Boy suspended for kissing girl

A 6-year-old Colorado boy was suspended from school for 2 days for kissing a female classmate on the hand.

The national media dragged the school district for burdening first-grader Hunter Yelton with a "sexual harassment" infraction on his school records. In response to the public outcry, the district downgraded the sexual harassment charge to misconduct.

The boy's mother, Jennifer Saunders, expressed outrage at the school district's decision to suspend her son.

"He is 6 years old, and that is absolutely ridiculous for him to have 'sexual harassment' on his record, even it is (only on the district's) record," she said.

But the girl's mother stands behind the school's decision to suspend the boy and to label him a sexual predator.

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Paula Deen Apology

Celebrity chef Paula Deen is reeling from the backlash to her admission that she routinely calls black people "niggers." In a video released by her camp today, Deen says: "I want to apologize to everybody for the wrong that I've done." Looking somewhat befuddled, she continues: "I want to learn and grow from this. Inappropriate, hurtful language is totally, totally unacceptable. I've made plenty of mistakes along the way, but I beg you, my children, my team, my fans, my partners, I beg for your forgiveness. Please forgive me for the mistakes that I've made."

Update: According to published reports, Food Network has fired Paula Deen.

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