University: No 'offensive' Halloween costumes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE) University of Minnesota officials have a word of caution for students: Be careful with those Halloween costumes. In a letter to students, the Office of Student more…

Classmate: School shooter sought revenge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="VvbzY4Zzol0yZLiiP6Y5Y6cd-Q1-p-Dq" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNN) -- No one knows why he picked this day, this time, these victims. It was the first day back from fall break at Sparks Middle more…

Teacher tells students: 'Get the f--- out'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="lycnU2ZzpKuazOmOk5vEjg_85Wr2udfT" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An update on the substitute teacher who's profanity-laced tirade was caught on cell phone video; East Baton Rouge Parish School more…

2 dead in Nevada school shooting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="wyZnQ2ZzqrBCfZT0wY2r9ZFJaDEuuyP7" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (RENO GAZETTE-JOURNAL) Nevada Senator Harry Reid today released the following statement about the shooting at Sparks Middle School. “My condolences go out to the victims’ families more…

Parents urged to reject homeschool visits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WRAL) — Lt. Gov. Dan Forest says the parents of students who are home-schooled should send government bureaucrats packing if they ask to visit. Forest made the comments more…

15% of U.S. youth out of school, lack job

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday. That's almost 15 percent of those aged 16 to 24 more…

Steve Wynn: University on path to blindness cure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDICALXPRESS) — Las Vegas casino tycoon Steve Wynn said Friday that he gave $25 million to support blindness research at the University of Iowa after becoming convinced that more…

Supreme Court weighs affirmative action

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="lwM2d4ZjrgXn5hxWe0U5ZZnoOi5CDOJ8" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday surrounding the constitutionality of a 2006 Michigan law banning racial preferences at universities and other institutions, and a more…

Vote to elevate abortion to 'human right'

by Alex Newman -- Despite escalating political opposition and the lack of legal jurisdiction, the full European Parliament is set to vote on a resolution declaring abortion and mandatory sexual education for more…