• Parents want custody to stop transgender teen having hormone treatment
  • 5 things for February 13: More for military, less for diplomacy in Trump budget
  • Parkinson’s sufferer ‘ejected over walk’
  • A Hero Coach and a Kind-Hearted Teen: These Are the Victims of the Parkland Shooting
  • A Series Of Not-So-Pretty But Very Human Experiences We Dont Have Words For Yet

Parents want custody to stop transgender teen having hormone treatment

(CNN)An Ohio court will decide the fate of a transgender teen who is in what the judge describes as a “gut-wrenching situation.” Medical experts testified that the father’s ongoing refusal to call the child by his chosen name and the parents’ rejection of the teen’s gender identity have triggered suicidal feelings. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. Corinne Green, policy coordinator…

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5 things for February 13: More for military, less for diplomacy in Trump budget

(CNN)It’s not just beads that get flung during Mardi Grasparades. Stilettos and toilet plungers get tossed, too! Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 2. South Africa South African President Jacob Zuma will soon learn his fate. His party, the African National…

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Parkinson’s sufferer ‘ejected over walk’

“I try to be as normal as possible but it’s really demeaning when people say things like that to me,” he said. His daughter Katrina Cartlidge said she was “devastated and mortified” by the way her father was treated at the store on Springfields Retail Park. “It’s hard to see him suffering like this,” she said, adding that he tried to “make the most of life” and remain as active…

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A Hero Coach and a Kind-Hearted Teen: These Are the Victims of the Parkland Shooting

Hours after a teen gunmans rampage killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, loved ones were still in anguish as they waited to hear whether their children were among the dead. Nikolas Cruz, 19, still issuing posts on social media asking for news about missing teens. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Miami Herald. We will not be releasing the names of any victims until every…

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A Series Of Not-So-Pretty But Very Human Experiences We Dont Have Words For Yet

God & Man That bittersweet sensation of realizing you forgot to wake up thinking of the person who broke your heart, how they popped into your head like lightning and disappeared before you could cling to their memory for another second (even though you very much wanted to). That sinking feeling you get in your stomach when you realize the last time you saw someone was actually the last time…

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Restaurant staff’s awkward Valentine’s Day stories

Image copyright Max Norris Image caption Max has waited tables on Valentine’s Day for the last two years Max Norris, 19, lives in Bournemouth and works at Pizza Hut. Image copyright Hannah Dobson Image caption Hannah works as a waitress in a hotel restaurant “They came down for a three-course meal and both seemed a little tipsy. “They were arguing from the minute they arrived and became louder and louder….

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The Origin Of Cockroaches Can Be Traced Back To The World’s Last Supercontinent

Pangaea, everyone’s favorite – but not the first – supercontinent, was a jigsaw in motion, carrying and dispersing all kinds of life. Completely coming together as one single ginormous piece around 270 million years ago, it broke up again just 70 million years later. In the process, it brought countless biological communities together before casting them asunder again. One international team, led by the University of Sydney and the Okinawa…

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Want More Black Panther? Here Are 5 Comics to Read

There’s no denying it; Black Panther is one of the most thrilling superhero movies in quite some time, introducing audiences to a whole new world within the Marvel universe and a cast of soon-to-be-faves. While Chadwick Boseman’s onscreen incarnation of the hero (and a few of his fellow Wakandans) will return in this summer’s Avengers: Infinity War, that might not be enough for everyone—especially since that movie doesn't hit theaters…

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