LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Native American casino in California must remain closed for the foreseeable future because of the threat of violence from a tribal faction that sought to take over the establishment weeks ago, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.
Last year, Wendy Heller Chovnick, a former Teach For America manager, spoke out against her former organization in The Washington Post, decrying its "inability and unwillingness to honestly address valid criticism." An internal media strategy memo, obtained by The Nation, confirms Chovnick's concerns.
Technicolored hair, body piercings, armadillo shoes—you’d think the 21st century had a lock on out-there fashion trends. But baffling sartorial crazes are hardly a modern development. From voluminous wigs to personal air fresheners to a town full of stilt-walkers, you’ll find the history books are filled with eyebrow-raising fashions meant to show off one’s social status. Here are seven trends that will make you grateful for jeggings (well, almost).1. Scented Cones British MuseumTomb paintings from Ancient Egypt—such as the above, from the Tomb of Nebamun, c. 1350 BCE—depict noblewomen wi