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  • A Colorado teacher shared several messages from his third-grade students on social media in April 2015. (Credit: Kyle Schwartz / @kylemschwartz)

    ‘I Wish My Teacher Knew’ Assignment Goes Viral After Colorado Teacher Shares Third Graders’ Messages

    A third-grade teacher in Denver has sparked a social media movement after her classroom assignment went viral. As a part of the trust-building classroom assignment, Kyle Schwartz asked her students to write down something they thought she should know. “As a new teacher, I struggled to understand the reality of my students’ lives and how to best support them. I just felt like there was something I didn’t know about my students,” Kyle Schwartz told ABC News. Schwartz shared some of the most […]

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    ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Released at Anaheim Fan Convention

    Hundreds of Star Wars fans headed to the Anaheim Convention Center on Thursday for the start of a three day Star Wars Celebration. Those in attendance were also treated to the premiere of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer. Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as “Star Wars” returns to the big screen with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga, […]

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    ESPN Reporter Suspended After Video Shows Her Berating Tow Company Employee

    ESPN’s Britt McHenry has been suspended for a week after a video was leaked online that apparently shows her berating a tow company worker. Editor’s note: The video contains vulgar language. Viewer discretion advised. McHenry was eating dinner in Arlington, Virginia, on April 5, when her car was towed. McHenry tweeted about her car getting towed: “Just got towed after eating dinner at an establishment in Arlington. How corrupt is Advanced Towing?” The tweet has since been deleted. In the […]

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    ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Trailer Released at Anaheim Fan Convention

    Here’s a first look at the new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” teaser trailer. The trailer debuted at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim on Thursday. Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as “Star Wars” returns to the big screen with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” opens in theaters Dec. 18, 2015. A version of this story was written […]

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    Texas Wal-Mart Employee Accused of Stealing $240K From Store By Faking Returns

    A Texas Wal-Mart employee has been accused of stealing $240,000 from the store where she worked. Police arrested Nacina Walker, 50, in what one detective called the biggest theft case he’s ever handled, according to television station WFAA. The alleged thefts occurred between January 2013 and October 2014. According to investigators, Walker created fake returns and then pocketed the refunds. She told investigators it started with small amounts. When Walker realized the store hadn’t noticed $50 missing here and $100 […]

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    Georgia Mom Accused of Playing ‘Naked Twister’ at Party With Teen Daughter, Friends

    A Georgia mother faces charges after police say she hosted a party involving drugs, alcohol and sex for her teenage daughter and her friends. Rachel Lynn Lenhardt, 35, of Evans, Ga., is charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Lenhardt’s Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor went to police after being told of the party by Lenhardt, WSB-TV reports. The sponsor told police Lenhardt invited her over for coffee to try to plan her continued sobriety.  Both women […]

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    Mom Receives Angry Letter From ‘Friends’ Fed Up With Constant Facebook Posts About Her Baby

    An Australian mother claims she received an angry letter from a group of friends who apparently asked her to stop with the constant updates and “baby spamming” on social media about her 6-month-old baby. Jade Ruthven sent the letter to Australian writer Em Rusciano, who shared it on Facebook on Tuesday. “I have got together with a few of the girls and we are all SO OVER your running commentary of your life and every single thing Addy does.” The letter […]

  • This was the message a 13-year-old daughter sent to her father, who is at the International Space Station. (Credity: Hyundai)

    Texas Teen Sends Loving Message to Astronaut Dad in Space With Help of 11 Cars

    Hyundai used 11 Genesis sedans to help a 13-year-old girl from Houston, Texas, send a message to her father in space. As part of their “A Message to Space” ad campaign, the company was tasked with using the vehicles to send a message to Stephanie’s father. The obstacle? He’s currently on the International Space Station. Hyundai chose the Delamar Dry Lake in Nevada for the 2.14 square-mile “Steph <3’s you!” message. The message is also the largest tire track image ever […]