Precious: Boy suspended for 'Hobbit'-ring threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="pheW40czp8TrDdgMopLiAFwbjhH2moTc" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NYDAILYNEWS) — Tolkien lore led a Texas boy to suspension after he brought his “one ring” to school. Kermit Elementary School officials called it a more…

Schools restore junk food, snub Michelle Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina schools have partially lifted a ban on junk food. State Education Superintendent Molly Spearman has lifted a complete ban on selling unhealthy more…

Students could be screened for depression

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota’s largest school district is discussing screening high school students for depression and anxiety in the classroom. As part of a state grant to improve more…

Middle-schoolers film 'sex party' on phones

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — Four Wisconsin middle school students were arrested after they allegedly threw a "sex party" and filmed it on their cell phones. The alleged underage get-together between more…

University president admits rape story false

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan finally admitted that she knows the Rolling Stone article detailing a brutal gang rape at the university was discredited. "Before more…

Leak suggests big bang find was dusty mistake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Last year's big bang breakthrough has finally bitten the dust. In March last year, researchers using a telescope called BICEP2 at the South Pole made a more…

Grand jury declines to indict 5 students accused of rape

by -NO AUTHOR- -- http://www.nj.com/passaic-county/index.ssf/2015/01/charges_dropped_against_5_accused_in_alleged_willi.html (Star-Ledger) A Passaic County grand jury has decided not to indict five William Paterson University students accused of raping and kidnapping another student on campus, officials said more…