Alejandra Orozco

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Digging for remains of up to 7 Michigan girls ends for day

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Excavation for the remains of up to seven girls reported missing decades ago has ended for the day in a wooded area …

Father punched after spying on daughter's kiss at party using app linked to CCTV

A father who spied on his teenage daughter's party using a mobile phone app connected to his home CCTV system was hit by the boy he caught kissing her after he rushed home.<p>James Shaw was supposed to be out for the night with his wife while one of his daughter's invited a few friends over for the …

Cold case mystery: Wife charged with murder 17 years later

TALLAHASSEE — Denise Merrell Williams was planning to spend Tuesday evening celebrating her daughter’s 19th birthday.<p>Instead, six law enforcement officers descended on her office at Florida State University, locked her in handcuffs and hauled her off to jail on charges she murdered her husband and …

Crime

Killer Entertainment: Why Do We Love Reading About Serial Killers?

I’m writing this less than twenty-four hours after law enforcement arrested the so-called Golden State Killer at his home in a suburban neighborhood near Sacramento, California. Until yesterday, he’d been a ghost for four decades — a brutal memory for some, a white whale for detectives, a series of …

Parents of Alabama football player injured in hazing attack file suit for $12 million

An Alabama school district finds itself in an ocean of hot water after the parents of a freshman football player who was allegedly hazed following an …

High school student charged with recruiting classmates to smuggle drugs from Mexico

A high school senior in Chula Vista was charged Monday in federal court with recruiting classmates to smuggle drugs from Mexico into the United …

An Experiment Had Kids Bully One Plant & Compliment Another & The Results Are Amazing

I can still hear my mother’s age-old warning loud and clear in my mind: “If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” Like most …

Dick's Sporting Goods Says It Will Stop Selling Assault Rifles

In response to the shooting in Parkland, Florida, the CEO announced that the company will stop selling assault-style rifles.<p>As a direct result of the devastating high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, earlier this month, one of the most popular sporting retailers is changing its approach to …

Confessions Of A Celebrity Tattoo Artist

<i>JonBoy is a celebrity tattoo artist at Bang Bang Tattoo in New York City. He has worked in the industry for 18 years, and specializes in minimal</i> …

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade

How to get your audience more engaged by making them laugh.<p>David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was …

Here's What Happens When Your Mom Or Dad Steals Your Identity

Minors are attractive targets for identity theft. Because they're young, they have clean credit reports, and most don't discover the theft until they reach adulthood.<p><b>At just 4 years old</b>, Kevin Barnaby Jr. has already had two Capital One credit card accounts, $941 in debt, and a $2,911 federal tax …

How Celebrity Kids Took Over the Modeling Industry

Want to get ahead in fashion? Have a famous parent.<p>“People are always going to speculate and people are always going to wonder, ‘Could she have done it without her parents being who they are?’ And I’ve always thought, in this industry, your parents can’t really get you that far.”<p>That’s what …

How Virtual Reality Affects Actual Reality

Book Talk<p>The technology helps quarterbacks learn plays, first responders recover from PTSD, and everyone get a grip on climate change.<p>Since tech wizard Jaron Lanier made virtual reality popular in the 1990s, many claims have been made about its transformative power. Most of these have proved to be …

Virtual Reality

These are the victims of the Florida school shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> A football coach. An athletic director. And young, eager and forward-looking students.<p>They were among the 17 people killed by a gunman Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.<p>Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that all families who lost loved …

Florida

You can now build your own AR filters with Snapchat’s Lens Studio app for Mac

Snapchat has become known for its viral AR filters and today the company is making it easier for anyone to take a stab at designing them. As announced in a company blog post, Snap has released a new Lens Studio design app for macOS and Windows in an effort to spur AR growth and creativity…<p>Snap …

Snapchat boss Evan Spiegel on the app that made him one of the world's youngest billionaires

With Facebook snapping at his heels, the Snap Inc founder needs to offer something more than selfies with a dog’s ears. He explains why his relaunched app could have the answer to fake news and filter bubbles<p>If you spend enough time in the tech industry, certain cultural touchstones become …

Snapchat launches augmented reality developer platform Lens Studio

Snapchat is finally opening up so outside developers can help it offer infinite augmented reality experiences beyond those it designs in-house. Today, Snap launches the Lens Studio AR developer tool for desktops so anyone can create World Lenses that place interactive, imaginary 3D objects in your …

Super-Modified: The Behance Book of Creative Work

The first-ever art & design book to source content exclusively from the Behance community, Super-Modified presents a bleeding-edge look at the trends …

2 teenagers accused of planning attack on classmates and school staffers

Police found weapons and a diary containing threats for an alleged attack in Georgia.

Learning How Bullying Happens In Order To Prevent It

One in four students report being bullied, but not all say they are bullied the same way. And some students are more likely to experience bullying than others.<p>That's what one new survey found after posing questions to more than 180,000 students across 412 schools between 2012 and 2017. The data, …

How to Teach Kids About Bullying

The founder of the Bullying Prevention Program and one of the world's foremost bullying experts offers some advice.<p>The best way to teach children …

Do Parents' Views on Gifted Education Vary by Ethnicity?

A recent study found that families of color at a New York City school were less willing than white families to “game” the system by prepping their kids for admissions tests to gifted-and-talented programs.<p>Is getting your child into a gifted-and-talented program a mark of good parenting? How you …

New York City

Should a Racist Grade Your Papers? Students Discover White Supremacists Teaching at Their Universities

Whenever I see Ku Klux Klan rallies or skinheads marching, instead of hate, I am always filled with a sense of curiosity. What do white supremacists …

#MeToo: See Beyond the Hashtag

#MeToo is all over my social media. It hurts and yet, it does help. These two terrible words are being posted by friends, family and people I do not know at all. And yes, #MeToo.<p>But the shared pain is remarkably empowering. You can literally feel how it helps. You’re not the only one.<p>And yet, it is …

Utah Cheerleaders Caught on Video Chanting Racial Slurs; School District Whitesplains Their Actions

Racism hits the heartland in the form of cheery, blond cheerleaders gleefully chanting the n-word.<p>Recently, a gaggle of Utah high school teens got …

20,000 DACA teachers at risk — and your kids could feel the fallout, too

Growing up in metro Atlanta, Yehimi Adriana Cambrón Álvarez could see Cross Keys High School from her bedroom window.<p>Born in Morelia, in Mexico’s central Michoacán state, a place especially hard-hit by the country’s drug war, she was brought to De Kalb County, Ga., as a child. Cambrón grew up as an …

Immigration

What Students With Dyslexia Need -- But Aren't Getting -- From Schools - Education Writers Association

When it comes to education reform, lawmakers and teachers often find themselves at cross-purposes. Lawmakers want to enact sweeping legislation aimed …

KKK Starts Targeting High Schools, Goes Recruiting in Parking Lot Outside NC School Football Game 

The Ku Klux Klan targeted a high school football game this weekend in North Carolina, putting recruitment flyers on vehicles at the Friday-night game …

How Florida's Schools Are Welcoming Puerto Ricans

School districts are taking in hundreds of students and hiring teachers as they flee the damage of Hurricane Maria.<p>As districts across the country brace for thousands of new students fleeing Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria last month, the schools in Orlando, Florida, have …

Education

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

High School