Make-A-Wish grants a Troup girl’s wish

Six-year-old Rhylee Culwell’s dream is coming true. Rhylee suffers from Cystic Fibrosis, a condition she was diagnosed with at 3 years old. According to Rhylee’s mom, Amber, Rhylee had often been sick as a baby. …

Uganda choir makes the rounds in East Texas, U.S. Video

The joyful abandon with which the children’s choir from Uganda sang spread to the crowd of adults and children who joined in the praise by clapping and dancing.

Syracuse University divested of wisdom

Syracuse University alumni are new additions to the lengthening list of persons who can stop contributing to their alma maters. The university has succumbed — after, one suspects, not much agonizing — to the temptation to indulge in progressive gestures. It will divest all fossil fuel stocks from its endowment.

Being poor isn't just being broke

There’s something very profound in a new report from TheNew York Times — very profound, and profoundly true. “It’s not only what you have, but how you feel,” the Times explained. “When it comes to membership in the middle class, earnings and assets are just part of the definition.