Quote from Theodore Roosevelt

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena. Theodore Roosevelt In a speech given at the University of Paris in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt sang the praises of anyone who “strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again,” fervently dismissing those who stand back and critique the efforts ofContinue reading “Quote from Theodore Roosevelt”

True Crime Sundays: Lori Vallow Daybell’s trial vacated.

by CBS2 News Staff BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — Justin Lum of Fox 10 (@jlumfox10) is reporting that Lori Vallow’s trial, set for January 9, 2023, has been vacated by the judge until a further investigation into her competency can be conducted. This comes after a sealed motion presented to the court was filed yesterday, October 5,Continue reading “True Crime Sundays: Lori Vallow Daybell’s trial vacated.”

True Crime Sunday: Here’s Why Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer Got Kicked Out Of The Army

By Addison Aloian Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Netflix’s newest limited series about the life of American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, has officially dropped. The show is a fictionalized retelling of Dahmer’s 17 known murders, and the youngest of his victims was just 14 years old. The killings took place for over a decade, the later of which involvedContinue reading “True Crime Sunday: Here’s Why Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer Got Kicked Out Of The Army”

Opioid Crisis Friday: The opioid and fentanyl crisis killed my brother; here’s what every family needs to know.

Americans are now more likely to die by accidental opioid overdose than by a car crash. By Marguerite Ward On May 31, 2019, my life swerved off track, fell down the side of a cliff and came crashing down. On that Friday morning, my 21-year-old brother Matthew, my best friend and confidant, died. His life wasContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: The opioid and fentanyl crisis killed my brother; here’s what every family needs to know.”

Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week

By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”

Inside The Life Of Jeffrey Dahmer’s Final Attempted Victim After He Brought An End To His Killing Spree

by Nia Tipton In the premiere of Ryan Murphy’s “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” viewers watched the harrowing story of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s final victim, Tracy Edwards. From 1978 until 1991, Dahmer brutally murdered, dismembered, and ate various body parts of the 17 men and boys who fell victim to his crimes. The case of Dahmer,Continue reading “Inside The Life Of Jeffrey Dahmer’s Final Attempted Victim After He Brought An End To His Killing Spree”

The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America by Elizabeth Letts

**Spoilers ahead** I listened to this via the Libby App. This book started off rather slow to me. She lost her farm that had been in her family for a long time. It was kind of sad. She did try to make it work, but couldn’t. She was offered a place in a environment likeContinue reading “The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America by Elizabeth Letts”

District of Columbia Man Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Columbia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 29, 2022 District of Columbia Man Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach Defendant Encountered Senate Minority Leader While Illegally Inside Building             WASHINGTON – A District of Columbia manContinue reading “District of Columbia Man Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach”

If you’ve been paying your federal student loans during the pandemic, here’s how you can get a refund

Borrowers who have made federal student loan payments since March 2020 may be eligible for a refund. Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliateContinue reading “If you’ve been paying your federal student loans during the pandemic, here’s how you can get a refund”

What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

President Biden’s move means the student loan balances of millions of people could fall by as much as $20,000. This F.A.Q. explains how it will work. By Ron Lieber and Tara Siegel Bernard Published Aug. 24, 2022Updated Aug. 25, 2022, 11:24 a.m. ET President Biden announced on Wednesday that the federal government would cancel up to $20,000 worth of federalContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan”