The doom and gloom predictions of the state’s largest teachers union haven’t come to pass more than a year after Deerfield USD 216 faculty opted to boot out the Kansas National Education Association, according to teacher Doug Crandall.
Chances are, the Ice Bucket Challenge is still blowing up your Facebook feed. According to data from Facebook, as of Friday about 15 million people have encountered the fundraising game meant to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis—ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
U.S. intelligence officials were analyzing Wednesday a video released by Islamic militants showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley, focusing on identifying the surrounding landscape and the British accent of his executioner.
Negotiators worked late into the night in an effort to persuade two men barricaded in a home in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and two adults they took hostage.