Scientists with the Smithsonian Institute say they have produced statistical evidence that euthanasia and/or mass-sterilization may be the only way to keep a dangerous cat population from destroying the country's wildlife.
According to a new study, every single year in this country, cats stalk and kill 2.4 billion birds and 12.3 billion mammals.
That's two to four times higher than previously believed. And pretty specific, like out a decimal point specific.
Which brings us to tonight's number: Give or take a few billion. FULL POST
New Jersey Governor Christie poked fun as his weight last night in an interview with CBS's David Letterman. Letterman started the interview by referencing previous jokes he's made about the governor.
"I've made jokes about you. Not just one or two. Not just on going here or there. Intermittent," Letterman said on the CBS's "The Late Show With David Letterman."
In the middle of Letterman's question, Christie pulled out a donut and took a bite out of it.
OutFront tonight: Emme, Model and Author and Fitness Expert Simone DeLaRue.
One day after the 5-year-old Alabama boy was freed from captivity, the FBI has released the first photos showing the site of the underground bunker where he was held for six days.
The area is now tented to protect evidence and investigators say two bombs were discovered inside the bunker.
This as we learn new details about the daring rescue operation. Martin Savidge has the story. FULL POST
EDITORIAL NOTE: Boy Scout leaders put off vote on gay membership – releasing a statement, saying "the organization needs time for a more deliberate review of its membership policy." The decision will now be made at the organization's annual meeting in May.
More than 15% of the 2.7 million registered boy scouts are members of the Mormon church, which does not recognize same-sex marriage as legitimate.
Will their influence in the youth organization impact a controversial vote to eliminate the ban on gays in the boy scouts?
#BoyScouts say they expect decision on proposal to allow openly gay scouts and scoutmasters mid-morning Dallas time Wednesday.
— Casey Wian (@CaseyWianCNN) February 5, 2013
National board member met Tuesday to discuss the ban and may vote tomorrow on the issue as early as Wednesday.
OutFront tonight: McKay Coppins is a political reporter for Buzzfeed and is also a Mormon. He's been digging on the issue and is OutFront. FULL POST
Civil lawsuits against gun makers are rare because of a law that gives most gun manufacturers and dealers immunity from being sued.
The law was passed back in 2005 after heavy lobbying from the NRA and the gun industry. But that could change if Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff has his way.
OutFront tonight: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA).