Kendrick Castillo, was the only student to die in the most recent school shooting – this one taking place at STEM School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. His bravery helped prevent more bloodshed in what has been a commonplace tragedy at our nation’s schools. According to a classmate who witnessed the attack, Castillo moved to intercept one of the attackers to protect his classmates. A member of the school’s robotics team, he was set to graduate in just three days.

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With the rise of the controversial “helicopter parenting” technique, many feel that children now aren’t allowed or encouraged to develop self-reliance skills, depending instead on their parents or others to fight their battles in daily life.

Apparently, a 2-year-old named Lydia didn’t get that memo because it’s clear she has no problem tackling things all on her own.

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The Rise Of America’s Democratic Socialists

And they’re making democratic socialism more inclusive for everybody.

Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is joined by New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon at her victory party in the Bronx on June 26. Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images.

When Cynthia Nixon announced her run for governor earlier in 2018, a lot of people didn’t take her seriously. The immediate headlines made jokes about the actress’s iconic “Sex and the City” character, portraying her campaign as a vanity exercise in a time when a reality TV star actually became president and other celebrities like Kanye West and the Rock have expressed an interest in running for our country’s highest office.

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Bill Cosby Convicted Of Three Counts In Sexual Assault Retrial

Cosby’s trial marks a major criminal conviction of the #MeToo era.

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Bill Cosby is being held accountable after decades of reports of him wielding his position and power to sexually assault women.

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This Formerly Homeless Harvard Grad Is Using Her Story To Change How We Help The Homeless

"She's helping others with the skills she developed." #ProjectLiteracy

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It’s difficult not to be dazzled by the accomplishments of Connie Chung. The 40-year-old is a published author with a bachelor’s degree from UC, Berkeley, and three graduate degrees from Harvard: two master’s degrees and a doctorate of education. Given her academic prowess, one might be surprised to find that Chung spent six years of her youth homeless and alone on the streets of Los Angeles.

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Barron Trump’s School Signs An Open Letter Demanding The President Take Action On Gun Violence

The school also says it’s “antithetical” to arm its teachers.

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THE GOOD NEWS:

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