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Would You Pay the Nanny Tax?

It's not unusual for parents to employ babysitters, nannies and other sorts of home care workers to assist them in raising their children, or at the very least watching them while they go out for dinner by themselves for a change. But, did you know...

Teacher-Student Sex - Legal at Age 18?

When a 33-year-old teacher allegedly has a months-long sexual affair with a senior in his high school, he has to realize that he's doing something wrong. But according to a Washington appeals court, the affair was technically legal. That was...

Man Sues Ex-Wife for Hiding Voice Recorder in Teddy Bear

Divorce is rarely a pretty thing. Throw in children and custody battles have been known to get pretty ugly (Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, anyone?). Many times, the children end up in the middle, and in at least one instance, so did their...

Brad Pitt Hates Paparazzi - Says Family Makes Him "Rich"

About once a year Brad Pitt sits down with the annoying Ann Curry of the Today Show for a grilling about both his professional and personal life. Papa Pitt is ready and eager to talk about the professional side of things--he's currently promoting...

Elle MacPherson lets son ride on handlebars

(Think that's bad? See which celebs should never have kids) Supermodel Elle MacPherson is in trouble with the Royal Prevention of Accidents for letting her son ride on the handlebars of her bike. The model was spotted in London with son Aurelius Cy...

Adoption scammer caught again

Called a "thief of hearts", a woman who was convicted of scamming would-be adoptive parents out of thousands of dollars was paroled recently after spending less than three years in prison. And now she's up to her old tricks. One of the conditions of...

Fighting gangs with classical music?

Like a lot of American cities, Tacoma, Washington has a problem with gangs. When the thugs aren't out doing their thug business, they tend to congregate in public places. In an effort to discourage this, city authorities are attempting to annoy them...

Egypt outlaws all female circumcision

I am not well versed in the subject of female circumcision, probably because it rates near the bottom of the rankings of "things I wish to read about." I thought, naively, that the act had been abolished years ago around the world and was mostly done...

California lawmaker wants to outlaw spanking

Recently, Jonathon Morgan reported on yet another reason not to hit your kids -- it makes them more sickly. I don't know if that research had anything to do with this, but a California lawmaker wants to make spanking illegal. Assemblywoman Sally...

No Santa for Halzeton

Kids in the town of Hazleton, Pennsylvania won't be getting any presents from Santa this year. It seems that Santa didn't get an H-1B visa from the department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Turns out, he's actually an illegal alien not...

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