The New York Times ran an article on cyber bullying.
Here is a cool news item. A young woman who is bald from an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata is the reigning Miss Delaware, according to the Huffington Post.
The Mamasource newsletter had a discussion on middle names. Much thought usually goes into first names, so how did you decide on a middle name? Does your child have a middle name?
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the University of California-Hastings law school did not have to grant official recognition and funding to a Christian club that excludes gays and nonbelievers, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
The Associated Press ran a poignant article on end-of-life care in the United States. AP also ran a story about a possible medical breakthrough that could help women determine when they will have menopause. That way, they will know when they will run out of eggs.
The Dallas Morning News covered a sad story about the plight of undocumented immigrants who grew up in the United States. They outperformed their U.S.-born counterparts, graduated at the top of their class, and some even attended IVY league schools like Columbia. But they can’t get a job because they do not have a social security number.
In related news, the Dallas Morning News also did an excellent job covering the nuances of the immigration debate and the need for comprehensive immigration reform. The newspaper illustrated the heartbreaking cases of a Yugoslavian, Mexican and Cameroon refugee — all professionals and most married to American citizens with children — facing deportation.
RIP: Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia died yesterday at the age of 92. Here is a Daily Kos diary on it.
What else is in the news? What’s up with you?