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Lawyer: Boy not forced to kneel 9 hrs a day

Lawyer: Boy not forced to kneel 9 hrs a day

According to authorities, a 13-year-old Florida boy was forced by his grandparents to kneel on the bathroom floor with his hands behind his back for nine hours a day for 10 days as punishment for not doing his homework.

However, the grandparents' lawyer says the boy has a mental illness as well as a history that calls his credibility into question.

Police: Teen forced to kneel 9 hours a day

Police: Teen forced to kneel 9 hours a day

According to authorities, a 13-year-old Florida boy was forced by his grandparents to kneel on the bathroom floor with his hands behind his back for nine hours a day as punishment for not doing his homework.

An affidavit says the discipline also included a morning "protein" shake made of meat and vegetables. He was reportedly denied food for the rest of the day.

Tonight: Remains found of missing mom who lived double life

Colorado mother of three, Paige Birgfeld, vanished five  years ago.  A hiker just found what was left of her body. Did her work as an escort lead to her death? Police are calling it a murder, but until they know how she died, there are more questions than answers in this sensational case.

Plus, how far is too far when disciplining children? A teen was forced to kneel for hours on end and drink "meat shakes" as punishment. Is this cruel? Appropriate? Productive? Harmful? Or something else?

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Former gay porn star gets teaching job back

Former gay porn star gets teaching job back

Former porn star Shawn Loftis began substitute teaching in Miami, Florida last year -- but administrators found out about his previous career and revoked his teaching license.

On Friday morning, Loftis plead his case in front of the Florida Education Commission and won back his teaching license -- not the outcome he expected.

The dangers of the 'Cinnamon Challenge'

The dangers of the 'Cinnamon Challenge'

You would think the "Cinnamon Game" would be your typical, ridiculous frat-boy challenge.

It's been around as long as stunts, like trying to chug a gallon of milk or eating 10 saltine crackers without water.

Should, could Rush Limbaugh be prosecuted?

Should, could Rush Limbaugh be prosecuted?

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh found himself in the hot seat last week.

During his radio program, he called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a "slut" after she testified in front of a congressional committee about why her Catholic university health insurance should be allowed to cover contraception costs.

Dr. Drew: Did Rihanna's Twitter pic go too far?

Dr. Drew: Did Rihanna's Twitter pic go too far?

Pop singer Rihanna is turning heads with a burst of celebrity activism.

She tweeted a topless picture of herself to raise awareness about African warlord Joseph Kony and his alleged crimes against children.

Dr. Drew: Too soon for Bobbi Kristina?

Dr. Drew: Too soon for Bobbi Kristina?

On Sunday night, Oprah's interview with Whitney Houston's family, including the pop icon's 19-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina, will air on her OWN network.

But is it too soon for Bobbi Kristina to talk publicly? HLN's Dr. Drew and his guests weigh-in on the topic.

Flight attendant's rant delays flight

Flight attendant's rant delays flight

A flight attendant on an American Airlines flight reportedly ranted on the plane’s intercom system while the aircraft taxied for takeoff at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Friday morning.

The outspoken flight attendant reportedly told passengers that she was not responsible for the safety of the plane and had also wrestled with another flight attendant for control of the plane's public address system.

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