A classmate seated near a 14-year-old student who authorities say murdered his math teacher at a Massachusetts high school says she heard the teacher ask him to stay after school the day of the killing.
Four Iranian Christians were reportedly sentenced to 80 lashes for drinking wine for communion, a shocking punishment meted out even as a new United Nations report blasted the Islamic republic for its systematic persecution of non-Muslims.
Nearly three-quarters of American voters are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country today, and almost all of them rate the economy negatively. Moreover, as more Democrats join the ranks of the disaffected, the dissatisfaction is increasingly bipartisan.
President Obama's "tech surge" to turn around the failing HealthCare.gov is running into concerns that the administration could be throwing "good money after bad" while complicating an already complicated situation.