April Thompson is a writer, home educator, and grassroots activist. She has a background in pro-life political work and speaks to national, state and local groups on life issues. April lives near Dallas, Texas with her husband and four children.
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Notes from a running nerd: musings and more on all things running.
New Balance and runDisney will debut Cinderella and Goofy-themed running shoes along with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse styles in 2014.
Runners can register for the sold out Disney Princess Half Marathon through the race’s new presenting sponsor, the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Runners can now apply to run the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon and the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. Both races will hold lottery drawings.
The 13.1 Marathon Series of seven races has a new title sponsor in Michelob ULTRA.
NFL junkie Eric Golub reports on his favorite obsession. There is no football offseason. Every February he pretends to care about other sports while sobbing uncontrollably each Sunday until September.
The cold hard truth about politics in America today and the state of this once great nation.
Politics, economics, and business from a real world perspective.
The pursuit of all that is joyous in travelling the globe is the essence of The Good Life, whether its Hawaii or the South of France.
Beaten down before, tyranny rises again, at home and abroad. America stands at the brink, as the world begins to burn. Awake to the dangers.
Published 12:01 a.m. December 5, 2013
During a women's rights protest, 7,00 women tried to storm a local church while men surrounded the cathedral in an attempt to protect it.
Published 8:14 p.m. November 28, 2013
New arrivals join in the most American of holidays, adding their own cultural flavors to the feast.
Published 3:06 p.m. November 21, 2013
New technologies increase ways people can give, as well as the charities asking for funds.
Published 11:20 p.m. November 14, 2013
The 100 year history of man-made trans fats in the food supply may be coming to a close.
Published 7:44 a.m. November 7, 2013
Veterans groups seeks ways to inspire veterans to civic action and bring understanding to civilians.
Published 10:16 a.m. November 2, 2013
Cocoa experts work to solve problems of low production as more people demand chocolate treats.
Published 8:21 a.m. October 17, 2013
Assets forfeiture is a tool commonly used by law enforcement, but opponents say it violated due process and property rights.
Published 8:34 a.m. October 12, 2013
The budget process is hamstrung by a fractious political atmosphere that reforms alone may not alleviate.
Published 7:52 a.m. October 11, 2013
Congressional scholar Norman Ornstein explains the roles of budget resolutions, continuing resolutions and the CBO in the spending process.
Published 7:50 a.m. October 10, 2013
Congressional scholar Norman Ornstein explains the federal spending process and the current dysfunction in Congress.
Published 7:40 a.m. October 3, 2013
Private businesses and organizations that manage public lands don't use federal funds are being forced to close because of the shutdown.
Published 12:14 p.m. September 26, 2013
Christians are being driven out of their ancestral homelands by violence and persecution.
Published 9:50 a.m. September 19, 2013
Team Rubicon is a unique disaster relief organization that allows military veterans to use their skills in service.
Published 7:11 a.m. September 12, 2013
"It's a Girl" are the three most dangerous words that can be heard at the birth of a child in India and China.
Published 7:26 a.m. September 5, 2013
The world's most exclusive fraternity has a unique perspective of Syria, but not all members are willing to share it.