At 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, a 21-year-old white male named Dylann Roof entered Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (known to many as simply "Mother Emanuel") and asked to speak with the Pastor, Reverend Clementa Pinckney. He was welcomed inside without hesitation, and was invited to pray with
Does an autistic teenage girl pose enough of a risk to a plane full of people that it requires an emergency landing? A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Salt Lake City to remove an autistic 15-year-old girl, after her parents told the flight crew that their daughter
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Take a look around your medicine cabinet. Many of us will find an array of over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, vitamins, supplements, you get the idea -- but most of us have little information about the history or chemistry involved with each. Some drugs, like the revolutionary antibiotic penicillin, were discovered completely
Did you know there are midterm elections coming up on Tuesday, November 4th? Based on the fact that most Americans don’t participate, it’s a fair question to ask. Perhaps it’s because it’s not as splashy as the presidential elections, or we don’t recognize the importance of our local state officials.