PTA To Focus on Gay Students' Needs

PHOTO by Mktp The first LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) Parent Teacher Student Association in the nation was approved at the Portledge School in Long Island, NY. Together with gay and lesbian student groups in the local school districts, the LGBT PTSA will...

No Meat Pics Allowed

PHOTO: Nikki B. The agriculture and meat industries lobbied to pass the HF 585 law, or “ag-gag” rule, in Iowa, so that anyone who works undercover to take pictures or video documenting cruel working conditions and animal abuses will be sent to jail. Ag-gag...

New Mass Transit

New York City will start a bike share program in Summer 2012, which will reduce dangerous gases coming from cars and buses. People will be able to use one of 10,000 bicycles available from 600 stations all over town. More than 200 cities have started bike share...

Meet Vinicius from Brazil

Name: Vinicius Guimaraes Silva Age: 8 Hometown: Nova Iguacu, Rio de Janeiro Languages: Portuguese Favorite hobbies: Playing football (soccer) Favorite subjects: Geography and math Favorite food: Chicken Batata (chicken and potato) When he grows up he wants to be: A...

Watching Every Word

PHOTO: Flickr/Bart Maguire In 2013, the National Security Agency (NSA) will open the largest spying and data storage facility in the United States in Bluffdale, Utah. Technology at the two billion dollar complex will be able to decode protected files. Computer servers...