King, Messiah: New baby names suggest high hopes Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
Fred LeBrun: Governor's charter school baloney blitz New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is reining in charter schools in Gotham, where most of the state's 259 charters exist. Good for him. Partially reversing a policy by former mayor and big charter booster Billionaire Bloomberg that gave free space to some charters in existing public school buildings, de Blasio canceled three of these "co-locations," as they are called. Those charters will now ... 03/3/2014 - 1:33 am | View Link
ERACISM: A dark decade of KLAN activity aimed at local Latinos Clippings compiled as part of the Boulder County Latino History Project, led by retired University of Colorado history professor Marjorie McIntosh, paint a sordid picture of the KKK’s activities in Boulder County. 02/27/2014 - 3:54 pm | View Link
the STORY with two far different cultures some say will bring just strife. A DIFFERENT SHADE OF LOVING, a different color of life. 02/14/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Link
Parents Outraged Over NYC's School Suicide Note Assignment Like Us on Facebook According to The New York Post, outraged parents of York Prep students consider ... the May Boatwright character from the best-selling movie and film “The Secret Life of Bees,” the paper added. More specifically, it asked students ... 06/12/2013 - 3:52 am | View Link
Teachers, parents angry at NRA's guns-in-schools proposal Superintendent Hank Grishman of the Jericho, N.Y., schools on Long Island said he is outraged by the idea ... We care about the President, so we protect him with armed Secret Service agents. Members of Congress work in offices surrounded by armed Capitol ... 12/21/2012 - 8:17 am | View Link
Bailey Magnet students, parents outraged after secret JPS plan revealed 16 WAPT News has learned Friday about a secret Jackson Public Schools plan that is causing outrage among students and parents. Under a new rezoning plan, Bailey Magnet High School will be closed and the middle-school APAC students will be moved into that ... 04/27/2012 - 10:46 am | View Link
Parents force school to ditch 'costly' fruit break A number of schools around the country have since scrapped fruit ... Sweden's EU Minister Birgitta Ohlsson says she is saddened and outraged that secret talks with Romania about the Central European 10/11/2011 - 5:00 am | View Link
Teens urged 'tell parents' of abortion Parents were yesterday outraged school counsellors allowed teenage girls to have secret abortions. Yvonne Timaloa, a mother of two young daughters, said she was horrified that schools and teenage girls had the right to keep abortion secret. "Schools that ... 05/15/2011 - 11:20 am | View Link
PUBLIC SCHOOL SUCKS: Parents Outraged Over Classroom ... The father of a 13 year-old girl who was upset by a classroom poster that listed sex acts was shocked to hear that the poster is part of her school’s health and ... 04/23/2014 - 9:07 am | View Website
Berkeley Parents Network: Anger & Aggression in School ... First of all, sorry to hear your child is having difficulties. It seems like more and more children are having more and more behavioral differences, that ... 04/23/2014 - 4:35 am | View Website
Berkeley Parents Network: School-aged Kids' Friends This will sound harsh (and I'm sorry for that) but it isn't our job as parents to protect our children from these difficult lessons. It is painful - for ... 04/23/2014 - 1:50 am | View Website
NYC Public School Parents: New York Parents Outraged by ... “Parents are tired of having education policy in this state hijacked by deep-pocketed billionaires who do not send their own children to public school ... 03/31/2014 - 8:30 am | View Website
NYC Public School Parents See the great new video below made by filmmaker Michael Elliot, explaining why so many NYC parents are having their children refuse the state exams this year. 03/29/2014 - 8:54 am | View Website
Two millennia after the first Christian martyrs' blood stained Rome, the temptation of, and fascination with, religious relics endures.
"The Crusades were all about generating relics," says David Morgan, a Duke University professor for religious studies.
The series of wars, waged by European Christians to regain the Holy Land from Muslims, saw Crusaders bring back "hundreds and hundreds" of relics from Jerusalem, from Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) and other places steeped in Christian history.
In 1991, the so-called "sacred chin" of St.
Inside a chapel on the edges of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche.
Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman shot him in the stomach in St.
A celebration of the 407th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement, is set for May 10.
Jamestown Day will feature a variety of entertainment and educational programs at two local attractions.
Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.
The ranches say they are using draft horses, the diesels of the horse world, in ever greater numbers to make sure they don't lose out on income from potential customers of any size who come out to get closer to the West of yesteryear.
"Even though a person might be overweight, or, you know, heavier than the average American, it's kind of nice we can provide a situation where they can ride with their family," said wrangler T.