College students around US march to demand tuition-free education and protest loan debt

College students around US march to demand tuition-free education and protest loan debt

Reuters Students held demonstrations on university campuses across the United States on Thursday to protest ballooning student loan debt for higher education and rally for tuition-free public colleges. The demonstrations, dubbed the Million Student March, were planned just two days after thousands of fast-food workers took to the streets in a nationwide day of action

Defense Secretary Carter fires senior military assistant over ‘allegations of misconduct’

Defense Secretary Carter fires senior military assistant over ‘allegations of misconduct’

Reuters U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday he had removed his senior military assistant, Lieutenant General Ron Lewis, from his position “after learning about allegations of misconduct.” Carter said he had referred the matter to the inspector general of the Defense Department. “The Department of the Army will then take action as appropriate,”

Tom Cruise is ‘freaking out’ over Leah Remini’s Scientology tell-all: ‘She’s evil in his mind’

Tom Cruise is ‘freaking out’ over Leah Remini’s Scientology tell-all: ‘She’s evil in his mind’

International Business Times

Tom cruise is reportedly “freaking out” about the claims by Leah Remini in her new book “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology,” which follows her 20/20 interview last month criticizing Cruise and his former wife Katie Holmes, along with Scientology. The report follows claims last week that Cruise was furious with his wife for apologizing to Remini.…

Where have all the tropical cyclones gone?

Where have all the tropical cyclones gone?

Climate Central By Andrea Thompson, Climate Central After several weeks of hurricanes setting records left and right, the ocean basins of the world have gone quiet: There are no tropical cyclones anywhere around the globe right now. With #Kate going extra-tropical, there are no active tropical cyclones anywhere around the globe. pic.twitter.com/4t6LFb4cr4 — Philip Klotzbach

Creationist Ken Ham says his Noah’s Ark amusement park will open in July 2016

Creationist Ken Ham says his Noah’s Ark amusement park will open in July 2016

Reuters A controversial Noah’s Ark-themed amusement park in Kentucky will open on July 7, 2016 and should attract 1.4 million people annually, the park’s founder said on Thursday. Currently under construction in Williamstown, northern Kentucky, Ark Encounter will include a full-sized wooden replica of the ship from the Biblical story of Noah and the great

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: ‘If this poop swastika existed wouldn’t there be a picture of it?’

David Edwards Fox News host Jon Scott on Thursday suggested that former University of Missouri President Tim Wolf had been forced out unfairly because students could not produce evidence of a “poop swastika” that had been reportedly seen in a school bathroom. Wolf resigned last week after the school’s football team refused to play because