Study finds children from single-parent homes more likely to be sexually abused

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 Children from single-parent homes are much more likely to be sexually abused – a study carried out at University of Pennsylvania‘s School of Medicine suggests. Previous studies have found that children being raised in single-parent homes are at greater health and other kinds of risks. The …

Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics

Monday, December 3, 2007 At Thanksgiving dinner David Shankbone told his white middle class family that he was to interview Reverend Al Sharpton that Saturday. The announcement caused an impassioned discussion about the civil rights leader’s work, the problems facing the black community and whether Sharpton helps or hurts his …

Glenbard East defeated by Benet Academy in Illinois basketball sectional

Monday, March 15, 2010 Benet Academy Redwings 68 54 Glenbard East Rams Top-seeded Glenbard East High School was expected to win the Class 4A Neuqua Valley High School Sectional championship on Friday night. Yet with a lot of determination and a strong defense, the Benet Academy varsity boys basketball team …

Earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant triggers evacuation

Friday, March 11, 2011 File:Fukushima-1.JPG Japan’s government has declared its first ever “nuclear emergency” after pressure rises in the No. 1 reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, combined with a minor radiation leak, caused a 10 km radius around the plant to be evacuated. An attempt to relieve the …