For most 8-year-olds, helping out a friend at lunchtime might involve sharing a snack or making a mutually beneficial trade. But when third-grader Cayden Taipalus realized some students at his school had to forgo hot meals because they had negative lunch account balances, he raised enough money to help thousands of his peers.
Donor nations, rainforest-rich countries and multilateral institutions will have to spend tens of billions of dollars in the next few years to ensure that nations undergoing deforestation will have incentives to halt the practice, a report released on Monday said.
Gun rights supporters rallied in the state’s capital of Springfield Wednesday morning for the group’s annual Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day. The Associated Press reports IGOLD participants want state lawmakers to relax restrictions on where gun owners can take their concealed weapons to include currently banned places like parks, libraries and aboard mass transit.