New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced his plans for a far-reaching ban on plus-size sugary beverages sold to the public, a move that has sparked major controversy among citizens of the Big Apple and across the nation. The proposal would ban all sugary drinks sold in containers
Repeal the statutes of the Texas education code that allow school districts to send kids to jail for missing school
In May, a Texas judge sent Diane Tran, 11th-grade honor student, to jail overnight and fined her $100 for missing too much school. However, Diane wasn't ditching class to run around and engage in bad behavior – the 17-year-old works two jobs to support her siblings and often must stay up until 7:00
---------------This video was produced in 2008, some statistics have since changed.--------------- The facts: -The cost of College has increased at double, or triple the rate of inflation for decades. Today, the average undergraduate borrower will leave school with about $30,000 in debt.
Last month, Thai authorities arrested a man at Bangkok’s international airport after discovering baby leopards, panthers, bears and monkeys in the small crates he had stuffed inside his suitcases. See the article here. According to the Freeland Foundation, an anti-trafficking group based in
Cockfighting is a terrible practice where people make bets as two roosters are placed in a ring to fight to the death. The birds are bred to be aggressive and often wear knives that are attached to their spurs. These ‘weapons’ are sharp enough to break bones or puncture an eye or lung.