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Elizabeth Sedway, Cancer Patient, Kicked Off Alaska Airlines Flight

A California woman suffering from cancer said she and her family were kicked off an Alaska Airlines flight to San Jose from Hawaii on Monday when an airline worker insisted that she needed a doctor's note to fly.<p>As a result, Elizabeth Sedway missed her chemotherapy appointment on Tuesday.<p>Sedway, …

Mischa Barton, former star of The OC, sues mother over lost earnings

Actress who appeared in Notting Hill and The Sixth Sense as child star alleges in lawsuit that her mother stole money from her<p>Mischa Barton, the actress, has sued her mother, alleging that she stole money throughout her career and made endorsement deals that damaged her reputation.<p>The lawsuit filed …

Mischa Barton is latest actor to sue parent over earnings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a story almost as old as Hollywood — stars taking their parents to court over money they earned as child actors that was …

Siblings

12-Year-Old on Being Denied $20,000 Prize for Winning ESPN Bracket: ‘I’m Irritated’

HAWTHORN WOODS, Ill. (TheBlaze/AP) — A sixth-grade boy from suburban Chicago beat millions in completing a near-perfect bracket predicting the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and finished in a tie for first in ESPN’s annual contest.<p>Sam Holtz said ESPN officials told him Tuesday that is he …

The “Liberal Media Conspiracy” on steroids: Inside the right’s favorite new talking point

<b>Brit Hume, Ann Coulter (Fox News/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Rape. Inequality. Police violence: None of these things actually exist — at least if you work for Fox News!<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>April 8, 2015 3:58pm (UTC)<p>The journalism community is reeling this week after the release of …

Journalism

America is criminalizing Black teachers: Atlanta’s cheating scandal and the racist underbelly of education reform

<b>Former Atlanta Public Schools school research team director Tamara Cotman, center, is led to a holding cell after a jury found her guilty in the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP/Kent D. Johnson)</b><p>Our educational system stacks the deck against Black …

Education

Japan Dissected My Granddad Alive in World War II

Bob Bruner was a teen when he learned the word “vivisection.” Now a Japanese museum is shedding light on the monstrous wartime experiments on his …

Father, 7 kids killed by carbon monoxide poisoning, police say

Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning killed a single father and his seven children in their one-story Maryland Eastern Shore home on Monday, police said.<p>Lloyd Edwards told The Associated Press that his stepson, 36-year-old Rodney Todd, had bought a generator after the power was shut off to the home …

6 modern-day Christian terrorist groups our media conveniently ignores

They don’t get the coverage of ISIS or Boko Haram, but organizations like “The Army of God” are no less dangerous<p>Alex Henderson<p>April 7, 2015 6:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) recently released an in-depth report on terrorism in the …

Glee Series Finale: Ranking the Songs

<i>Glee</i> wrapped its six-season run Friday night with a two-hour finale that evoked the best of the show’s early days.<p>Twelve songs – ranging from the …