Only man ever elected governor of 2 states

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2546185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sam Houston[/caption] At age 16, after his father died, Sam Houston ran off to live with the Cherokee Indians on the Tennessee River. He more…

Election results 'not diverse enough' for principal

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2556145" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Everett Middle School principal Lena Van Haren[/caption] A San Francisco principal was so distraught over the number of white and Asian kids winning a more…

Feds spend $1.5 million studying 'freshman 15'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREE BEACON) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent over $1.1 million studying the “freshman 15,” trying to determine whether friends influence their college peers to eat more…

Ahmed the 'clock boy' to leave U.S. for Qatar

by Douglas Ernst -- Baseball and apple pie apparently don't cut it after meeting with dictators accused of war crimes. Ahmed Mohamed of Irving, Texas, became a celebrity after a "suitcase-clock" he more…

This battle changed course of European history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2546065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Admiral Horatio Nelson[/caption] In 1794, British Admiral Horatio Nelson lost his right eye capturing Corsica and his right arm attacking the Canary Islands in more…

Teachers took lavish trip while students failed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The principal and four teachers at one of the city’s lowest-performing middle schools spent eight days backpacking through the Colorado Rockies in the name of more…