Teacher's aide 'sought sex with 5th-grader'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORLANDO SENTINEL) — A 45-year-old school worker in Polk County was arrested after she was accused of an attempted sex attack on an 11-year-old student, Lakeland police announced more…

Professor equates 'whiteness' with terrorism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Zandria Robinson, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Memphis, has parted ways with the university after she came under fire for a number more…

School district OKs mandatory LGBT class for 7th-graders

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2175435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A school district in Virginia voted to include transgender classes as part of the health curriculum for seventh-graders.[/caption] The nation's tenth largest school district, more…

Nature walks rejuvenate brain, boost mood

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — In the past several months, a bevy of studies have added to a growing literature on the mental and physical benefits of spending time outdoors. That more…

Huguenots barely settled before being slaughtered

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2150715" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fort Caroline, Florida, 1564[/caption] The first French settlement in present-day United States was Fort Caroline on the banks of the St. John's River in more…

Supreme Court to rehear affirmative-action case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear next term a major affirmative action case concerning a program at a public university that takes race into consideration as more…