Robert E. Lee School to become Harper Lee?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM) — An ad-hoc committee will help update Long Beach Unified School District’s more than 20-year-old process of selecting or changing school names and recommend to more…

People behind the Scopes Monkey Trial

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2218155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Scopes Monkey Trial[/caption] The Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 pitted evolution against creation. Clarence Darrow defended evolution. Darrow previously defended Leopold and Loeb, the more…

Stephen Hawking: $100 million hunt for alien life

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — On Monday, famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Russian tycoon Yuri Milner held a news conference in London to announce their new project: injecting $100 million and more…

GOP candidates join testing opt-out movement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Republican presidential hopefuls in the Senate have joined the fast-growing movement encouraging students to opt out of the standardized tests that have become a part of everyday more…

1st food and drink on moon: Holy communion

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2235115" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Astronaut Buzz Aldrin[/caption] "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind," stated astronaut Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969, as he became more…

Parents: Yank 2 books about Mideast from school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION) — Two elementary books, set in Afghanistan and Iraq, are creating a social media stir in Jacksonville and have re-energized the age-old debate on literary censorship. more…

'Culture of death' now targets school girls

by Greg Corombos -- The Obamacare contraception mandate was a major issue in the 2012 presidential campaign, and the left may soon be pushing for taxpayer-funded abortafacient drugs for young girls as more…