Christian leader advice on any future Rick Perry run for president: Stay off … – Dallas…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in Iowa this week burnishing his credentials with Christian conservatives. Before Perry’s gaff-plagued presidential bid collapsed, he was making a strong appeal to evangelicals. And in the months that have followed, the Texas governor has made it clear that if he runs again for president, he’d like to be the candidate of conservative Christians. In a speech to (more…)

Five signs a loved one is abusing painkillers – CBS News

(CBS News) Abusing painkillers is a big problem in the U.S. – about 12 million people said they used painkillers for non-medical reasons in the past year, according to recent CDC estimates.

A new study found rates of newborns born addicted to opiate drugs tripled over the past decade, driven by legal and illegal use of opioids like hydrocodone and oxycodone, CBS (more…)

As Andrew Luck tops 2012 NFL draft, 1998 draftee Ryan Leaf declared fugitive – Fox News

  • March 30: Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf was arrested in his hometown of Great Falls, Mont., on burglary and drug possession charges, police said.AP Photo/Cascade County Sherrif’s Office

The contrast couldn’t have been more stark Thursday night between the NFL’s future stars and a cautionary tale from the league’s past.

On the night when Andrew Luck, the quarterback out of Stanford, was scooped (more…)