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Watercooler Stories – February 7, 2013 – UPI.com

Bill: Make ‘Atlas Shrugged’ mandatory BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 6 (UPI) — An Idaho Republican state senator who introduced a bill requiring high school students to read “Atlas Shrugged” said he doesn’t plan to push for passage. Sen. John Goedde, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, introduced the bill Tuesday that …

Restrictions on Voter Registration in Florida Have Groups Opting Out – NYTimes.com

Florida, which is expected to be a vital swing state once again in this year’s presidential election, is enrolling fewer new voters than it did four years ago as prominent civic organizations have suspended registration drives because of what they describe as onerous restrictions imposed last year by Republican state …

Thai police say suspected insurgents kill student

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Police in Thailand say suspected insurgents trying to ambush an army bus missed their target and instead killed one high school student and wounded two others. Police Col. Tuandar Juthanant says the attackers detonated an explosive device on a rural road in southern Pattani province’s Yarang …

The Right Way To Teach Teens About Sex | Cracked.com

Kids keep doing each other. Despite the warnings, the classes and all those wasted condom-covered bananas, the number of sexually active kids in the United States continues to rise so quickly and with such fervor that even a Trapper Keeper can’t hide America’s collective embarrassment. According to the CDC, more …

Today’s Photo: April 1, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama does a playful dance with Tyjuana Phillips, 17, a senior at Ballou Senior High School after Obama spoke to a group of students at Ballou, in Washington on March 30, 2011. This event was part of a Women’s History Month mentoring event where prominent women leaders, …