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If you think it's a half-baked idea to legally protect kids' rights to play with their food, think again, says one Texas lawmaker. Rep. Ryan Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, has filed a bill that would prohibit schools from punishing students who use their hands, playthings and, yes...
After two years of poor academic performance, teachers and administrators at Dwight Middle School have now been told that the Texas Education Agency is taking the action they've been dreading. Ed Suarez, South San Spokesman, said the school is going to be reconstituted. "...
The stepfather of Michael Brown is under investigation for an emotional outburst following a grand jury’s decision to not indict the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who fatally shot his stepson. “Burn this b---- down,” Louis Head was heard repeatedly saying after the decision...
A man who posted nude photos of his ex-girlfriend without her consent on her employer’s Facebook page is the first person to be convicted under California’s “revenge porn” law, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office reported Monday. Noe Iniguez, 36, of Los Angeles was sentenced...
The percentage of Americans who believe having a gun in the house makes it a safer place to be (63%) has nearly doubled since 2000, when about one in three agreed with this. Three in 10 Americans say having a gun in the house makes it a more dangerous place. Gallup originally...
A Maine court has awarded the family of a transgender girl $75,000 in a settlement of her discrimination lawsuit against a school district where administrators made her use a staff, not student, bathroom. Nicole Maines won her lawsuit against the Orono school district in January...
Larry Steven McQuilliams, the man who went on a shooting rampage in Austin Friday morning, was part of an anti-government, religious extremist group. Federal and local officials released that information Monday as well as saying a map was recovered with a total of 34 targets...
Several lawmakers took to the House floor Monday evening to make the “Hands up, don’t shoot,” gesture to protest the police shooting of the unarmed Ferguson teen, Michael Brown. “Hands up, don’t shoot. It’s a rallying cry of people all across America who are fed up with police...
The vast majority of students at American public colleges do not graduate on time, according to a new report from Complete College America, a nonprofit group based in Indianapolis. “Students and parents know that time is money,” said the report, called “Four-Year Myth.” “The...