GOP campaigns whine about debate green rooms

GOP campaigns whine about debate green rooms

Newsweek

In less than 10 hours, Republican presidential candidates will take the stage for the third GOP debate. But it’s the scene backstage that’s riling up several lower-polling GOP campaigns. According to a Politico report, staffers for Chris Christie and Rand Paul are disgruntled about the state of their candidates’ green room spaces at the Coors Event…

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

Washington Times

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

A Texas school district is apologizing after complaints that a seventh-grade teacher gave students an assignment teaching that God is a myth. Jordan Wooley, a Methodist student at West Memorial Junior High School in Katy, said the assignment was to identify “factual claims, commonplace assertions and opinions.” She said she originally answered the statement “there is…

Black teen attacked by school cop has multiple injuries — and is an orphan who recently lost her mother

Black teen attacked by school cop has multiple injuries — and is an orphan who recently lost her mother

Travis Gettys An influential South Carolina Democrat plans to represent a teenage girl thrown to the ground by a school resource officer — and he intends to change a state law that allows police to arrest students for being disruptive in class. Richland County Deputy Ben Fields was fired Wednesday for violating agency policy when

Psychologist: Pharma Bro’s success contains the seed of his eventual destruction

Psychologist: Pharma Bro’s success contains the seed of his eventual destruction

Bethania Palma Markus Negative attention is better than no attention, and ‘Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli is hardly short on it. But a psychologist with Yahoo Health cautioned that while his flagrant narcissism has made him a household name, it could also be his undoing. Karla Ivankovich, professor of psychology at the University of Illinois, Springfield,

Topless protesters slap Missouri city with lawsuit over ‘decency’ ordinance criminalizing breastfeeding women

Topless protesters slap Missouri city with lawsuit over ‘decency’ ordinance criminalizing breastfeeding women

Bethania Palma Markus A lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of two women challenges an indecent exposure ordinance in Springfield, Missouri that they say unfairly targets breastfeeding women. The ordinance has been stirring controversy, and according to the ACLU’s lawsuit, the way it’s worded could render breastfeeding children over 1 year old illegal. Along

Pope says attack on the State of Israel is anti-Semitism

Pope says attack on the State of Israel is anti-Semitism

Newsweek

While meeting with Jewish leaders at the Vatican on Wednesday, Pope Francis reportedly said that attacks on Israel are anti-Semitic, according to the World Jewish Congress (WJC). “To attack Jews is anti-Semitism, but an outright attack on the State of Israel is also anti-Semitism. There may be political disagreements between governments and on political issues, but…