who called a future Nobel Prize winner's dreams of becoming a scientist "quite ridiculous" in a scathing report card.
John Gurdon's future success was almost nipped in the bud in 1949 when a
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A 13-year-old fatally shot his grandparents in their home because he was upset that they called his mother a whore and "were speaking poorly about her," state police said in charges filed Tuesday.
Zachary James Proper, of Oil City, was charged
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is staying out of the fight over efforts by Amazon rain forest residents to collect more than $18 billion from Chevron Corp. for environmental damage in Ecuador.
The court said Tuesday it will not consider Chevron's request to prevent the plaintiffs from
NBCNEWS.COM - Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall Tuesday because of high winds, the second time this week he was forced to postpone his quest to be the first supersonic skydiver.
The former military parachutist from Austria
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California has set a state record for gasoline prices - but the hikes may be slowing. The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report for Tuesday says the average price of regular jumped only a fraction of a cent overnight - compared to nearly 50 cents in the past week.
UPDATE: Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison -- effectively a life sentence -- in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal. A defiant Sandusky this morning gave a rambling statement denying the allegations and saying he is not a monster.
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign is deploying Big Bird in a new TV ad chiding Mitt Romney for saying he will end federal funding for public broadcasting. The new, satirical ad shows images of convicted financiers including Bernie Madoff and Enron's Ken Lay
SPOKANE, Wash. - If you have anything you need to get done outside you might want to do that today! It looks like today will be the last full day of the beautiful weather we've been having. Mostly sunny skies and high temperatures once again topping out in the upper 60s, low 70s.