The Oakland Unified school board in California voted unanimously last week to eliminate willful defiance as a reason to suspend any student.
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May 22, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT
May 22, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT
A sweet 16 birthday party Sunday in Levittown, Pa. came to a sudden messy end. Some might consider it ‘plane disgusting.’WTXF reports, the incident happened while Joe Cambray was holding a birthday party for his stepdaughter, Jacinda. While guests were playing horseshoes and swimming, something dropped out of the sky.
May 21, 2015, 2:27 PM EDT
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told Hartford Seminary graduates last week, “students ought to be able to go to college, they go to college for free in Germany.”“We believe that the students ought to be able to go to college, they go to college for free in Germany. They’re not bigger than us, they are not richer than us -how can they send their kids to school for free and we cannot?” Ellison said.
May 21, 2015, 10:58 AM EDT
The faith of a little boy was on full display at a Waffle House in Alabama a few weeks ago. WSFA-TV reports, 5-year-old Josiah Duncan and his mom, Ava Faulk were dining at the restaurant when something special happened."We saw a man who was dirty holding a bag with his bike outside," Faulk recalled.Josiah was so troubled by the man's appearance he started peppering his mom with questions.
May 20, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT
A Stockton, California woman is angry because she claims she was denied housing for only speaking Spanish.According to KTXL, Felipa Angulo often acts as her mother’s translator.Angulo claims her translation skills didn’t help in obtaining a rental from the Sunrise Apartment Complex, earlier this week.
May 20, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT
Iraq Vet and double amputee Noah Galloway took third in the finale of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars Tuesday night.
May 19, 2015, 2:01 PM EDT
17-year old Zack Clements, known to many as the “Miracle Kid”, was released from the hospital last Sunday and returned back home to Brownwood, Texas.According to KTVT, the teen had collapsed earlier in the month while running in P.E. class. He was without a heartbeat and oxygen for nearly 20 minutes before he was revived. Clements says during the time many believed he was dead, he saw Jesus.
May 19, 2015, 7:48 AM EDT
Iraq veteran and double amputee Noah Galloway, received the lowest score of any competitor for the first dance of Monday night’s Dancing With the Stars but received a perfect score for his second performance.
May 18, 2015, 12:42 PM EDT
Bono performs (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) - U2’s lead singer Bono defends basing some of the band’s business affairs in the Netherlands saying, “it is our sovereign right to be tax competitive.”
May 18, 2015, 10:43 AM EDT
A 29-year old woman was arrested last week for allegedly faking cancer to con the state of Arizona into using taxpayer money to pay for her late-term abortion.According to KNXV, court documents say Chalice Renee Zeitner made up a story about having cancer in order to qualify for an abortion while on Arizona’s Medicaid insurance, and forged a doctor’s note to support her claim.
May 15, 2015, 12:47 PM EDT
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) says when it comes to taxes, “we don’t have enough to do what the government - and do what the country needs the government to do and that’s the problem.”
May 14, 2015, 12:03 PM EDT
A Florida man is behind bars amidst allegations he ran over ducks with a lawnmower.According to WPEC-TV, 24-year old landscaper Jason Falbo is in custody at the Palm Beach County jail and faces 9-counts of animal cruelty charges.
May 13, 2015, 2:03 PM EDT
An Air Force Cadet who suffered a massive heart attack in late March, is back home in Virginia.WTVR reports, more than six weeks after suffering a cardiac arrest Hailey Lane was released from the hospital last week.Her mom Brigid Lane says she’s convinced that prayers pushed Hailey through this ordeal.
May 13, 2015, 10:36 AM EDT
A nursing student in Pennsylvania who twice failed to pass a required course has filed a federal lawsuit against the university.According to the Citizens’ Voice newspaper website, Jennifer Burbella is alleging she “broke down and wept more than once” during a final exam because her professor didn’t do enough to help her.
May 12, 2015, 10:27 AM EDT
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) says with budgets like the GOP plan, “the have-nots of this country will rise up like the people in Baltimore.”During an interview last week on WABE radio’s “A Closer Look” program Johnson said he voted against the GOP budget measure because of its domestic spending cuts and added that its passage could result in violence.
May 12, 2015, 8:14 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Double amputee and Iraq veteran Noah Galloway proposed to girlfriend army reservist Jamie Boyd after dancing a Viennese Waltz during Monday’s semi-finals of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars.
May 8, 2015, 2:16 PM EDT
“We have a bill we’re going to drop in the next few weeks to put a salad bar – the goal is to put a salad bar in every single school in the United States of America,” Rep. Tim Ryan said.
May 7, 2015, 10:54 AM EDT
18 year-old Montrez Jefferies recently stumbled upon a $500 money order and was eager to get it back to its owner.According to WTVD-TV, his decision wasn't an easy one because he's a homeless teenager.Jefferies lives at the Durham Rescue Mission's Center for Hope in Durham, N.C.
May 6, 2015, 11:47 AM EDT
A Cinco de Mayo related baseball ad at California State University, Sacramento has caused some controversy.KTXL-TV reports that Sac State’s spirit group, Green Army, posted an Instagram ad for the baseball game between Sac State and UC Davis that falls on Cinco de Mayo.
May 6, 2015, 10:54 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Double amputee and Iraq vet Noah Galloway has made it into the semi-finals on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars.