Trains crash head-on in Switzerland; dozens hurt

More than 40 people were injured after two trains collided head-on outside a station in western Switzerland, numerous media are reporting.

Youth pastor, pregnant wife among dead in Indiana bus crash – U.S. News

A youth pastor, his wife, who was eight months pregnant and a third person were killed after a bus returning from a church summer camp crashed off an Indianapolis interstate.

FBI — Operation Cross Country: Recovering Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

Operation Cross Country—a three-day nationwide enforcement action focusing on underage victims of prostitution—has concluded with the recovery of 105 sexually exploited children and the arrests of 150 pimps and other individuals.

Mao and Stalin Would Be Proud… NJ Man Fired from Water Works Department for Anti-Liberal Rant on Facebook | The Gateway Pundit

A township employee was fired this week after writing a series of profanity-laced Facebook posts containing homophobic slurs and critical comments about gay marriage, liberals and abortion, township officials said.

Rush Responds to Reports of Split With Radio Stations |

The report went on to explain that the supposed split is the result of a rift between and Premiere Networks, the division of Clear Channel that distributes the two shows. The two groups apparently disagree over the cost of distribution rights.

Despite bankruptcy, Detroit’s new $400 million dollar hockey rink is a “go” « Hot Air

Failure sometimes has an inertia that is difficult to stop.  ’s reality is anything but pretty:

Watchdog Group Denounces FOX Network’s Decision to Air Sexually Explicit X-Rated Cartoons | CNS News

Beginning Saturday, the FOX network will air a number of animated shows that contain and profanity-laced content never before shown on network television during its “Animation Domination High-Def” (ADHD) programming block.

A Different Amendment Restricting NSA Spying Was Passed Overwhelmingly by the House – But ‘No One Is Talking About It’ |

While the most talked-about news out of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday was the defeat of the so-called Amash amendment that would have defunded the ’s massive data collection program, another amendment related to spying was quietly passed overwhelmingly by lawmakers.

Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash | Threat Level |

The numbers tell the story — in votes and dollars. On Wednesday, the House voted 217 to 205 not to rein in the NSA’s -spying dragnet. It turns out that those 217 “no” voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 “yes” voters.

Radio Host Stuns With Live Tweets of His Mother’s Dying Moments |

Scott Simon, host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday,” is sharing very personal and tragic moments with the world. Over the past few days, the journalist has been live-tweeting his mother’s final moments. As Patricia Lyons Simon Newman Gilband lay dying in an intensive care unit at a Chicago-area hospital, Simon is sharing both her experience — and his own — on Twitter.

First Lady: Barack’s Working to Free Americans from ‘Any Form of Public Assistance’ | CNS News

In an e-mail to supporters, First Lady says she grew up in a family that didn’t need help from the government, and that her husband is working to make Americans free from dependence on government once again.

Oh, Good Grief… Obama Says Keystone Pipeline May INCREASE Gas Prices | The Gateway Pundit

President Obama said the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline would not be a major job creator and could increase gasoline prices, but added that the White House decision will rest on climate change.

A Different Payday for Golfer Who Withdrew from Tournament He Led, Giving Up Possible $1 Mil Prize | Video |

Hunter Mahan has made the happy jump from tournament leader to proud father.

OUTRAGEOUS! Jane Fonda Wears ‘Hanoi Jane’ T-Shirt to Plug Nancy Reagan Movie (Photo) | The Gateway Pundit

In 1972 “Hanoi” Jane Fonda applauded an NVA anti-aircraft gun crew during her trip to North Vietnam. These guns were used to shoot down American planes and contributed to the deaths of American Airmen.

McDonald’s McDouble: Cheapest, Most Nutritious Food in History? No Way. | Shine Food – Yahoo! Shine