15% of U.S. youth out of school, lack job

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday. That's almost 15 percent of those aged 16 to 24 more…

Steve Wynn: University on path to blindness cure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDICALXPRESS) — Las Vegas casino tycoon Steve Wynn said Friday that he gave $25 million to support blindness research at the University of Iowa after becoming convinced that more…

Supreme Court weighs affirmative action

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="lwM2d4ZjrgXn5hxWe0U5ZZnoOi5CDOJ8" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday surrounding the constitutionality of a 2006 Michigan law banning racial preferences at universities and other institutions, and a more…

Vote to elevate abortion to 'human right'

by Alex Newman -- Despite escalating political opposition and the lack of legal jurisdiction, the full European Parliament is set to vote on a resolution declaring abortion and mandatory sexual education for more…

Math skills: U.S. 21st out of 23 economies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on Friday released the initial results of an international survey of adult skills in literacy more…

Transgender boy invades girls' bathroom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Q4b2QxZzpfb0Y_80kbwBMKMIh4gk4TXc" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Girls at a Colorado high school are being forced to allow an older boy to use their bathrooms as the result of a policy of more…

Government watchdog warns about menu police

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A government watchdog organization on Thursday warned about the new menu police that could soon sweep the nation – and the legal liabilities that could be presented to more…