As they investigate the latest school shooting in the United States – Friday at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. – one thing is clear to law enforcement officials there: The presence of an armed deputy sheriff on regular duty at the school was the key factor in preventing more deaths and injuries.
A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition after authorities say she was shot at point-blank range by an 18-year-old gunman at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. Friday afternoon.
‘The Republican Party: Health Care: Let
’em Die, Climate Change: Let ’em Die, Gun Violence: Let ’em Die, Women’s
Rights: Let ’em Die, More War: Let ’em Die. Is this really the side you
want to be on?’
Kay, who says he is not Native American, believes the campaign is having an effect. The logo no longer appears in many Major League Baseball graphics, having been replaced by the word “Indians” in red script. And when the team clinched a wild-card playoff berth last fall, Chief Wahoo was left off the official postseason apparel.
After becoming the first robot to successfully land on the Moon in nearly 40 years, China’s Yutu rover has started taking photos. The first picture shows the Chang’e-3 lander, its companion on its lunar journey. The probe took a small set of its own photos since landing yesterday, including one showing the lunar surface. Observers can expect more in the future, as the Yutu is expected to collect samples and send dispatches to China’s control centers for the next three months.
A federal judge has struck down parts of Utah’s anti-polygamy law as unconstitutional in a case brought by a polygamous star of a reality television series. Months after the Supreme Court bolstered rights of same-sex couples, the Utah case could open a new frontier in the nation’s recognition of once-prohibited relationships.
Jack Phillips is a baker who declined to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because his Christian belief is that marriage exists only between a man and woman. Now a Colorado judge has ordered him to bake cakes for same-sex marriages, and if Phillips refuses, he could go to jail.
The Sedalia Person of the Year is the idea of local radio disc jockey Rob Edwards, who said the distinction should go to “the person or group that has had the most influence on the Sedalia area in the year 2013, for better or for worse.”
Four days after it began, the debate over Santa Claus’ race has now reached the high school level, as a teacher in Albuquerque, New Mexico was disciplined after allegedly telling an African-American student “Santa Claus is white.”
Apparently, they forgot Mohammad said Jesus was a white man, too.
Liberals constantly defend Islam and won’t say disparaging things about prophet Muhammad, but did you know Muhammad described Jesus Christ as a very fair-skinned white man?