President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey on Saturday, ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup. Turkish authorities also detained a nephew of Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating […]
Troye Sivan, the Australian singer and songwriter who has made it big in the U.S., will be teaming up with tennis champions like Novak Djokovic and Rafel Nadal on the occasion of Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis center. Show More Summary
You don't need to compromise on your child's nutrition in order to make those crazy weekday mornings a little easier. If you're in need of some portable breakfast options that your kiddo can eat while on the go, these are the recipes to consider. Not only are these 15 ideas healthy, but they'll also bring that much-needed convenience to your hectic schedule.
Nigerian girls have the right to wear the hijab headscarf to school.
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The year was 1962. I had just been selected to attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) at an Air Force base in Texas. I knew it would be a very tough six-month course — it turned out to be even tougher — but there was one bright spot. After three months, I would get a one-week [...] The post Military Weekend: On Military Family Separations appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
SCREAMING CAMPUS GARBAGE BABIES DON’T EMERGE FROM A VACUUM. The School that Banned Clapping: A school in Sydney [Australia] has banned clapping at assemblies in favour of “silent cheering”, “excited faces” and “punching the air”. The rule was introduced to respect a teacher with a hearing condition that causes sensitivity to noise, said New South […]
THE NEURAL UNDERPINNINGS OF VOLITION? This Johns Hopkins University press release says researchers at the school have glimpsed “the human brain making a purely voluntary decision to act.” The research team asked ““What parts of the brain are involved in free choice?” An implication: “Now that scientists have a way to track choices made from […]
This teenager says his guidance counselor told him he was going to have to wear a bright green wristband so teachers could force him into the girls' bathroom. More » Teen Sues School for Trying to Make Trans Students Wear Identifying Wristbands is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
With the failed/staged Turkish coup quickly fading from memory and media attention, just as Erdogan likes it, and opposition from "western democracies" to a historic purge virtually non-existant aside from the occasional media soundbite,...Show More Summary
The question, asked to me by a new first-year medical student, seemed simple enough: “There are a lot of different types of reflex hammers out there — which one should I buy?” As with so many things in medicine, however, I knew that my answer wouldn’t be so straightforward. As I prepared to answer, I […]
The year was 1999. Buffy the Vampire Slayer let us enjoy high school hell, NSYNC and Britney Spears ruled the radio, and the country looked forward to the sane and sensible presidency of Al Gore. Then we started hearing about three college students that went missing in rural Maryland, and how their film footage was […]
WaPo: Is Chief Counsel Retaliating Against IRS Attorney Who Blew Whistle On Multi-Billion Dollar Black Liquor Tax Credit Giveaway? Grads Of Mid- And Low-Tier Law Schools Hang Out Their Shingles To Survive In Brutal Job Market IRS Rejects 501(c)(3) Status For DNC Convention As Too Partisan, Causing Donors To Pull...
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PORTLAND — Keith Larson intended to be an accountant. Then several run-ins with the venture capital industry while still in school set him on a completely different path. Today, he is managing director at Intel Capital, one of the most active corporate venture capital investors in the industry. Show More Summary
Effective through Friday, August 12, 2016 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 2,000 bonus United Airlines MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program miles — in addition to the standard MileagePlus miles...Show More Summary
HAPPY TO SEE THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW ON THIS LIST AGAIN: 10 Law Schools Where Alumni Have the Least Debt.
The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people and himself near a Munich shopping mall on Friday owned a book on American school shooters, according to German authorities. The connection stokes fears about how killers sometimes...Show More Summary
A former student at an all-girls boarding school in Troy, NY, says her history teacher bound, gagged, and anally raped her in 1998, an incident she says the school administration covered up by asking her to leave. [ more › ]