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9/11 Memorial Opens Tomorrow
Remembering September 11th, 2001 recalls a flood of emotions difficult to stem. Any attempt to address this group of events in our past must necessarily begin with the acknowledgement that no matter how much strength or solidarity the nation draws from a tragedy, it is a painful and permanent scar o…
Governor Mead Takes Consistent Approach to At-Will Positions
Governor Matt Mead announced today that he wants all state agencies to be consistent in the use of at-will classification for employees. Currently state employees are either at-will or permanent. The permanent position jobs have a one-year probationary period and then any termination must be justifi…
Judge Declares Mistrial in Roger Clemens Perjury Trial
Roger Clemens' perjury trial was declared a mistrial Thursday by the judge sitting on the case.
According to the New York Times, Judge Reggie Walton said the prosecution "revealed information that he previously deemed inadmissible."
Father and Son Take Photos at the First and Last Space Shuttle Launch [PHOTO]
It's the photo they waited 30 years to take (click to enlarge).
Chris Bray and his father attended the first space shuttle launch back in 1981 -- and the last, just a few weeks ago. Bray posted a link to the photo on Reddit on Monday and the reaction was immediate -- almost 600 comments have bee…
Controversy Grows for Eight-Year-Old Girl Who Kickboxes [VIDEO]
While most eight-year-old girls might be content to simply busy themselves with toys, Jasmine Parr seems to be embarking on a career as a diminutive Muay Thai kickboxer. In June, Parr's father, Australian kickboxing champion John Wayne Parr, pitted his daughter against a seven-year-old in a kickboxi…
Search and Rescue Group Files Civil Suit Against Casey Anthony
The search and rescue group that organized the search for Caylee Anthony has filed a civil suit against her mother, Casey Anthony, to recover money spent in the search to find the girl.
Anthony, 25, was found not guilty in her daughter's 2008 death last week and is scheduled to be released from …
Relive Some of Derek Jeter’s Most Amazing Hits [VIDEOS]

Mr. 3000. Sure, it's a bad movie starring the late Bernie Mac, but it's also a new moniker for Derek Jeter, who became the 28th player in Major League history to notch 3,000 hits, courtesy of a home run Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Jeter, whose first career hit - a single -- came off of Seattl…
U.S. Stuns Brazil with Dramatic Win in Women’s World Cup [VIDEO]
On the brink of elimination, the U.S. women's soccer team needed collective resolve, not a Solo act.
Turns out it got both.
In what's being hailed as an all-time classic, the U.S. pulled off the unthinkable Sunday, rallying late to upend a highly-skilled Brazil squad to advance to the semifi…
Derek Jeter Scores 3000th Hit, Fan Returns Ball [VIDEO]
Playing in front of a sold-out hometown crowd on Saturday, Derek Jeter sent his record-setting 3,000th hit deep into left-field, making him the 28th major leaguer and first New York Yankees player to reach the hitting milestone.
And who caught the potentially money-making ball? Christian Lopez, a 23-…
Casey Anthony to be Released From Jail July 13
Casey Anthony was sentenced to four years in jail Thursday for lying to investigators in charge of the search for her daughter, Caylee. However, Anthony will be set free on July 13 since she's served almost three years in jail while awaiting trial with a record of good behavior.
HBO to Air Special on Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Hit Milestone
As Derek Jeter returns from a recent calf injury chases his 3,000th hit, Major League Baseball Productions is following the New York Yankees captain for 'Derek Jeter 3K,' a one-hour special which will air on HBO within a few weeks after the slugger reaches the historic milestone.
He will be…
Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard and Gilbert Arenas Go on Planking Spree
Orlando Magic teammates Dwight Howard  and Gilbert Arenas tried their hands at planking -- a bizarre, imported Australian fad wherein people lie face-down and absolutely rigid on strange surfaces. Howard and Arenas documented their best planks, with surfaces including a vending machine and luxury ca…