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53 years after he dropped out of school to fight in the Vietnam War, a Michigan man finally received his high school diploma

Paul Masters was just a few credits shy of graduating high school when he left to join the navy. Now he's holding his diploma for the first time.

10 once-popular classrooms items that are becoming obsolete

From rolling TV carts to the art of cursive writing, here are the things we remember from school that are becoming or have become obsolete.
U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein (C) appears in court where he pleaded guilty to two prostitution charges in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. July 30, 2008.

Former students at an elite school where Jeffrey Epstein taught recall him giving attention to girls in the hallway

Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, taught at The Dalton School in New York’s Upper East Side for two years in the 1970s.
Teens protesting on Capitol Hill.

The 15 best colleges for potential political science majors

Political science is the third most popular major in the US, and that's only poised to grow, as politically active young people prepare for college.
Beronica Ruiz.

A New Jersey mom says she was beaten unconscious by her son’s bully a day after he was taunted for being Mexican

Beronica Ruiz, a New Jersey mom, says she was beaten unconscious by a 13-year-old who was taunting her son at school.

Cigarette smoking is at an all time low, but college students are increasingly turning to vaping, and schools are scrambling to regulate it

Despite widespread university bans specifically targeting the products, vaping remains prevalent in dorm rooms, libraries, bathroom stalls, and even classrooms.
Cathedral High School.

A high school fired a gay teacher in order to save its ‘Catholic identity’ and remain affiliated with Archdiocese

Cathedral High School officials said the decision was made so it could remain affiliated with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

‘The Notebook’ author Nicholas Sparks apologized for emails that banned LGBTQ clubs at his private prep school

Novelist Nicholas Sparks has responded to reports that he tried to stop an LGBTQ student organization from forming at the private prep school he co-founded.
A truly random act of kindness.

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation

Karen Moore said she was inspired by the commencement speaker at Morehouse College who paid off graduating seniors' student loans.
Rooha Haghar, just before she was cut off.

A valedictorian wanted to recognize black victims of violence during her speech — but says her school turned her mic off mid-tribute

Rooha Haghar, 19, said on Twitter that her graduation speech was preemptively ended when she mentioned Tamir Rice and Trayvon Martin.