Teen bomb plotter 'suffers rare OCD'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — An Oregon teen accused of planning to bomb his high school suffers from a rare form of obsessive-compulsive disorder, his family said. "My heart goes out more…

'Innocent tweet' gets student suspended

by Garth Kant -- A high-school student in upstate New York has been suspended and accused of trying to incite "a social media riot" after he suggested budget cuts for his public more…

Ponce de Leon 'never sought Fountain of Youth'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SMITHSONIANMAG) — Half a millennium ago, in 1513, the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León departed Puerto Rico for the verdant island of “Bimini”—an uncharted land in what more…

A day in the life of a homeschooler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ATHENS BANNER-HERALD) — Sydney Ginnel tugs on the loop of her work boot to secure it and leisurely strolls the old wooden floors of her farmhouse kitchen in more…

Parents bent out of shape over classroom yoga

by Alyssa Farah -- Parents who are upset over the introduction of yoga lessons – funded by a private foundation that promotes yoga – into their children's school curriculum have filed a more…

10th-grade students strip-searched during exam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (QMI Agency) A school board north of Montreal has launched an internal investigation after school staff strip searched 28 high school students to find a cellphone during a more…

Teen charged for underage relationship rejects deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Kaitlyn Hunt, the 18-year-old Florida girl who made international headlines after being charged with felonies for her same-sex relationship with a 15-year-old peer, has refused a more…