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A 9-year-old North Carolina boy and his mother are speaking out on Wednesday after his elementary school suggested he refrain from carrying a “My Little Pony” backpack to school because he keeps getting bullied. WKRN reported on Wednesday...

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Houston on Thursday after he caught the teen in his 16-year-old daughter’s bedroom. According to Your Houston News, the teen was found around 2 AM, hiding underneath his teenage daughter’s bed....

In the following home video, a 3-year-old boy shows us his mad used car salesman skills as he tries to convince his mom to side with him on just about every subject under the sun. The pint sized tot is now a You Tube sensation, as he pleads his case...

When cats attack! An Oregon family claims they were terrorized by their family’s 22 lb. cat on Monday, forcing them to imprison themselves in their bedroom in order to protect their 7-month-old baby. The infant’s father told police that...

The father of one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history has decided to speak out. Peter Lanza, the father of the 20-year-old perpetrator who  shot 20 first graders and six staffers in December 2012, marking one of the most shocking...

It was a happy Valentine’s day, indeed for Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman! That’s right, it’s official, the former American Idol judge and his girlfriend welcomed their first child into the world earlier today! US Weekly reports...

Lily Allen, the 28-year-old British singer/writer/songstress, told Q in an interview to be released in February 2014, that she hopes a song about several failed pregnancies will make the cut for the her upcoming album, “Hard Out Here.” Although...

An 11-year-old Oregon girl, who attempted to raise some cash to help her parents pay for her braces, was told by security at an artists market on Saturday, that she needed to get a permit to sell her homemade items on the street or beg for the money. Madison...

A Whitley County High School student in Whitley County, Ky. said, ‘uh, I don’t think so,’ on Saturday, after she showed up for a state cross country championship and was given a bib number of ‘666’. Codie Thacker, 16,...

Actress Kristen Bell confessed on Wednesday that she feared so disconnected from her baby during her pregnancy, she thought she’d continue to love her pets more than her child. Bell, 33, who has been a long time, outspoken animal rights activist...

We were just thinking the other day — wouldn’t it be great to create a fish tank on wheels, full of SpongeBob paraphernalia and bright yellow seats? For all you overindulgent parents out there who are dying to make your kidlets lives...

Apparently a proposal was made with a prototype doll to act as a stand-in for “Twilight’s” protagonist  Bella’s half vampire-half human baby, but it turned out to be a freaky/creepy animatronic doll that scared everyone on...

Apparently a proposal was made with a prototype doll to act as a stand-in for “Twilight’s” protagonist  Bella’s half vampire-half human baby, but it turned out to be a freaky/creepy animatronic doll that scared everyone on...

Germany has become the first European country to pass a law which allows parents to choose a third option on a baby’s birth certificate, designating them as “indeterminate sex.” The law was passed on Friday, in an effort to acknowledge...

Germany has become the first European country to pass a law which allows parents to choose a third option on a baby’s birth certificate, designating them as “indeterminate sex.” The law was passed on Friday, in an effort to acknowledge...

Drew Barrymore’s rep confirmed on Monday that the child star turned sexy actress-producer is pregnant with her second child. Barrymore, 38, is expecting again with her art consultant husband, Will Kopelman, 35. The couple have a daughter together,...

Police are looking for a woman in Clackamas County, Oregon, whom a  retailer claims robbed them at gunpoint last week after saying to the cashier, “Your money is insured, my kid isn’t.” Store owner Tina Dambrosio, of Sublime Clothing,...

A middle school student in suburban Chicago Tinley Park is recovering on Wednesday after she was allegedly attacked by two men who attempted to abduct her on Tuesday. According to CBS Chicago, the 12-year-old girl was walking home shortly after her...

In a historic event, central Florida high school named two students with down syndrome their homecoming queen and king last weekend. Semone Adkins and Travjuan “Bubba” Hunter were escorted by their mothers in what My Fox 8 described as...

A father driving a newer Range Rover SUV was assaulted by a pack of angry motorcyclists in New York on Sunday afternoon, after the victim got caught in the middle of dozens of bikers, resulting in his accidentally tapping the back of one of the motorcycle’s...

A 10-year-old girl has been arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault in Houston, Texas. The rape charge stemmed from a game of “doctor” back in April in which a neighbor claims she saw the girl inappropriately touching a 4-year-old...

A California skateboarder, estimated to be in his late teens/early twenties, was the victim of vigilante justice after he accidentally skated into a toddler in a public park last week. A You Tube video has gone viral after a bystander caught the...

One Okla. teenager has confessed to shooting and killing a 22-year-old male athlete in the town of Duncan on Tuesday because the teen claimed he and his friends were “bored.” The alleged 17-year-old perpetrator gave a detailed confession...

A mother in Lake County, Florida, is scrambling as school starts, after she learned that busing in her neighborhood was cut due to school district wide budget constraints. The situation presents further challenges for the mother of two, a 2 and 5-year-old,...

An anti-aging clinic at the heart of a Major League Baseball drug scandal is now being investigated by federal authorities for suspicion that the clinic provided performance enhancing drugs to high school athletes. Biogenesis, in Coral Gables, Fla.,...