Spencer Platt/Getty Image(MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz.) -- Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys said Saturday they plan to appeal a federal judge's finding that the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, helmed by Arpaio, racially profiled Latinos while on immigration patrols.
Complaints of deputies pulling over and singling out people who are dark skinned and...
iStockphoto/ThinkStock(SAN ANTONIO, Tex.) -- Record rainfall hitting the city of San Antonio, Texas, in the past 24 hours is causing widespread flooding, with at least one confirmed death.
The National Weather Service says the city airport recorded about 10 inches of rain in 12 hours, breaking several records.
“It set a new daily record, not...
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images(MOUNT VERNON, Wash.) -- The trucker whose oversized load bumped the steel framework of a Washington State bridge just before it collapsed will be interviewed today by investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board, who are on the scene working to determine the cause of the collapse.
Three people were sent...
Students at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School are making vibrant and elaborate easter eggs with the combination of fire, wax and a unique Ukrainian tradition.
Jennifer Philip, a Russian language teacher at St. Vincent-St. Mary, wanted to give a lesson on the unique wax-resistance method to decorate eggs known as Pysanky.
“It is an art form,” said Philip. “...it’s the meaning behind, the symbolism, the patience that goes behind it too.”
The students are given a tool used to put the wax onto the egg, then they dip the egg into a colored dye and repeat the process until they achieve their desired look.
Once the egg has dried, another tool is used to extract the raw egg from inside the shell.
This is the second year the students have had a chance to use the wax-resistant method for their easter eggs.
The lesson jumpstarts a journey for Phillips and several of her students as they take a class trip to Russia this Easter weekend with the first stop at Moscow.
“We want (the students) to be their whole self and find themselves. For me, being someone who really loves Russian culture and Slovak culture, I just want to impart a little of my passion onto them.”
All you need is a spare bra, a glue gun, a whole bunch of Peeps and a sense of adventure. (Also some spray varnish if you want it to last forever.) (And really, who wouldn't?
Each Friday I share three websites for you to check out! This week, I've found fun Easter Egg hunt ideas and a website that should make you smile if you're having a tough day.
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