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A drian Peterson, the NFL running back, has been indicted for injuring his 4-year-old son. According to sources in law enforcement, Peterson used a tree branch to discipline the boy, leaving cuts and bruises. Peterson’s lawyer says his client meant no harm. “Adrian is a loving...
Americans by a 3-to-1 margin support President Barack Obama’s decision to take military action against the Islamic terrorist group called ISIS, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll conducted after the president’s primetime speech on Wednesday,. But...
His iPhone is on his desk, out in the open, and Joshua Perez’s teacher does not take it away. Instead, she asks the eighth-grader and his classmates in honors geometry at Argyle Magnet Middle School to Google the words “vertex form parabola.” In seconds, Joshua finds what he...
Nothing like a snappy headline to get people’s attention. “Cluster@#%!,” reads the 48-point screamer on the front of Let’s Go Austin’s huge mailer advocating for the city of Austin’s $1 billion light rail-and-roads ballot measure. And yes, those last four characters are actually...
Teachers are increasingly speaking up about the onslaught of standardized tests that students in all grades — including kindergarten — are required to take in public schools today. Some are refusing to administer the tests, which can result in a teacher being dismissed for a...
While the Minnesota Vikings were on the field without him, Adrian Peterson was on Twitter. The running back, deactivated by the team after being indicted in a child injury case in Texas on Friday, shared a message about judging others with his followers on Sunday. Read more:...
Several Arab states have offered to conduct airstrikes against militants in Iraq alongside the efforts of the United States, U.S. officials said Sunday as the Obama administration sought to bolster its case for action against the Islamic State. “A lot of this is still in the...
Wendy Davis’ campaign has taken issue with a report about the financial terms of her divorce with title company executive Jeff Davis. The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday that Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor, received about $6 million from the family’s assets when...
President Obama’s push to hire military veterans for jobs across the government is fueling resentment in federal offices, as longtime civil servants and former troops on the other side of the cubicle increasingly question each other’s competence and qualifications. With veterans...