"The children are so small, and a lot of things that we do have to be so hands on, and it's kind of hard when it is more than 20," Hawkins says. A class size of 15, she adds, would be ideal. "I think we could reach more students with that smaller class size."
Hawkins teaches in Hattiesburg, Miss.
More and more Americans are passing on gluten — some for medical reasons, most by choice.
But everybody loves the Spurs. You love the Spurs. I love the Spurs. Have you ever heard anyone criticize the Spurs? No! The good feeling about our Spurs –– and yes, they are our Spurs –– is because they are certified to do everything right.
Other protests were held in large and small cities and college towns across America today; photos from those scenes show a variety of demonstrators, tactics, and responses.
The occasional home visit from a health worker can be strong medicine for people who suffer from asthma. A new study based in King County shows it can have as much benefit, and cost even less, than prescription drugs.
On a recent chilly November morning, I visited Kate Stillman's farm, a 160-acre spread nestled in between some little hilly pastures and some woods. It's a beautiful little place. And it's been a farm here in Hardwick, Mass., since the early 1800s.
By August, the number of people contracting the Ebola virus in the country was doubling every week. The Liberian government and aid workers begged for help.
Enter the U.S. military, who along with other U.S. agencies had a clear plan in mid-September to build more Ebola treatment units, or ETUs. At least one would be built in the major town of each of Liberia's 15 counties.
One thing's for sure: It's keeping people from moving about as they normally would during this holiday week.
The Target store at the end of West Florissant Avenue is virtually empty.
Nearly 1 in 5 D.C. residents lives at or below the poverty line.
Now let's look at some of the physical evidence:
Officer Wilson fired 12 shots in all in his encounter with the 18-year-old.
"Last night, criminals intent on lawlessness and destruction terrorized this community," Nixon said, "burning buildings, firing gunshots, vandalizing storefronts, and looting family businesses — many for the second time."
Nixon said he'd just returned from West Florissant Avenue, a focal point of the unrest.
Such a move would unlawfully discriminate against employees based on their health status, three federal agencies said in a bulletin issued in early November.
Brokers and consultants have been offering to save large employers money by shifting workers with expensive conditions such as hepatitis or hemophilia into insurance marketplace exchan
Demonstrations continued Tuesday in Seattle as students and others took to the streets to protest the grand jury decision in Missouri not to indict a Ferguson police officer.
Saying that an internal affairs investigation into the August incident in which Wilson shot Brown to death is continuing, Knowles added that he couldn't go into more specifics than to say Wilson remains on administrative leave.
After Knowles gave an introductory speech, several clergy members went before the cameras to express their empathy for those hurt and frustrated by recent events in
Marissa Alexander of Jacksonville, Fla., was accused of firing what she said was a warning shot at her husband and two of his children during a domestic dispute in 2010. She was charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, convicted and sentenced under Florida's mandatory minimum guidelines.
Alexander's legal team used the stand-your-ground law as part of her legal defense.