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LISTEN AND DISCUSS: Do you support free lunch and dinner programs for students? LOS ANGELES – The second largest school district in the U.S. is doubling the number of students served free dinner, with the idea of eventually offering it at every Los Angeles school. It's a growing...
Duke University has abandoned its plan to transform the bell tower on the Methodist school’s neo-gothic cathedral into a minaret where the Muslim call to prayer was to be publicly broadcast. “Duke remains committed to fostering an inclusive, tolerant and welcoming campus for all...
LOS ANGELES – The second largest school district in the U.S. is doubling the number of students served free dinner, with the idea of eventually offering it at every Los Angeles school. It's a growing trend: Nationwide, the number of students served dinner or an after-school...
The Obama administration is proposing new rules aimed at making food served at day-care centers healthier that would ban on-site frying and qualify tofu as a meat alternative. The proposal, published by the Agriculture Department in the Federal Register on Thursday, requires day...
A transgender couple raising two sons are preparing for the day they will have to sit their children down and tell them that it was their father who gave birth to them. That's not all either, as that same day the boys will also learn that it was their mother who got their father...
Here are a few clips of today's show from some callers who had something to say about this story...... A Papa John’s pizza delivery driver in Georgia is worried she will lose her job after she shot an armed robber in self-defense Sunday night. The employee was making a delivery...
A Papa John’s pizza delivery driver in Georgia is worried she will lose her job after she shot an armed robber in self-defense Sunday night. The employee was making a delivery in Decatur when she says she was ambushed by a man wielding a gun. “She arrived at the location and a...
The United States has been at war with radical Islamist terrorism for at least 35 years, starting with the November 1979 Iranian seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and taking of 52 American hostages. President Jimmy Carter , in his State of the Union address two months later...
It was a one-mile walk home from a Silver Spring park on Georgia Avenue on a Saturday afternoon. But what the parents saw as a moment of independence for their 10-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter, they say authorities viewed much differently. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv...