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System of positive rewards to reduce student discipline takes off in California

An estimated 1 in 4 schools in the state are implementing the approach.

Melania Trump aide blasts rumours as Kimmel show books Stormy Daniels

Porn star who is claimed to have had an affair with Donald Trump before he was president will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live<p>Melania Trump has broken her silence about the speculation over her marriage amid rumours regarding her husband’s fidelity.<p>The first lady’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, on …

Donald Trump

Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, but Backed Off When White House Counsel Threatened to Quit

WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White House counsel threatened to resign rather than carry out the directive.<p>…

CNN Is Closing Down Beme, YouTube Star Casey Neistat’s Video Company

CNN acquired Beme in late 2016 with hopes that it would become a major piece of its digital business. Now Neistat’s leaving the company.<p>In late 2016, CNN plunked down millions of dollars to purchase Beme, the video-sharing app started by YouTube star Casey Neistat.<p>CNN had big plans for Neistat, a …

Jeff Sessions Publishes Strange Op-Ed In 'USA Today' & Its Contents Are A Sack Of Lies

Donald Trump has been in office for just over one year at this point, which is long enough for there to be at least preliminary data about the state …

Feel the pain of the poor and immigrants, pope says at Easter Vigil | Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, leading the world’s Roman Catholics into Easter, urged them on Saturday not to ignore the plight of immigrants, the poor and other vulnerable people.<p>Pope Francis baptizes a young boy during the Easter vigil mass in Saint Peter's basilica at the Vatican, April …

Christianity

White House blocks news organizations from press briefing

CNN and other news outlets were blocked on Friday from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs.<p>The decision struck veteran White House journalists as unprecedented in …

Donald Trump

Vatican communications czar says losing money 'robs the poor'

Rapid changes in technology and systems of communication require acute adaptation from the Church. The digital world, described by the last popes as …

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts could vote against Betsy DeVos for education secretary — but he owes her

Allies of public education are beating the bushes for one more GOP U.S. senator willing to stand up for kids and families and vote against confirming …

Protesters leave LAX after rallies against President Trump's Immigration Crackdown

1 year ago<p>LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Protesters left Los Angeles International Airport early today after a day in which thousands rallied against President …

Conway: Dems trying to humiliate Cabinet picks

Kellyanne Conway, incoming counselor to Donald Trump, on Wednesday accused Democrats of “humiliating and trying to embarrass” the president-elect’s Cabinet nominees and called their rapid-fire questioning of Betsy DeVos, his pick for education secretary, “reprehensible.”<p>“This idea of humiliating …

Donald Trump

Home Footage of Kanye West and His Family Surfaces

We wouldn’t be out of pocket to say that <b>Kanye West</b> ended 2016 on a low point. The Chicago rapper was hospitalized for depression and paranoia, after …

The Senate Begins the Process of Repealing Obamacare

On Wednesday, the Senate will begin debate on a resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.<p>Senate Budget Committee …

Which senators will call it quits?

Retirement rumors are swirling, and the decisions could roil the 2018 Senate midterm election.<p>Orrin Hatch and Dianne Feinstein will be 84 and 85 years old, respectively, on Election Day 2018. If that thought alone isn’t tiring enough, here’s another way of looking at it: If they run and win, both …

Elections

Harry Reid Slams Potential 2020 Dems As ‘Old Folks Home’ Candidates

Retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid took a swipe at potential 2020 Democratic candidates for the presidency and described the group as an “old …

The extinction crisis is far worse than you think

Vanishing<p>The extinction crisis is far worse than you think.<p>Scroll, swipe, or arrow down to begin<p>In all of Earth's history, there have been five mass extinction events. You can see them charted here.<p>Now, we’re on the verge of the sixth extinction. And three-quarters of all species could …

Extinction

Obama cozied up to China and battled Putin. Trump is doing the exact opposite.

Get ready for some turbulence.<p>President Barack Obama has spent his two terms in office working to build closer ties with China while seeking to isolate and punish Vladimir Putin’s Russia.<p>Eight years later, Moscow is subject to painful US sanctions and continued public criticism from Obama and his …

Geopolitics

In North Carolina, defeated GOP governor signs law to weaken his Democratic successor

Defying protesters and legal threats from his successor, North Carolina's outgoing Republican Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday signed a hastily passed bill designed to strip power from the incoming Democratic governor and his party. A second bill with similar intentions now awaits McCrory's …

North Carolina

Gov. Brown to Trump: 'We’ve got Scientists, We’ve Got Lawyers and We’re Ready to Fight'

By Sydney Robinson<p>Though Donald Trump's reign of terror includes the promise to revoke all progress made on the climate change front, certain elected …

Pentagon demands China return US underwater drone

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Pentagon is demanding that China return an "unlawfully seized" underwater drone after a Chinese warship took the device from waters near a US oceanographic vessel.<p>"We call upon China to return our UUV immediately, and to comply with all of its obligations under international law," …

Warren and Booker polish their 2020 resumes

The potential presidential contenders nab committee assignments that will bolster their foreign policy chops.<p>Democratic Sens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren, two rising stars in the party who are already talked about as presidential contenders in 2020, are taking committee assignments next year …

Rand Paul: “I’m an automatic ‘No'” on John Bolton

The chyron on ABC’s This Week Sunday asked, “Will Rand Paul Take On Trump Admin?”<p>When it comes to John Bolton, yes, he will.<p>“I think John Bolton is …

Obama won't declassify Senate 'torture report' now, but will preserve it

President Barack Obama has moved to preserve a Senate report on harsh interrogation tactics used by the CIA during the war on terror, but he's passed up options that could have led to declassification of broad swaths of the review in the near future.<p>Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), other …

Lawsuit challenges Texas rule requiring burial for aborted fetuses

<b>(CNN) —</b> A lawsuit was filed against the state of Texas on Monday seeking to halt new rules mandating the burial or cremation of aborted fetal remains.<p>The Texas Department of State Health Services approved the measure last week. The new regulations require women's health clinics to bury or cremate …

San Antonio

Venezuela shuts border with Colombia as cash crisis escalates

Venezuela just made it harder for its citizens to escape the country's cash crisis.<p>President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday night that he's closing the country's border with Colombia for 72 hours as Venezuelans rush to exchange bills before they become invalid later this week. He accused "mafias" …

This Woman Clapped Back To An Anti-Gay Neighbor Using Christmas Lights

Jingle all the gay.<p>"Basically she told us she moved here to get her children away from the gays," Magnusson said. "She went on to tell us how horrified she was when her son got turned down for prom because the girl was already planning on going with her girlfriend."<p>Magnusson was not okay with the …