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Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.
In Mix-Up, Woman Pregnant With Other Couple’s Twins

In Mix-Up, Woman Pregnant With Other Couple’s Twins

A woman in Rome became pregnant with twins after undergoing fertility treatment. The problem is, she was implanted with another couple’s embryos. The woman wasn’t alerted to the issue until she was three months along. The AFP reports the switch somehow happened on Dec. 4 at the Sandro Pertini Hospital in Rome. Four couples received […]

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Maryland Governor Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

Governor Martin O’Mally, a dark horse candidate for 2016, has decriminalized marijuana in Maryland. The bill could improve public safety by freeing police officers to focus on more serious threats, O’Malley said. The Maryland State’s Attorneys Association sent O’Malley a letter Friday, urging him to veto the measure. The group’s president said the bill was […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Utah Mom Accused Of Killing 6 Babies

Bail was set at $6 million for Megan Huntsman. Based on interviews with Huntsman, investigators believed the babies died from strangulation, said Pleasant Grove detective Dan Beckstrom after the hearing. An arrest affidavit adds that Huntsman told the police, after waiving her Miranda rights, that she gave birth to at least seven babies at her […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Ohio Geologists Link Small Quakes To Fracking

Earthquakes in a geologic formation under the Appalachians have been linked to hydraulic fracturing. A state investigation of five small tremors last month in the Youngstown area, in the Appalachian foothills, found the injection of sand and water that accompanies hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the Utica Shale may have increased pressure on a small, […]

April 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

‘God’ Sues Credit Reporting Agency

When ‘God’ is not happy he can sue, just like anyone else. A Brooklyn man named God Gazarov is suing credit-reporting agency Equifax, claiming that the company has falsely reported that he lacks a financial history because its system doesn’t recognize his first name, according to the New York Post. The lawsuit is slated to […]

April 11, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Report: Russia Failed To Share Data On Boston Bombing Suspect

Russia didn’t share information that may have given a heads up to the FBI about one of the Boston bombing suspects two years before that tragic event, according to an inspector general’s report. Russian officials had told the F.B.I. in 2011 that the suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, “was a follower of radical Islam and a strong […]

April 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

101-Year-Old Message In A Bottle Likely World’s Oldest

German fisherman Konrad Fischer, who has the correct name for his line or work, is seen holding the bottle from 1913. A fisherman pulled the beer bottle with the scribbled message out of the Baltic off the northern city of Kiel last month, said Holger von Neuhoff of the International Maritime Museum in the northern […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

UMass Player First Openly Gay Male Athlete In D-I Men’s Basketball

This is the happiest I have ever been in my 22 Years of living…No more HIDING!!!…Just want to live… http://t.co/rR9KO8nGCu — Derrick Gordon (@flash2gordon) April 9, 2014 Derrick Gordon has come forward to let his teammates know of his unique status. The sophomore shooting guard broke the news to his teammates in a meeting on […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

9 Hospitalized After Stabbings At PA High School

It happened at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, PA. at the start of the school day. As many as 20 were injured. Westmoreland County emergency management spokesman Dan Stevens said no fatalities were reported. At least four people with injuries Stevens described as “serious” were flown to area hospitals for treatment. He said some […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Attorney General Eric Holder and Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert went at it during a House Judiciary Committee hearing. While being questioned about the Justice Department’s reluctance to hand over documents related to the prosecution of the Holy Land Foundation, a Texas-based Islamic charity that was shut down by the government for funding Hamas, Gohmert brought […]

April 8, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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