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Because the good-looking, well-liked kids crave even more validation than they get simply by walking through the halls, many high schools hold elections about this time every fall to name a homecoming king and queen. Some students take this ritual very...
Tags: Politics, The Detroit News, Students, Local Elections, Culture
The debate over whether to build a football stadium downtown is largely about costs and benefits. Are the additional traffic and other inconveniences associated with bringing one, or perhaps two, football teams to downtown worth tolerating in exchange for...
Dear Amy: I am 47, have bipolar disorder and ADHD, and am seeing a therapist to help me deal with childhood abuse issues. I am very stable (more so than most "sane people," my shrink quips), although I have the occasional bad day (I become withdrawn...
Two years after a Greensburg teenager committed suicide, his family filed a civil lawsuit against the school corporation and four of its employees. Fifteen-year-old Billy Lucas attended Greensburg Community Junior High School before he took his own...
"#Akin" was still trending on Twitter on Tuesday, two days after the Missouri congressman committed a gaffe on rape. And Missouri voters were still reeling from what many viewed as an incendiary choice of words. Republican Todd Akin had until 5 p.m. to...
Tags: Voting, Politics, Crime, Law and Justice, Tony Perkins, Culture
The Hartford CourantVice presidential picks are always judged by their effect on the coming election. They rarely have any. This time could be different. The Democrats' Mediscare barrage is already in full swing. Paul Ryan, it seems, is determined to dispossess grandma,...
Research from the University of Purdue suggests that frequent child abuse by a parent can increase that child’s risk of cancer in adulthood. "People often say that children are resilient and they'll bounce back, but we found that there are...
The comedian Louis Black does a comedy bit on water that should resonate with every Baby Boomer. When we were kids, water was available everywhere and we drank it. We drank it from garden hoses, from fountains, from outside spigots and, in some cases,...
Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans. In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed guns sales to felons...
Conner Haupt has autism. His brother, Nathan, has ADHD. Communicating can be a challenge for both brothers. However, thanks to a unique program offered through the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent, Conner and Nathan are...
(CNN) -- Editor's note: Harry and Rosemary Wong are authors of "The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher." Harry is the recipient of the National Teachers Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award, and Rosemary is the recipient of the...
American VoicesAs the world struggles to deal with its two largest foreign-affairs dilemmas, Syria and Iran, resolutely standing in the way are the BRICs. That's the acronym foreign-policy wonks use for the block of nations that routinely refuses to join the...
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