Harvard admissions investigation prompts mixed reactions from Asian-American students
Dec14

Harvard admissions investigation prompts mixed reactions from Asian-American students

iStock/Thinkstock(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) —  To achieve an exceptional college application has become seemingly more and more difficult — at least for certain groups of students. Ben Huynh, a Vietnamese-American born to immigrant parents and raised in…

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Write-in votes still loom over Alabama senate race
Dec14

Write-in votes still loom over Alabama senate race

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — While the final results in Tuesday’s upset victory for Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama’s U.S. Senate special election still won’t be known for a few weeks, the unofficial results from the race show that write-in votes ma…

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Chicago Boy, 4, sharing gift of books with others after reading 100 in a day
Dec14

Chicago Boy, 4, sharing gift of books with others after reading 100 in a day

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A 4-year-old Chicago boy is inspiring others to share the gift of reading after thousands watched him read 100 books in one day on Facebook Live. Caleb Green committed himself to reading 100 different books last Saturday, …

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Substitute teacher barricaded door with couch to protect kids during deadly shooting
Dec08

Substitute teacher barricaded door with couch to protect kids during deadly shooting

iStock/ Thinkstock(AZTEC, N.M)–  A 74-year-old substitute teacher and a custodian jumped into action and helped save lives during a shooting at a New Mexico high school Thursday that killed two students, authorities said today. Substitute teacher…

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Anonymous couple pays off $10K of toys on layaway
Dec08

Anonymous couple pays off $10K of toys on layaway

iStock/Thinkstock(SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine) — Lucky customers unknowingly picked up presents set aside for layaway that had already been paid off by one anonymous couple. A husband and wife walked into Toys “R” Us in South Portland, Maine, last Friday to…

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