Karen Ramirez

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Caged Tiger Brought to 'Welcome to the Jungle' Themed Prom at Miami High School Causes Outrage

There was a horse in the club, and now there’s a big cat at the high school prom.<p>Christopher Columbus High School in Miami-Dade, Florida, went all …

Tom Price: Everyone should have health care coverage

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price continues to oppose the Affordable Care Act -- also known as Obamacare -- but he also says he believes everyone should have access to health care.<p>"Nobody wants individuals not to have coverage. We want everybody to have …

Health Care

Israel Kills Dozens at Gaza Border as U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

<b>Right Now:</b> Palestinian officials say at least 58 people have been killed in the latest round of protests.<p>• More than 2,700 Palestinian demonstrators were injured on Monday — at least 1,350 by gunfire — along the border fence with Gaza, the Health Ministry reported. The mass protests began on March …

Rauner Proposes Reinstating Death Penalty for Some Cases

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday proposed the return of the death penalty in Illinois for certain cases. The proposal was part of Rauner's amendatory veto …

Babies made from three people approved in UK

<b>Babies made from two women and one man have been approved by the UK's fertility regulator.</b><p>The historic and controversial move is to prevent children being born with deadly genetic diseases.<p>Doctors in Newcastle - who developed the advanced form of IVF - are expected to be the first to offer the …

Genetics

A Sharp Decline for Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’

Ten months after Inauguration Day, the trend is holding: For late-night hosts, being sharply critical of President Trump is a winning strategy. And that is bad news for “The Tonight Show.”<p>Stephen Colbert, who has made Mr. Trump a nightly target, assumed the top position in the ratings race in …

Social media harms moral development, parents say

<b>A majority of parents in the UK believe social media harms their children's moral development, a survey has suggested.</b><p>Just over half (55%) of 1,700 people with children aged 11 to 17 strongly agreed that social media hinders or undermines moral development.<p>The poll was part of a project by the …

How Should We Respond to Sexual Harassment?

As accusations of sexual misconduct against famous men accumulate, the sheer quantity of dispiriting news is starting to create a confusing blur. The task of responding to sexual harassment and assault feels simultaneously more urgent and more daunting than ever.<p>Society is out of practice at this …

The United Airlines Debacle and the Morality of Capitalism

Father James Martin W82 says that “compassionate management” is the only way to achieve true culture change.<p><i>The video of the United Airlines</i> …

No One Had A Working Moral Compass At Wells Fargo?

Perhaps the most interesting story this past week was the news about Wells Fargo and their stunning attempt to get sales up at any cost. The result …

Brock Turner released from jail after serving 3 months for sexual assault

<b>(CNN) —</b> A prosecutor argued he should spend six years in prison. A judge ruled he should be jailed for six months.<p>And after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman and spending three months behind bars, it took Brock Turner less than 30 seconds to walk out of a California jail Friday.<p>The former …

Santa Clara County

American football is too dangerous, and it should be abolished | Dave Bry

I’d suggest recreating the game without helmets instead, but that’s not going to happen, so we should all just channel our primal bloodlust elsewhere<p>We just completed another regular season of NFL football. Now let’s see if we can make it the last such season ever played. In its current state, …

'I Cheated All Throughout High School'

A teacher gets inside the mind of a serial cheater—and is dismayed by what she learns.<p>Sixty to 70 percent of high-school students report they have cheated. Ninety percent of students admit to having copied another student’s homework. Why is academic dishonesty so widespread? I wrote an article …

Suddenly, the banks all agree: monetary policy doesn't work and governments need to ramp up the spending

Something unusual happened over the summer.<p>Deutsche Bank, Barclays, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch all …

The 2016 Election Is a Disaster Without a Moral

Marge: <i>The moral of the story is that a good deed is its own reward!</i><p>Bart: <i>But we got a reward, the head is cool!</i><p>Marge: <i>Well, then maybe the moral is, no</i> …

Hillary Clinton

Englewood Whole Foods Prices Are MUCH Cheaper Than Lincoln Park's

ENGLEWOOD — You might want to skip your local Whole Foods and head to Englewood the next time you go grocery shopping.<p>When plans were announced to …

A Jewish centrist manifesto

<i>The following is the keynote opening address delivered on June 5 at the AJC Global Forum, the American Jewish Committee’s annual conference in</i> …

Israel

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China needs to fix trade practices, according to White House<p>Video shows rhinoceros ramming car in safari park<p>Pakistan's new prime minister faces …

Human Rights

The Importance of Elie Wiesel

Anti-Semitism<p>The Importance of Elie Wiesel<p>Jonathan S. Tobin / July 3, 2016<p>A<p>By the time he died yesterday at the age of 87, Elie Wiesel had attained a …

Pope Francis inaugurates special Year of Mercy at the Vatican amid fears of terrorism

Crowds of faithful smaller than expected amid concerns the Vatican could be a target for Paris-style terrorist attacks<p>Pope Francis inaugurated a special year of Mercy at the Vatican on Tuesday but fears of terrorism meant that the crowds in St Peter’s Square were much more modest than expected.<p>The …

Obama urges global help for Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland -- President Obama urged the world Wednesday to help Ukraine as it faces economic challenges, Russian threats and separatist violence in the eastern and southern regions.<p>"We're confident that Ukraine can, in fact, be a thriving, vital democracy that has strong relationships with …

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative …