Every part of Shawn Northrup's midsummer evening walk with his wife, daughter, grandson, and dog was legal -- including the holstered handgun he openly carried on his hip. But that was not enough to keep Northrup from being disarmed, handcuffed, and threatened with arrest by a police officer.
Based on our work, we have developed standards and criteria for parents and community leaders to quickly gauge the quality of the STEM education programs in their community.
My heart aches for the thousands of people who will lose their lives this year to gun violence. The thousands of families who will mourn their loved ones.
Did the towns have any links to New England -- maybe a special sense of history, a general store or central green? Could I find New Bostonians with a soft spot for the Celtics, or a taste for scrod? It would take a road trip to find out.
1972: walking up the hill to Marietta Junior High School in Ohio, I never imagined I would one day be working in developing nations around the world -- or cooperating with Marietta College to develop the leadership needed to do so.
This is exactly the same argument that was used to justify bans on interracial marriage, and it's essentially saying: "You're free to do whatever you want, as long as you actually do something else."
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Censoring South Florida Sea Level Rise - maybe state employees aren't allowed ...
Pearson's only intended result is to make more and more money. That is why so many people are pissed at Pearson and fighting back against Common Core and Pearson PARCC exams.
When you set out to raise money, you think you're doing it based on the strength of your ideas, but most investors are looking equally if not mostly at the team.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ You Can Believe the Senator With a Snowball OR ... After Senator James In...
The federal budget is a reflection of our nation's priorities. As the budget debate heats up in Washington, Congress must choose between investing in a safe and economically secure America, or siding with special interests and continuing to spend billions on wasteful programs that military leaders do not even want.
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We the people must demand more of our elected officials. We must vote for candidates that will work together and move our country forward rather than hold it back. Until then, expect more of the same from Boehner and his colleagues.
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As a Connecticut Yankee born and bred -- or perhaps I should say born and white-bread, which is how most people think of Connecticut Yankees -- I have always loved history, not just because I am old enough to be historical myself, but because I could never do algebra.