Digital addiction is turning kids into tech junkies, connected to devices and disconnected from people. And this habit can be harder to kick than alcohol or even drugs.

Two businesses have decided that they do not want to be associated with disrespect for the National Anthem, and so they have pulled their endorsements from Broncos player Brandon Marshall.

In a move that seems to have the potential to set up many students for failure, the University of Iowa has instituted a social justice degree program. The program was approved by the Iowa Board of Regents on Thursday, and is expected to be implemented by the spring of 2017.

One NFL player, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters, used the raised clenched-fist salute during opening-day protests at the start of the NFL season, despite the gesture meaning solidarity with communist causes and radicalism.


On September 11, 2001, nineteen al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four airliners and flew three of them into the Pentagon and the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. The fourth plane, which was reportedly headed to the White House, crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. By days end, almost 3,000 souls had perished and another 6,000 people were injured. The New York city skyline and the American political landscape were both changed. Fifteen years later, it appears that another casualty of that day was privacy. The Twin Towers came down and the surveillance state rose.

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