A homework ban before third grade would stop the increasing imposition on kids as young as kindergarten-age. After school free time for children's play actually Increasingly helps younger kids develop important skills, and learn to control emotions.
Conservative Marine Le Pen recently alleged that President Sarkozy had bowed to 'Islamic radicals.' It may be election-year gold, but restricting or demonizing Islamic practices could push disaffected youth toward those with radical agendas, says author Jonathan Laurence.
Myra Kraft's good works inspire Patriots football players and the New England region.
Norway massacre: Right-wing parties have distanced themselves from Anders Behring Breivik's violent methods, whose attacks killed 76 people. But many share his basic views on immigration and minorities.
As the government shutdown deadline approaches, President Obama has remained calm and on-message.
Performing such dynamic stunts as the basket toss, the cradle catch, and the double hook, cheerleaders for NCAA basketball teams pull out all the stops to entertain the crowd. Here, Boston College Eagles cheerleaders perform during the Boston College game against Miami at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass. on Feb. 23.
The NCAA basketball's biggest tournament, aka March Madness, is upon us. The top four seeds announced Sunday: Ohio State, Duke, Pittsburgh, and Kansas. But with 68 teams in the NCAA basketball event, it's anyone's guess who will make it to the Final Four.