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The Amazing Effects of Learning to Read & Helping the Child Who Struggles with Reading

“The image was riveting. Like an X on a treasure map, the orange-yellow spot on a series of MRI frames marked an area in the brain that was brimming with activity. We were witnessing the physiological impact of greater reading exposure in the b...
by Notes from An Alien on Apr 4, 2016

Helicopter crashes into Florida home, starting fire

(GNN) – A helicopter crashed into a home in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, sparking a […]...

Mourners throng funeral of seven Jewish children killed in New York fire

(GNN) – The funeral of seven Orthodox Jewish children who perished in one of New […]...

Mourners throng funeral of seven Jewish children killed in New York fire

(GNN) - The funeral of seven Orthodox Jewish children who perished in one of New York's deadliest fires in years drew a sea of mourners on Sunday to a Brooklyn neighborhood where the blaze has raised concerns about the safety of Sabbath cooking pract...

Confederate flag license plate battle reaches U.S. Supreme Court

(GNN) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday takes up a free speech case on whether Texas was wrong in rejecting a specialty vehicle license plate displaying the Confederate flag - to some an emblem of Southern pride and to others a symbol of racism.The...

Helicopter crashes into Florida home, starting fire

(GNN) - A helicopter crashed into a home in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, sparking a fire that sent smoke billowing over the area, emergency officials said.Orlando fire officials said they could not confirm injuries to the pilot or whether there were...

Bloody arrest of black Virginia student spurs second day of protests

(GNN) - The bloody arrest of an African-American student from the University of Virginia spurred a second day of protests on Friday with the same slogans used in demonstrations against law enforcement's treatment of minority groups in other states.Ma...

Exclusive: U.S. Navy wish list has 12 Boeing jets, eight F-35s - sources

(GNN) - The U.S. Navy included 12 Boeing Co F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets and eight Lockheed Martin Corp F-35s on a list of "unfunded priorities" prepared for Congress, defense officials and other sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.The...

BNSF Railway faces fines in Washington state over hazardous spills

(GNN) - Washington state regulators have recommended BNSF Railway be fined $700,000 for not properly disclosing that its trains had spilled crude oil and other hazardous materials on 14 occasions over four months, officials said on Friday.BNSF rail c...

U.S. sets first major fracking rules on federal lands

(GNN) - The Obama administration's new rules governing fracking on federal lands drew swift criticism from all sides on Friday, with green groups calling the measures "toothless" and the energy industry slamming "unnecessary" regulation of a drilling...

Spring arrives in winter-weary U.S. Northeast but more snow forecast

(GNN) - Spring arrives in the winter-weary U.S. Northeast on Friday but the weather forecast was for more of the same: another half-foot of snow for parts of the region, prompting widespread flight cancellations and early school dismissals.After blan...

No relief in sight for Western drought in NOAA spring outlook

(GNN) - Drought pressures will increase in California and western areas of the United States this spring even as the dry season begins, the government’s Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday.“Periods of record warmth in the West and not enou...

Obama to sign order cutting U.S. government greenhouse gas emissions

(GNN) - U.S. President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Thursday that sets a goal for the U.S. government to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2025, the White House said.Although the federal government accounts for only 0.

New York charges Narco Freedom executives in alleged Medicaid fraud scheme

(GNN) - Leaders of a Bronx nonprofit that provides drug and alcohol treatment to tens of thousands of New Yorkers have been indicted over an alleged scheme to plunder the charity and defraud Medicaid of more than $27 million, New York Attorney Genera...

Obama joins millions in U.S. college basketball madness

(GNN) - March Madness gripped the White House and lots of other workplaces on Wednesday as President Barack Obama joined an estimated 60 million Americans scrambling to make their predictions for the annual tournament to crown a collegiate basketball...

U.S. begins destruction of chemical weapons stockpiles at Colorado depot

(GNN) - The destruction of 2,600 tons of World War Two-era mustard agent weapons banned by international treaty began on Wednesday at a U.S. Army depot in southern Colorado, officials said.The first mortar shells or projectiles containing the blister...

U.S. Presbyterian Church close to accepting same-sex marriage

(GNN) - The U.S. Presbyterian Church was close on Tuesday to approving a change in the wording of its constitution to include same-sex marriage, a move which threatens to further splinter one of the largest U.S. mainline Protestant denominations.The...

Jury in Boston Marathon bomb trial sees blood-stained note

(GNN) - Jurors in the trial on Tuesday of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got to see the blood-stained message that prosecutors say he wrote on the inside of a boat he was hiding in before his violent capture, explaining his reasoni...

‘Up to 50% of victims catch Ebola at funerals’ Says WHO Spokesman

Ebola is a killer – all the way to the grave. RT recently did a Q and A with World Health Organization spokeswoman Winifred Romeril. Below is what Romeril said in regards to Ebola and funerals: “It depends on which headlines you are looki...
by Funeral News Around The Web on Oct 15, 2014

Short Review: Polaneczky: Funerals for unclaimed babies

Funerals for unclaimed babies. Someone has to do it. The daunting task of managing emotions while burying the innocent must be the hardest job in the world. So many thoughts run through your mind about what this child saw before they left out this wo...
by Funeral News Around The Web on Oct 11, 2014


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