Your daily inspiration for Monday, March 20
Nearly 100 percent of pregnancies in which unborn babies are diagnosed with Down Syndrome through prenatal testing are terminated in Iceland, according to an alarming CBS News report. Here are the gruesome facts.
McKenzie Deutsch, an incoming junior at Scripps College in Claremont, California, is under attack on social media. Why? After she posted a picture of herself with Vice President Mike Pence and Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rogers, she received several vile comments — some of which accused her of being anti-LGBT.
The liberal news magazine Newsweek published an article entitled, "Melania, Ivanka, and Ivana Trump Wear High Heels, a Symbol of Everything That is Beautiful and Horrifying About Them.” The article assumed the Trump women only want to appear attractive to men — rather than choose comfortable footwear.
One-fifth of our citizens describe the environment in which they work as hostile or threatening, according to new research. Do you agree?
The terror group al-Qaida is encouraging followers to target trains in both the U.S. and Europe. In the latest edition of its propaganda magazine, the group provides step-by-step instructions on how to launch attacks.
An angry group of self-described socialists and others gathered at the base of a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina — and proceeded to tie a rope around the statue and yank it down. Several people then spit on and kicked the statue. The destruction was billed as a “motion of solidarity" with the victims of the Charlottesville chaos over the weekend.
Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth died on August 16 — nearly 30 years apart. Find out how these icons shaped American culture — and their respective fields of entertainment and sports.
The uprising in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend began because of the proposed removal of a Robert E. Lee statue — one of the Confederacy’s top generals. However, the attempted sanitizing of American history has become an inflammatory trend. Check out the other statues that are potentially vulnerable, according to the Left’s standards.
President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to sign a memorandum authorizing the U.S. trade representative to investigate if China is stealing U.S. technology. This comes as the U.S. is urging the country to help with North Korea and its dangerous threats.
Beginning August 21, the Great Bell will go quiet for four years of repair. Here’s what you didn’t know about the landmark — and why it needs refurbishing.
On August 15, 1961, East Germany closed off access to West Germany by building a tangible symbol of the Cold War in Berlin. Here’s what you didn’t know.
Tragedy resulted at a rally in the Virginia college town when white supremacist protesters clashed with anti-rally protesters. The violence peaked when James Alex Fields Jr. allegedly slammed his car into a group of people, killing a woman and injuring more than a dozen others. The incident has been widely condemned.
“Making Faces,” an exhibition debuting in London, presents self-portraits from brain-injury survivors. Check out the images, and learn how this therapy helps people from all walks of life.
Steve Martin — American actor, comedian, writer, producer, musician — was born 72 years ago on August 14. Check out some of his greatest moments.
The famed Yankee switch-hitter, who played alongside Joe DiMaggio, died at age 63 on this date in 1995. Here’s his story.
Country music singer Brad Paisley is trying out a new side job, inspired by his experience touring.