How a Crackdown on MS-13 Caught Up Innocent High School Students Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Feature The Trump administration went after gang members — and instead destroyed the American dreams of immigrant teenagers around the country. Alex in La Libertad, Honduras. Credit Credit Natalie Keyssar for The New York Times Supported by ByHannah Dreier Dec. 27, 2018 This article is a collaboration between The Times and ProPublica, the independent nonprofit investigative-journalism organization. When Alex walked into school on June 14, 2017, it felt as if summer had already started. He didn’t have regular classes, just a standardized math test in the late morning. The other immigrant students in the bilingual program at Huntington High were crowded in a hallway comparing their plans for the break — most already had jobs lined up — and promising to stay in touch. Classmates came up to … [Read more...] about How a Crackdown on MS-13 Caught Up Innocent High School Students
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U.S. NEWS 12/17/2018 12:53 pm ET Maya Hughes and her mom kept wondering who was “the complete stranger” who helped them. He turned out to be former Virginia congressman Tom Perriello. By Marina Fang In a viral Twitter thread Wednesday, Maya Hughes, a 20-year-old college student in California, revealed a wild story: In a desperate ordeal when she was 5 years old, a kind stranger helped her fly back the U.S. from Sierra Leone. So in 2003 I was 5 years old and my mom decided out of thin air one day that we were going to Africa and we were gonna stay there for 6 months so about 4 months in something OC happened that I won’t go into detail about and long story short I had to leave ASAP— maya (@_themayan_) December 13, 2018 My mom has been trying to find this man for 15 years , we never got his name or anything . So like a week ago my mom found him through a family member who actually worked with him and she said he matched the description and … [Read more...] about A Stranger Helped A 5-Year-Old Fly Back To America. They Found Each Other 15 Years Later.
Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News Utah linebacker Stevenson Sylvester celebrates a fumble recovery as Utah and Alabama play in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2, 2009. With three conference games remaining, the Utes are the darlings of the Pac-12 South. Ute Insiders Dirk Facer, Amy Donaldson and Trent Wood discuss where this year’s team ranks among others during the Kyle Whittingham era. They also look ahead to this week’s tough game against Arizona State in the desert, examine some of the players’ unique pregame rituals, and visit with former Ute great Stevenson Sylvester, a member of the undefeated 2009 Sugar Bowl team. Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of the episode. It's been edited for clarity. Dirk Facer: On this edition of the Deseret News Ute Insiders podcast, we look back at Utah's 41-10 win over UCLA, look ahead to this weekend's big matchup in Tempe between the Utes and Arizona State; we're joined by Stevenson Sylvester joins us as a guest … [Read more...] about Ute Insiders: How does this Ute team measure up to 2009 Sugar Bowl team?
By MARY H. K. CHOI OCT. 24, 2018 Candy is controversial. Scouring the globe in search of the sweet stuff reveals just how different our palates are — and how much we have in common. Candy is controversial. Scouring the globe in search of the sweet stuff reveals just how different our palates are — and how much we have in common. By MARY H. K. CHOI OCT. 24, 2018 Photo Illustration by MASSIMO GAMMACURTA Whenever I land in a new country, before I’ve even left the arrivals hall, my mind turns to shopping. Not the boutiques or cosmetics counters, no duty-free sunglasses and designer perfumes for me. No, the pressing calculus as I make my way to baggage claim is driven by drugstores, kiosks, supermarkets and vending machines. In a new port of call, I like to know what sort of candy I’m dealing with. As with breakfast foods, I believe candy is often tastier the less expensive it is. I like my confections approachable. Low-rent. Basic. Shot through with … [Read more...] about These Are the World’s Best Candies. Want to Fight About It?
A Palo Alto professor who is expected to testify next week about her accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is widely respected for her professional integrity and commitment to students, colleagues said Monday. Christine Blasey Ford, a research psychologist and biostatistician who teaches at Stanford University and Palo Alto University, spoke publicly for the first time about the decades-old allegation in an interview with the Washington Post that published Sunday. Ford, 51, told the Post that, as teenagers, a drunk Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and groped her while his friend, Mark Judge, watched. She said that Kavanaugh ground his body against hers and tried to pull off her clothes. Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream, she said. The alleged episode happened one summer in the 1980s at a house in suburban Maryland, according to the Post. Kavanaugh and Ford attended different prep schools whose students socialized together. … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh accuser, a Palo Alto professor, is respected among academic colleagues