In the aftermath of the presidential election, Olivia Seltzer, now 15, noticed a shift at school. Many of her peers in Santa Barbara, California, had parents who were undocumented immigrants, so they issues in the news hit close to home. Suddenly the personal felt very much political. Though a free press is crucial to democracy, more than one in four local newspapers have closed since , and more Americans are getting their news from social media than traditional print media. Keeping young people engaged is necessary to foster civic engagement, and Seltzer wants to help close the gap. In February , she launched theCramm , which offers a daily look at major stories from around the world, distilled into a newsletter that lands in email and text inboxes each weekday.
The Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled that a Sri Lankan national who saw a murder charge against him stayed due to trial delays -- and who has since been deported from Canada -- will not stand trial. South Carolina teen, Miguel Cano, who was 13 years old when he stabbed his mother to death has been sentenced to 23 years in an adult prison for the crime. A man who prosecutors say was driven by vengeance when he fatally shot six members of his ex-wife's family in Texas, including four children, was on Friday sentenced to death. A digital memory card found on a street in Alaska's largest city contained videos of a woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck, according to police and a charging document released Wednesday.
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