At Least 6 Confirmed Dead In Texas Tornadoes (VIDEO)

A rash of tornados slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight.

A rash of tornados slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm scattered bodies, flattened homes and threw trailers onto cars. In Granbury, the worst-hit city, a tornado tore through two neighborhoods around 8 p.m.

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Post-Sandy Hook: Bulletproof Whiteboards Used By Schools For Protection

The products are a godsend for some, yet others are targeting the company for profiting off tragedy.

In 2003, a 17-year-old student in a rural Minnesota community walked into his high school armed with a .22 caliber pistol and hunted down two of his classmates, killing one with a shot to the head and another with a shot to the chest. Ten years after the carnage caused by Jason McLaughlin, who has since been sentenced to life in prison, the

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A Tale Of Two White Men

A Tale Of Two White Men Suppose there are two men living on your street, one each on opposite sides of your house. Both are White, young adults of approximately 25 years of age. Neither has much in the way of friends that you can tell, and they seem isolated from both the community and […]

A Tale Of Two White MenSuppose there are two men living on your street, one each on opposite sides of your house. Both are White, young adults of approximately 25 years of age. Neither has much in the way of friends that you can tell, and they seem isolated from both the community and their respective families. They are both working- to

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Child Hunger: On Full Display In Greece, But No Less Serious In The US

Leonidas Nikas is an elementary school principal in Greece. Recently, he has noticed something he wholeheartedly thought was impossible in his country — children bent over in hunger pains; children pleading to each other for food; children scouring trash cans for anything edible. “Not in my wildest dreams would I expect to see the situation […]

Leonidas Nikas is an elementary school principal in Greece. Recently, he has noticed something he wholeheartedly thought was impossible in his country -- children bent over in hunger pains; children pleading to each other for food; children scouring trash cans for anything edible. “Not in my wildest dreams would I expect to see the situation we are

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Gun Votes Carry Big Risks For Dems In Rural States

There is little mystery, from a campaign viewpoint, at least, about the eight senators who crossed party lines in Wednesday’s showdown vote on background checks for gun buyers. The four Democrats who voted against broader background checks are from largely rural states that voted heavily against President Barack Obama last fall. Three of the four […]

There is little mystery, from a campaign viewpoint, at least, about the eight senators who crossed party lines in Wednesday's showdown vote on background checks for gun buyers. The four Democrats who voted against broader background checks are from largely rural states that voted heavily against President Barack Obama last fall. Three of the

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LA Teachers Report Rats, Bugs in Classrooms — Breakfast Program To Blame?

Each day, more than 200,000 impoverished elementary school students throughout Los Angeles have access to free, nutritious meals. The meals are made possible by the broader Breakfast in Classrooms (BIC) program, funded by a bevy of private companies, including Wal-Mart. The program provides 25 million kids across the U.S. with healthy meals. Now, a record […]

Each day, more than 200,000 impoverished elementary school students throughout Los Angeles have access to free, nutritious meals. The meals are made possible by the broader Breakfast in Classrooms (BIC) program, funded by a bevy of private companies, including Wal-Mart. The program provides 25 million kids across the U.S. with healthy meals. Now, a

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