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Teacher schools Trump on grammar

A teacher in Georgia responded the only way she knew how after receiving a letter from President Donald Trump filled with grammar mistakes: covering the paper with ink and yellow highlighted corrections. Yvonne Mason, a teacher in Atlanta took a picture of a letter Trump sent her regarding school safety …

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Is Your Emotional Intelligence Authentic, or Self-Serving?

It’s possible to fake emotional intelligence. Similar to knockoffs of luxury watches or handbags, there are emotions and actions that look like the real thing but really aren’t. With the best of intentions, I’ve seen smart leaders charge into sensitive interactions armed with what they believed was a combination of …

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U.S. fertility rates have hit a 30-year low

U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years, according to a government report released Thursday. Experts said several factors may be combining to drive the declines, including shifting attitudes about motherhood and …

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How to know when Trump is lying

President Donald Trump lies, but not everything he says is a lie. That’s how CNN’s Brian Stelter framed the debate over how the press should cover the president’s false statements.   “We need to distinguish between a deflection, an exaggeration and a straight up lie,” he said on Sunday’s Reliable …

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In 1997, a 6th-grade teacher wrote “Invite me to your Harvard graduation!” on a student’s report card. Twenty-one years later, the student did just that.

Judith Toensing didn’t just teach her students, she inspired them. A sixth-grade teacher from Yuma, Arizona, Toensing made a strong impact on one of her students 21 years ago. At the end of the school year in 1997, Mrs. Toensing, wrote a note on the student’s report card: “It has …

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11 Reasons to Eat an Egg Every Day

Eggs have cooked up some controversy in the past couple of years. They used to be recommended as a healthful addition to every diet; but then, concerns about cholesterol arose and influenced diners everywhere to order their omelettes with the whites only. But according to more recent research, eggs might …

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Publix halts donations to NRA-aligned candidate following ‘die-in’ protests led by Parkland survivors

Publix announced it has suspended contributions to Florida gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam, a self-proclaimed “proud NRA sellout,” after survivors of the deadly Parkland school shooting held “die-in” protests at two supermarkets on Friday. The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shouted “USA, not NRA!” and caused brief delays at …

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