Eva Longoria moving to Texas? The Desperate Housewives star has babies on her mind and says she doesn't want to raise her family in Hollywood. She and husband Tony Parker both want a big family and for their kids to be surrounded by nature—not much natural in Hollywood.
Polygamist children remain in custody: A Texas judge ruled that the 416 children taken from the polygamist sect will remain in state custody to further investigate abuse allegations. The state was also given the authority to conduct DNA tests... Keep Reading
Eating disorders may be contagious: After studying U.S. high school students, researchers found that binging, fasting, diet pill use and other eating disorder symptoms were found among students in county-wide "clusters." The cluster patterns were found in rural, suburban, and urban counties.
Sex abuse victims pray with Pope: Pope Benedict XVI met privately with victims of the priest abuse scandal and apologized to them on behalf of the Catholic Church.
Chaos erupts in polygamy child custody hearing: Lawyers representing the 416 children seized from the polygamist compound in Texas spent most of Thursday raising objections before any testimony was heard. Child welfare investigators testified that minors as young as 13 may have had babies, but say they are having a difficult time identifying the ages of the teen girls. Hearings continue today.
The older, the better: Getting old isn't all bad. A new 30-year survey in the U.S. reveals that people get happier with age—the majority of respondents in their 80s said they are "very happy." It's probably because those rascally kids are out of the house.
Gwyneth Paltrow faced post-partum depression: The actress and mother of two admits in the May issue of Vogue that she suffered from post-partum depression after her second child, Moses, was born in 2006. Gwyneth confessed that she didn't realize what was wrong until after she actually got through it.
Unprecedented custody hearing begins in polygamist case: State prosecutors will appear before a Texas judge this morning to defend their decision to remove 416 children from a polygamist compound and keep them from their mothers. The key witness, a 16-year-old girl who allegedly called authorities and said she was being forced to marry, has not been identified or located.
Nicole Kidman gets morning sickness, too: The expectant Mom says she has extreme morning sickness, but hears the worst is yet to come. Don't worry, once you're totally sleep deprived and leaking, you'll be wishing you had morning sickness and time to rest.
Prices soar at the supermarket checkout line: From eggs to milk, beef to chicken, food prices have increased noticeably since last year. Prices are expected to go up another 4.5% by the end of the year due to the rising cost of commodities and fuel. Keep Reading...
Pope visits the White House: President Bush will celebrate Pope Benedict XVI's 81st birthday as he welcomes him to the White House with a 21-gun salute and 9,000 guests. The president and pope plan to discuss issues including human rights and immigration.
Virginia Tech one year later: Today marks one year since 32 students and faculty were killed by a mentally ill student, who later turned the gun on himself, in one of the deadliest massacres in US history. The Virginia governor has called for a moment of silence at noon.
The nanny vs. Rob Lowe: Former nanny Jessica Gibson has counter-sued claiming she was sexually assaulted, battered and harassed. Rob and wife Sheryl filed a lawsuit last week against Gibson, claiming she tried to blackmail them for $1.5 million.
Mom writes president, meets pope: Elaine Hartman from Ohio wrote President Bush asking for tickets for her family to see the pope's White House arrival, and she was shocked when she got three tickets. Only problem, Elaine has a family of five. Her 9-year-old son's watching the pope on TV with his Dad, while Elaine and her two daughters have front row seats. Further proof the president was not a math major.
The Pope comes to America: Pope Benedict XVI departed Rome today for his first American visit as pontiff. President Bush will greet the Pope at Andrews Air Force Base, which marks the first time the president has greeted a foreign leader upon their arrival in the U.S. The Pope will spend three days in Washington and travel to New York City on Friday, where he will address the United Nations, visit Ground Zero and deliver Sunday mass at Yankee Stadium.
Dr. Phil in hot water:The daytime doctor is in trouble again for bailing out one of the Florida teens who violently attacked a girl and posted the video on YouTube. Phil seems to be getting his fill of mistakes recently. How's that workin' for ya?
One more day, Mama: If you can barely balance it all with kids, family and work (we can relate) and won't make the midnight deadline to file your taxes on tomorrow (April 15), it's time to file for an extension. You still need to pay up as soon as possible to avoid penalties, but filling out this extension form pushes the deadline to October 15.Keep Reading...