Consensus principle stymieing unity at SE Asian meetings

For 49 years, the unity of Southeast Asia's main grouping has hinged on its founding principle: decisions by consensus. But that cardinal principle is now proving to be the biggest headache for its members, who began important meetings Saturday deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea.

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Top 5 techniques of an excellent teacher

The Muscogee County School District 2016 Teacher of the Year, Stefan Lawrence, Carver High, provides the examples

And the district’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, Sheryl Green of Jordan High, provides the analysis

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Discussions get lively at the race relations and policing forum in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and NAACP Georgia President Francys Johnson discuss police training and race relations during a forum at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.
Robin Trimarchi rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com
Discussions get lively at the race relations and policing forum in Columbus 10:52

Discussions get lively at the race relations and policing forum in Columbus

Young writers share their original short stories 1:52

Young writers share their original short stories

Stefan Lawrence motivates his students to find their genius 4:59

Stefan Lawrence motivates his students to find their genius

Chandler Saxton found guilty of murder 2:50

Chandler Saxton found guilty of murder