OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in ‘trial of the century,’ dies at 76

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson, the star and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend in a trial that mesmerized the public and exposed divisions on race and policing in America, has died. He was 76. The family announced on Simpson’s official … Read more

As his trans daughter struggles, a father pushes past his prejudice. ‘It was like a wake-up’

[ad_1] SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Before his transgender daughter was suspended after using the girls’ bathroom at her Missouri high school. Before the bullying and the suicide attempts. Before she dropped out. Before all that, Dusty Farr was — in his own words — “a full-on bigot.” By which he meant that he was eager to … Read more

In some classrooms in Senegal, deaf and hard-of-hearing students now study alongside everyone else

[ad_1] PIKINE, Senegal — Mouhamed Sall stepped to the chalkboard with a glance and quick question in sign language to an assistant. Then he solved the exercise to the silent approval of his classmates, who waved their hands in a display of appreciation. Sall and three other students are part of a new approach in … Read more

Following program cuts, new West Virginia University student union says fight is not over

[ad_1] CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sophomore Christian Adams expected he would be studying Chinese when he enrolled at West Virginia University, with a dream of working in labor or immigration law. He didn’t foresee switching his major to politics, a change he made after West Virginia’s flagship university in September cut its world language department and … Read more

Sex, drugs and the Ramones: CNN’s Camerota ties up ‘loose ends’ from high school

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Wandering the former site of New York’s famed CBGB nightclub, pointing to familiar names on band posters spread amid carefully preserved graffiti, is like being transported to a life that CNN’s Alisyn Camerota has long since left behind. The high-end apparel store there now has kept some of those artifacts to … Read more

Tennessee lawmakers pass bill to require anti-abortion group video, or comparable, in public schools

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee would become the latest state to require public school students to watch a video on fetal development produced by an anti-abortion group, or something comparable, under legislation that is headed to Republican Gov. Bill Lee’s desk. The GOP-dominated Senate passed the legislation Thursday, with the five Democrats in attendance and … Read more

4/3: CBS Evening News

[ad_1] 4/3: CBS Evening News – CBS News Watch CBS News José Andrés says slain World Central Kitchen workers were targeted “systematically, car by car”; Missy Testerman named 2024 Teacher of the Year Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On [ad_2] Source … Read more

Bringing dental care to kids in schools is helping take care of teeth neglected in the pandemic

[ad_1] CONCORD, N.H. — Tucked away inside the teachers lounge at a New Hampshire elementary school, Amber Warner was having her teeth checked out for the first time. The 5-year-old sat back on what looked like a beach chair and wore a pair of dark sunglasses as certified public health dental hygienist Mary Davis surveyed … Read more

In Taiwan, a group is battling fake news one conversation at a time — with a focus on seniors

[ad_1] TAIPEI, Taiwan — Their days often began at the crack of dawn. They’d head out to a church, a temple, a park and set up a stall. They’d seek out seniors in particular, those who are perhaps the most vulnerable citizens of the information-saturated society that has enveloped them. To get people to stop … Read more

Doris Kearns Goodwin and Laurie Anderson to receive medals from American Academy of Arts and Letters

[ad_1] Laurie Anderson poses during a photo call for the movie “Heart of a Dog,” in Milan, Italy on Sept. 11, 2016, left, and Doris Kearns Goodwin arrives at a HISTORYTalks event in Washington on Sept. 24, 2022. Anderson, Goodwin and the president of the Harlem School of the Arts, James C. Horton, are being … Read more