Americans flunk basic political knowledge test

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — Only one-in-three Americans knows how many women serve on the Supreme Court, but 91 percent can identify Martin Luther King Jr., 47 years after his assassination. more…

Students accused of raping girl inside class

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CLEVELAND) — CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two East Technical High School students were arrested in March, accused of raping a student inside the school as classes let out. One more…

School says no to Oreos in girl's lunch

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KUSA) — AURORA - A mother in Aurora claims a teacher at her child's preschool, Children's Academy, refused to let the little girl eat part of her lunch, more…

Circumstances under which tyranny is impossible

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1947045" align="aligncenter" width="600"] James Monroe[/caption] Leading the charge at the Battle of Trenton, a musket ball struck his shoulder, hitting an artery. He recovered and continued to more…

'Hero' teacher tackles high-school shooter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KING5) — LACEY, Wash. – A teacher is being credited with stopping a student who allegedly fired multiple shots at North Thurston High School Monday morning. Nobody was more…

New reporting rules worry homeschool families

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE TIMES HERALD) — Jessie Wiegand has been homeschooling her kids for 14 years. They take classes once a week with other homeschool students. They're involved in sports. more…

Cancer girl invited back after getting boot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — DETROIT — The mother of a Michigan girl dismissed from a Catholic school for not meeting academic and attendance standards during leukemia treatments said Sunday that more…

'Radical' Republican president righted wrongs

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1941195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ulysses S. Grant[/caption] Born April 27, 1822, into a Methodist family in Ohio, he was nominated at age 17 for a position at West more…

Daily TV linked to weight gain in kindergartners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EurekAlert!) New research shows that it doesn't take much for kids to be considered couch potatoes. Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television more…