NEW YORK — Hundreds of parents and students were sitting on folding chairs or standing against the wall in dimly lit linoleum floored party hall underneath the elevated train on a gray day in Queens. They were there, they said, to rally on behalf of public schools and against charter schools, to learn about how to opt-out of high-stakes testing and how to make more … [Read more...] about How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Broke All the Rules of New York Politics
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The father of a child gunned down in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was found dead from an apparent suicide outside Newtown's Edmond Town Hall early on Monday morning.The body of Jeremy Richman, 49, was found by emergency personnel who responded to the scene around 7 a.m. over reports of a possible suicide, Connecticut outlet Middletown Press … [Read more...] about Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim commits suicide outside Newtown town hall
EL PASO, Texas — Is Beto O’Rourke the progressive icon who, during his Senate run against Ted Cruz, talked about legalizing marijuana and impeaching Donald Trump? Or is he the centrist Texan who, during his first run for the House, raised the possibility of making Social Security less generous for future retirees? It might be the biggest question lingering over … [Read more...] about Just What Does Beto Believe?
The Manu Tribe competes on 'Survivor: Edge of Extinction' (Robert Voets/CBS) Wendy Diaz (Robert Voets/CBS) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Wendy Diaz, 25, from Los Angeles, California, is competing on 'Survivor: Edge of Extinction.' (Robert Voets/CBS) Law student and former member of the military, Dan 'The Wardog' Dasilva, 38, from Ossining, New York … [Read more...] about Meet the cast of ‘Survivor: Edge of Extinction’
For some time now, the fact that Facebook doesn’t sell your personal data directly to advertisers has been a shield that company executives use to protect the company from criticism over its privacy policies. Unfortunately for Facebook, critics have tended to pick up this shield and beat the company with it. Michal Kosinski, an assistant professor at Stanford’s … [Read more...] about Why we can’t stop debating whether Facebook sells data