Five Feet Apart tells the story of 17-year-old Stella who spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient living a life full of routines, boundaries and self-control – all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen with the same illness. There's an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction. Related articles Pet Sematary reviews: What do critics say about new horror movie Five Feet Apart release, cast, plot, trailer - All you need to know What do critics say about Five Feet Apart? The movie, directed by Justin Baldoni, has a 53 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The critics' consensus reads: "Elevated considerably by Haley Lu Richardson's performance but bogged down by clichés, Five Feet Apart doesn't tug at the heartstrings quite as deftly as … [Read more...] about Five Feet Apart reviews: What do critics say about Cystic Fibrosis teen romance film?
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Scott Peterson/Getty images/The Christian Science Monitor/File Afghan boys stood beside a car decorated for newlyweds outside a wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan, in November 2015. A brief visit by an American reporter at a Pashtun wedding prompted a series of Taliban death threats to the Afghans who escorted the reporter. Loading... December 7, 2018 Two ways to read the story Quick Read Deep Read ( 5 Min. ) By Scott Peterson Staff writer @peterson__scott Swept up in the jubilation of a cease-fire last June between Afghan and Taliban forces, Abdullah ventured back to his Taliban-controlled home village in Wardak province for the first time in a decade. What awaited him was the horrifying realization that an episode from 2-1/2 years before, when he drove an American reporter to a Pashtun wedding in Kabul, had landed him firmly on the insurgents’ kill list. “When we saw you over there with the American, we added you to the list … [Read more...] about What one death threat says about Taliban’s campaign of fear
Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope. Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope. Photo: Grove, Handout Photo: Grove, Handout Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope. Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope. Photo: Grove, Handout Book World: What one man's 40 years in solitary says about America's criminal justice system 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and … [Read more...] about Book World: What one man’s 40 years in solitary says about America’s criminal justice system
Fighting with My Family is a heartwarming comedy based on the incredible true story of WWE Superstar Paige. Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her family and face this new, cut-throat world alone. Related articles Fighting With My Family movie: Is the movie based on a true story? Paige: WWE megastar opens up on lonely childhood before rise to fame What do critics say about Fighting with My Family? Fighting with My Family has an impressive 93 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The critics' consensus reads: "Much like the sport it celebrates, Fighting with My Family muscles past clichés with a potent blend of energy and committed acting that should leave audiences cheering." Mara Reinstein for Us Weekly Both an offbeat comedy and classically rousing underdog tale, this indie … [Read more...] about Fighting with My Family reviews: What do critics say about Fighting with My Family?
The student commenters on our site faced another week of divisive politics, existential questions and media mania — and all with compassion, humility and a healthy dose of humor. In addition to the many comments we received on our writing prompts this week, we also noticed that some of our older prompts were lighting up. Students from Nashville, Tenn., weighed in on our 2017 Student Opinion question “Is Live-Streaming Classrooms a Good Idea?” and students from Paris responded to many of our past questions. Thank you for sharing your thoughts! We’d like to take this as an opportunity to remind everyone that all the writing prompts we’ve published since 2016 are open for comment indefinitely. And, though we don’t call out older comments in this weekly roundup, we still read everything you write! Read on to find out what teenagers had to say this week about the incident at the Lincoln Memorial, whether everyone should go to college and a fast-food feast … [Read more...] about What Students Are Saying About: The Incident at the Lincoln Memorial, Going to College and a Photo of Fast-Food at the White House