DAYTON, Tenn. -- Hand fans flapped in the July heat as people -- some dressed in suspenders, boater hats and bright dresses -- gathered Friday on the front lawn of the Rhea County Courthouse.
A 7-foot-tall bronze statue of Scopes Trial lawyer Clarence Darrow stood before them, draped in a black veil. Draped behind it on the courthouse wall a vinyl banner exhorted the crowd to "Read Your Bible."
That was one of the few signs that the divide over creationism and evolution lives on in Dayton. read more
Early reports of a forthcoming film about the September 11, 2001 terror attacks starring Charlie Sheen were met with equal measures of skepticism, eye rolling and sincere hopes that the entire project would disappear into the ether. Today, we have the trailer for that film, titled rather boldly "9/11″.
The drama stars Sheen alongside Gina Gershon, Luis Guzman and Whoopi Goldberg.
Research in mice seems to suggest it can. read more
The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year's election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump's businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe.
FBI investigators and others are looking at Russian purchases of apartments in Trump buildings, Trump's involvement in a controversial SoHo development in New York with Russian associates, the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow and Trump's sale of a Florida mansion to a Russian oligarch in 2008, the person said.
The investigation also has absorbed a money-laundering probe begun by federal prosecutors in New York into Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. read more
Basically, Trump doesn't seem to know what health insurance us, how much it costs, or how it works. read more