Sarah Cooper, American University graduate, received more than just her diploma on her graduation day. Sam Miller, fellow graduate and boyfriend since her freshman year, proposed marriage with a diamond engagement ring.
Baker City -
It's that time of year, and everyone expects something special at graduation. For these Baker High School graduates in Oregon, there was no disappointment. This year's commencement was filled with words of wisdom.
A possible attempt to kill former president Jimmy Carter has been foiled on a trip to Gaza. A car bomb was found along the route that Carter was taking. Carter was in Gaza to give a graduation speech for UN-run schools.
Eighteen years ago a father committed a horrible crime in order not to have to pay child support. He injected his infant son with a tainted needle of HIV infected blood at a hospital where the boy was recovering from an illness.
It's that time of year again to bring out the cap and gown as family members pack venues across the country to see their family members walk across the stage and receive that diploma. But for many students in Texas, they will not be walking.
The goal of so many people: a college education. At 83-years-old, Ruth Stoeffler has earned her Bachelor's Degree in Social Science Studies from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. She began her degree program in 1995.
The American Civil Liberties Union has brought forth the first-ever type lawsuit against Palm Beach County School District for the violation of providing a quality education, claiming there are not enough students graduating from high school.
Last month, Maine passed legislation that stated all graduating high school seniors are to be encouraged to apply to at least one post-secondary program. Now they want to step that up to a requirement.
'Il Daddy I vuole i nuovi boobs per la graduazione.' Translation: Daddy I want new boobs for graduation. In Italy it's the top graduation gift for girls. The girls don't want cars or money, give them the boobs and they are happy little campers.