Texas school shooting follows tragically familiar script as students endure 22nd attack of its kind this year

Texas school shooting follows tragically familiar script as students endure 22nd attack of its kind this year

Posted May 19, 2018 08:35:57 The most chilling account wasn’t the desperate fear of teenagers fleeing death, parents’ heartbreaking search for loved ones or the detached listing of the body count from first responders. It came from teenager Paige Curry who explained she wasn’t even surprised that a deadly shooting …

Homecoming Queens: friends turn chronic illness into comedy script | Television & radio

When you’re young, says writer Michelle Law, you think life will be pretty straightforward: school, uni, partner, maybe kids. Nobody ever factors in developing a chronic illness. For Law and her friend Chloë Reeson, this was their reality. Law developed alopecia – an autoimmune disease that results in hair loss …

Donald Trump’s week: Immigration frustration, going off script and more ‘fake news’

Donald Trump’s week: Immigration frustration, going off script and more ‘fake news’

Updated April 06, 2018 11:07:05 Photo: Donald Trump made a point of saying ‘Happy Easter’ to his fellow Americans. (Reuters: Carlos Barria) Easter is a strange time in America, I find. Good Friday isn’t a holiday and nor is Easter Monday. There are no mountains of hot-crossed buns in the …

Commonwealth Games set to follow a familiar Australia-heavy script on Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games set to follow a familiar Australia-heavy script on Gold Coast

Updated March 15, 2018 10:28:30 Photo: The 2018 Commonwealth Games begin on the Gold Coast in April. (Supplied: 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games) If this were to be the Commonwealth Games’ swansong on the Gold Coast in a few weeks, would we really care? Some see it as an outdated …