Creationist Ken Ham says his Noah’s Ark amusement park will open in July 2016

Creationist Ken Ham says his Noah’s Ark amusement park will open in July 2016

Reuters A controversial Noah’s Ark-themed amusement park in Kentucky will open on July 7, 2016 and should attract 1.4 million people annually, the park’s founder said on Thursday. Currently under construction in Williamstown, northern Kentucky, Ark Encounter will include a full-sized wooden replica of the ship from the Biblical story of Noah and the great

Obama rips Trump’s mass-deportation plan: Where does he think he’s going to get the money?

Obama rips Trump’s mass-deportation plan: Where does he think he’s going to get the money?

Reuters President Barack Obama said on Thursday Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s plan for mass deportation of undocumented immigrants is unrealistic. “The notion that we’re gonna deport 11, 12 million people from this country – first of all, I have no idea where Mr. Trump thinks the money’s gonna come from. It would cost us

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

David Edwards Fox News host Jon Scott on Thursday suggested that former University of Missouri President Tim Wolf had been forced out unfairly because students could not produce evidence of a “poop swastika” that had been reportedly seen in a school bathroom. Wolf resigned last week after the school’s football team refused to play because

College students around US march to demand tuition-free education and protest loan debt

College students around US march to demand tuition-free education and protest loan debt

Reuters Students held demonstrations on university campuses across the United States on Thursday to protest ballooning student loan debt for higher education and rally for tuition-free public colleges. The demonstrations, dubbed the Million Student March, were planned just two days after thousands of fast-food workers took to the streets in a nationwide day of action

Study: Number of black students — not crime — the major factor in a school’s decision to hire cops

Study: Number of black students — not crime — the major factor in a school’s decision to hire cops

Zaid Jilani, AlterNet Two professors, Tim Servoss, professor of psychology at Canisius College in New York, and education professor Jeremy Finn at the State University of New York at Buffalo, have performed research they plan to present in full in spring showing that the prevalence of police in schools correlates to the number of black

Republicans view Ben Carson less favorably after West Point claims disputed — but most still like him

Republicans view Ben Carson less favorably after West Point claims disputed — but most still like him

Reuters Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson was viewed less favorably by a significant portion of Republicans after his claim to have won a scholarship to West Point was disputed, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. But in one positive sign for the neurosurgeon turned top-tier candidate, a majority of those polled said the controversy did

Trump hilariously reenacts Carson’s knife fight and asks ‘how stupid’ is America to believe ‘this crap’

Trump hilariously reenacts Carson’s knife fight and asks ‘how stupid’ is America to believe ‘this crap’

Tom Boggioni Speaking at an Iowa rally, 2016 Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump went off on a vicious tirade against his fellow GOP candidates that was highlighted by an over-the-top reenactment of Dr. Ben Carson’s alleged assault on a friend with a knife. Ultimately asking how “stupid” Iowans and Americans are to “believe this

3 Missouri men charged with terrorist threats: ‘I’m going to stand my ground and shoot every black person I see’

3 Missouri men charged with terrorist threats: ‘I’m going to stand my ground and shoot every black person I see’

Reuters Three 19-year-old Missouri men have been charged with making terrorist threats on social media about shooting people at college campuses in the state, and two of them talked about targeting black people. One of the three, Hunter M. Park, of Lake St. Louis, who allegedly made threats against the University of Missouri, was denied