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Standoff over guns at Tennessee legislative office complex

If it's up to the Republican speakers of the state House and Senate, the more than half-million Tennesseans with handgun carry permits will soon be able to be armed inside the legislative office complex

Texas could take stance against disputed bite mark evidence

Critics of bite mark evidence say Texas could be on the brink of taking a stance that would reverberate in courtrooms across the country

Asking For A Friend: How Do You Deal With An Ex?

Handling an ex-relationship can get tricky, so we are asking one of the top dating coaches in the country all the awkward questions for you.

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Town building public beer fountain

A town in Slovenia is deciding to invest $400,000 to create a public beer fountain. The hope is that tourists will come and check it out and drink their local beers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.

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Why Are Elephants Wandering Into Indian Towns?

Asian elephants are normally considered docile, but when they wander into towns looking for food, they can become confused and extremely aggressive.

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Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress a step away from permanently barring state, local governments from taxing Internet

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

A utility says it has stopped the leak from a ruptured well that gushed massive amounts of natural gas near Los Angeles for 16 weeks

New York holds manufacturers liable for fouled water

New York regulators say Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International are required to pay for the investigation and cleanup of a toxic chemical in an upstate village's drinking water

Marco Rubio's Candy Bar Catastrophe Ends In Dental Work

Marco Rubio had to take a break from campaigning to make a stop at a dentist's office after he cracked his molar on a frozen Twix bar.

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Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law

The Kansas Supreme Court has struck down a stopgap law for funding the state's public schools, saying it left poor districts $54 million short

Berlin Film Festival to open in German capital

The Berlin International Film Festival is opening in the German capital _the first of the year's major European movie festivals _ with Meryl Streep presiding over the jury that will choose the winners

Utility estimates LA-area gas leak to cost at least $250M

The utility that had a natural gas well leaking nearly four months says it expects the incident will cost at least $250 million to $300 million

In terror case, judge rejects inmate's mistreatment claims

A judge has rejected the medical malpractice claims of a New York City-born man serving a 15-year prison sentence for supporting al-Qaida

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Scientist announce gravitational waves, hailed greatest discovery of the decade

Anytime a scientific discovery is called the greatest of the decade, it's a big deal. Scientists from the group known as LIGO are saying they've found proof of Gravitational Waves, something Einstein predicted 100 years ago but never thought would be detected. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Reports Claim Catholic Bishops Aren't Required To Report Sexual Abuse

A Vatican training document allegedly says victims and their guardians are responsible for reporting child sex abuse cases that occur in the church.

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Magazine publisher Time Inc. buys what's left of MySpace

MySpace, not dead yet, acquired by Time Inc. in a reach for better ad targeting

Dems seek drug abuse funds as election-year issue sharpens

Democrats are calling for hundreds of millions of dollars to combat drug abuse but are meeting resistance from Republicans

A Russian Space Center Helped OK Go Film A Music Video In Zero Gravity

OK Go made another intricate music video. This time, the band members were floating weightless around the cabin of a plane.

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Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

An opposition activist group and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria

Police: Suicide may be reason man shot by Florida deputy

A police detective has testified that a mentally troubled man fatally shot by a Florida deputy while carrying an air rifle may have been attempting to commit so-called "suicide by cop."

Feds: Leader of New Jersey gang Grape Street Crips indicted

Federal authorities in New Jersey say they've arrested the leader of one of the state's most violent street gangs, the Grape Street Crips

Only One Presidential Candidate Is Reportedly Paying Interns

Of all the candidates running for president, there's apparently only one who gives interns an hourly wage.

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Goat facing 7 years in jail for eating flowers

A goat in India is staring down a seven year prison sentence for eating its neighbors flowers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

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Valentine's Day Is Such Garbage In Lebanon

Lebanon's government hasn't found a solution for the country's ongoing garbage problem. Cue the clowns.

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