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578 Million Dollar School, Energy Drinks Are Bad, Tropical Storm Danielle

Campus of the Robert F. Kennedy Schools in LA

Campus of the Robert F. Kennedy Schools in LA

LA will open the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools next month, in the former Ambassador Hotel where the Democratic presidential candidate was shot in 1968.  “With an eye-popping price tag of $578 million, it will mark the inauguration of the nation’s most expensive public school ever.”  The K-12 school will be home to 4,200 students.  In a failing district, is it worth the money?  The Huffington Post

The Canadian Medical Association says energy drinks like Red Bull, Monster or Rockstar shouldn’t be marketed to kids.  All that caffeine and sugar is bad for them, eh?  Edmonton Journal

Will Tropical Storm Danielle reach hurricane status?  It should within the next 24 hours, according to an advisory from the U.S. National Hurricane Center this morning.  Reuters

Think your morning commute stinks?  Try being stuck in a traffic jam for NINE days!  That’s what life is like for drivers in Beijing.  BBC News

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