Though it may be too soon to declare a new baby boom, an increase in the number of births in the United States has caught the attention of demographers and made the newest generation of Americans the largest in 45 years.
The body of Lance Cpl. James Michael Gluff, of Tunnel Hill, Ga., will arrive in Chattanooga today. The 20-year-old Marine was killed in Iraq on Saturday.
Author and teacher Colman McCarthy urged students at Girls Preparatory School to become peacemakers in a violent world by reaching out to those in need and using their collective power to push for everything from a peace curriculum to higher wages for school workers.
Pacifist and author Colman McCarthy spent today talking to students at Girls Preparatory School about ways to be peacemakers in a violent world — from raising loving children and reaching out to people in need to staging non-violent strikes that can move the balance of power.