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America’s Obesity Rate Continues To Skyrocket
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America’s Obesity Rate Continues To Skyrocket

Americans keep getting fatter and fatter.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's annual state-by-state report on the obesity epidemic has revealed that between 2008 and 2010, 16 states had what was described as a steep increases in their adult obesity rate.

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New Study Says Men Value Cuddling More Than Women Do
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New Study Says Men Value Cuddling More Than Women Do

Who says men don't like to cuddle? Not the Kinsey Institute.

The group that studies human sexuality recently asked 1,009 heterosexual middle-aged and older couples in long-term relationships about how satisfied they are with their relationships and sex lives. The results may surprise you.

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Warren Buffet Donates $1.5 Billion to the Gates Foundation
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Warren Buffet Donates $1.5 Billion to the Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation just got a $1.5 billion infusion.

Warren Buffet, the third-richest person in the world, gave 19.34 million shares of his insurance and investment company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., to the charitable organization, which was created by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife to help address the world's education, health and poverty problems.

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Betty Ford, Former First Lady, Dies at 93
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Betty Ford, Former First Lady, Dies at 93

Former First Lady Betty Ford, the widow of President Gerald Ford, died Friday evening at the age of 93.

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Women Drivers Are More Likely Than Men to Cause Traffic Accidents
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Women Drivers Are More Likely Than Men to Cause Traffic Accidents

A new study suggests that women are more likely than men to cause traffic accidents.

Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed at 6.5 million car crashes. They also calculated, based on the number of miles men and women drive, that if all things were equal, male-to-male crashes would account for 36.2% of accidents, female-to-female would make up 15.8 percent, and male-to-female would make up 48 percent.

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Fort Hood Shooter Could Face the Death Penalty
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Fort Hood Shooter Could Face the Death Penalty

The Army has announced that Maj. Nidal Hasan will be tried in a military court and is eligible for the death penalty for his role in a 2009 shooting spree at Fort Hood in Texas.

An attorney for the former military psychiatrist, who's been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder in connection with the deadly rampage, wanted capital punishment taken off the table. It has not yet been decided whether an insanity defense will be used.

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Indiana Is No Longer Requiring Its Public Schools to Teach Cursive Writing
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Indiana Is No Longer Requiring Its Public Schools to Teach Cursive Writing

According to the Indiana Department of Education, cursive is becoming obsolete.

In a memo sent to school leaders in the state, it was recommended that schools stop teaching cursive, and instead use that time to make its students more proficient in keyboard use.

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Casey Anthony Juror Speaks Out: ‘There Wasn’t Enough Evidence’ [VIDEO]
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Casey Anthony Juror Speaks Out: ‘There Wasn’t Enough Evidence’ [VIDEO]

Jennifer Ford, a juror on the Casey Anthony trial, spoke out Wednesday night on 'Nightline.' While Ford said she felt Anthony "had something to do" with the death of her child, she claimed there simply wasn't enough hard evidence to convict.

"There wasn't enough evidence," she said. "If you're going to charge someone with murder, don't you have to know how they killed someone, or why they might have killed someone, or have ... where/when/why/how? Those are important questions that were not answered."

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Casey Anthony to be Released From Jail July 13
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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.

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Families of Military Suicide Victims Will Now Receive Presidential Condolences
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Families of Military Suicide Victims Will Now Receive Presidential Condolences

Overturning a policy that has been in place for many years, the Obama administration announced Wednesday it will now send condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide.

"This issue is emotional, painful, and complicated," President Barack Obama said in a statement. "But these Americans served our nation bravely ... They didn't die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn't get the help they needed must change."

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Apocalypse Preacher Harold Camping Recovering from Stroke
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Apocalypse Preacher Harold Camping Recovering from Stroke

Harold Camping, the preacher who famously predicted the apocalypse would happen in May, has been moved to a nursing home to regain his strength after suffering a stroke on June 9.

Camping, 89, has twice predicted the rapture -- first in 1994 and again this past May 21. To get the word out, he and his followers spent millions over seven years on billboards and ads about the impending Judgment Day and the end of the world that will supposedly occur in October.

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Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty in Daughter Caylee’s Death
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Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty in Daughter Caylee’s Death

After deliberating for 10 hours and 40 minutes, a jury found Casey Anthony not guilty in the death of her two-year-old daughter, Caylee.

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