16-Year-Old Graduates from College, High School In Same Week
Here's something you don't see every day: a sixteen-year-old getting a college degree. And here's something you see even less: getting a college degree at sixteen, before getting a high school degree. Well, that happened to one Florida teenager who will receive her high school diploma within a week after getting her bachelor's degree.
A young, retired Gaithersburg Marine suffering from renal failure is looking for a second chance on his wedding anniversary, so he turned to a Pittsburgh organization that helped make his dreams come true.
Brexit: David Cameron resigns as UK votes to leave BBC News
Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Mr Cameron made the announcement in a statement outside Downing Street after the final result was announced. He said he would attempt to "steady the ship" over the coming weeks and months but that "fresh leadership" was needed. (BBC News)
Feminist High School Boys Ask: Are You a Feminist?
High school boys at LREI in New York City reflect on their experience taking a feminism class and the impact it made on their lives. They unanimously declare that they are feminists. Are you? Find out more at feministteacher.com
#IfTheyGunnedMeDown Creator on Representation of Michael Brown
Many tweets have been organized around hashtags like #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, in which African-Americans post two pictures of themselves - one they feel plays into stereotypes and one that doesn't - and ask which the media would use. Jim Axelrod spoke with CJ Lawrence, a lawyer from Jackson, Miss., and creator of the hashtag.
Afghan Taliban leader Likely Killed in U.S. Strike
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was likely killed in a U.S. military drone strike in Pakistan authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, a U.S. official says, speaking on condition of anonymity. Mana Rabiee reports. (Reuters)
Mina Justice's 30-year-old son Eddie texted her from the Pulse nightclub when the shooting occurred. He said he ran into a bathroom with other patrons to hide and told her to call police. He then texted her: "He's coming, I'm gonna die."
MazaCoin: The First Native American Cryptocurrency
Can Bitcoin solve poverty on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation? Payu Harris thinks so. The South Dakota entrepreneur is trying to convince his tribe, the Oglala Lakota, to make MazaCoin its official currency. Harris has passion, but centuries of exploitation and broken promises have taken a toll on Pine Ridge, and his idea might be a hard sell.
Watch: Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw's Guilty Verdicts Read in OKC Court
From OKC Fox: Former Oklahoma City Police Department officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been found guilty on 18 charges, including rape and sexual battery.
The verdict came back Thursday evening in Oklahoma County Court. Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 of his 36 charges, the ranging from first degree rape to sexual battery. Holtzclaw was found guilty on four counts of first degree rape, one count of second degree rape, six counts of sexual battery, four counts of forcible oral sodomy and three co...