At the urging of his daughter, Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump made sure to include a provision for six weeks of paid parental leave in the budget plan his administration released Tuesday.
On the last night of his life, Corey Walgren sat with his parents in the kitchen and talked about the colleges they would visit over spring break. At 16, Corey didn't know what he wanted to study - maybe business, maybe astronomy - but he liked the idea of attending a Big Ten school. He wanted a big, bustling campus with different kinds of people, a place that could match his energy and varied interests. His parents, Doug and Maureen Walgren, described it as an exciting but bittersweet discussion with their eldest child, a rite-of-passage conversation that occurs in kitchens all across the country. It ended with the family deciding to visit the University of Iowa and the University of Minnesota,
Twenty-two people (including an eight-year-old girl) were killed in a terrorist bombing last night at Manchester Arena in England following an Ariana Grande concert-ISIS has claimed responsibility, and a suspect has been arrested. Social media has been filled with messages of support for the victims and frantic pleas to help find those missing. And then there was David Leavitt. The freelance writer for outlets like CBS, AXS and Yahoo was widely criticized for posting these tweets when the attack news broke: While the initial tweet has been deleted, the latter two are still up. Leavitt dug himself an even deeper hole when he tried to apologize, and then asked the haters to donate to charity: Leavitt’s
As word comes in about the explosions at a Manchester Ariana Grande concert and those dead and injured, celebrities from Taylor Swift and Nick Jonas to Charlie Puth and Chris Evans took to social media to convey their condolences and sadness.