Angela Jacobs

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Student Says His Is Too Smart For First Grade The Principals Response Is Hilarious

The Roots of Baltimore’s Riot

U.S.<p>Search<p>BizarreCricket Players Caught Tampering With the Ball. Welcome to 'Sandpapergate.'<p>Television<i>The Americans</i> Becomes a Tragedy in Season …

As police killings show, the African American community needs more change

The terrible images are sharp and clean, and they seem to show what common sense says has been happening all along: A white police officer — unnecessarily and unlawfully — took aim and killed an unarmed black man. For once, the white officer was quickly charged with murder.<p>What happened to Walter …

We're not seeing more police shootings, just more news coverage

<b>(CNN) —</b> It feels like every week, a name is added to the list: another man, often black and unarmed, has died at the hands of police.<p>Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Jason Harrison, Walter Scott, Eric Harris, Freddie Gray, to name a few.<p>The headlines make it feel as if the country is …

Protesters Demand 'Justice' in Freddie Gray's Death

Dozens of protesters took to the streets on Monday to decry the death of a 25-year-old Baltimore man who died Sunday.<p>Freddy Gray died a week after an encounter with police that left him with a severed spine, according to a lawyer for his family. Gray had been arrested for yet-undisclosed reasons …

True Colors: Hollywood's Diversity Dilemma

Published Apr 1, 2015 8:00 AM<p>For the second year in a row, the Hollywood Diversity Report from the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American …

Epic tragedy: 800,000 Nigerian kids displaced by Boko Haram, violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> The abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls a year ago this week captured global attention and inspired the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls, but the horrors for Nigeria's children are widespread.<p>"Around 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast …

Police Search for Gunman Who Killed Wayne Community College Employee

The gunman police were searching for, who fatally shot a North Carolina community college employee and sent the campus into lockdown Monday, is considered armed and dangerous, officials said ten hours after the manhunt began.<p>Wayne Community College spokeswoman Tara Humphries said a lone suspect …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Someday, Doctors Could Prescribe You Video Games For Your Brain

This video game could actually be a medical therapy. Researchers are testing it in patients with cognitive disorders, like simultaneous autism and ADHD, although skeptics question so-called "brain games" in general.<p>You're a bright-yellow alien cruising down a river with icebergs at every sharp …

This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain

We know that too much sugar is bad for our waistlines and our heart health, but now there's mounting evidence that high levels of sugar consumption can also have a negative effect on brain health -- from cognitive function to psychological wellbeing.<p>While sugar is nothing to be too concerned about …

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

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How to Strengthen Your Mind and Improve Your Brain’s Health

<b>Stretch and strengthen your mind with reading – just be sure to read different books in different genres!</b><p>This morning I read a great article on …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

'Wish me luck': Chris Rock posts selfies of police stops

<b>(CNN) —</b> Comedian Chris Rock made light of racial disparities in police treatment of whites and blacks with a tongue-in-cheek guide to not being beaten by the police.<p>He encapsulated the frustration and grief caused by a New York grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death …

See All the Best Looks from the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards Red Carpet

It was all about the cutouts at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The stars stepped out at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for the second …