Freaked out conservative parents force Kansas teacher out of his job for showing students anti-bullying video

Freaked out conservative parents force Kansas teacher out of his job for showing students anti-bullying video

Tom Boggioni A Kansas middle-school teacher has submitted his resignation after parents complained that he shared an anti-bullying video with his students that is readily available on YouTube. According to the Wichita Eagle, Tom Leahy, who has taught at Conway Springs Middle School since 1997, is currently on leave and is not expected to return

Archaeological mystery solved? Ancient Greek citadel known as the Acra uncovered in Jerusalem

Archaeological mystery solved? Ancient Greek citadel known as the Acra uncovered in Jerusalem

Agence France-Presse Israel’s antiquities body claimed Tuesday to have solved “one of Jerusalem’s greatest archaeological mysteries” by unearthing an ancient Greek citadel — the Acra — buried under a car park. Archaeologists have puzzled for more than a century over the exact location of the Acra, built by Seleucid Emperor Antiochus IV Epiphanes (215-164 BC)

Family questions faith after lamb sacrifice backfires — and cousin is hurled against freeway sign

Family questions faith after lamb sacrifice backfires — and cousin is hurled against freeway sign

Travis Gettys An Armenian-American family performed a lamb sacrifice for an ailing relative — but they’re questioning their faith after he was killed five days later in a spectacular rollover crash. Relatives performed a matagh, or ritual offering, on Oct. 25 for 20-year-old Richard Pananian, who had been battling serious health issues but had overcome