The three branches of the U. According to the doctrine of separation of powers, the U. Constitution distributed the power of the federal government among these three branches, and built a system of checks and balances to ensure that no one branch could become too powerful. Constitution , who vehemently opposed concentrating too much power in any one body of government.
Reuters - In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California. Those are just three of a series of local classroom initiatives that Grammy-winning singer Lady Gaga has pledged to fund as students in those shaken communities, the latest U. Her aim is to bring a measure of hope to places devastated by an extraordinary week of mass shootings in a country numbed by a steady beat of news about gun violence. The value of the total donation was not disclosed. DonorsChoose did not respond to a Reuters question on the matter.
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There's no denying that season 3 of This Is Us made us tear up, while giving us a weekly dose of nostalgia. NBC's feel-good drama returned at the end of September , and ever since, the Pearson family has done what they do best: shuffled from one heart-wrenching moment to the next. Here's how the season closer stacked up: Randall Sterling K. Brown and Beth's Susan Kelechi Watson marriage is still intact after a difficult and trying season that tested their marriage.