Woman suspended for 'sex with student'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.com) — MENDHAM, New Jersey — Nicole McDonough, the 32-year-old teacher at West Morris Mendham High School accused of having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student, has more…

Middle-schoolers transformed by meditation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="N2cjhrcjqAjFq7d1UZmfXJcMjx8sWjBq" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NBCNEWS) — Silence isn't something people usually associate with middle school, but twice a day the halls of Visitacion Valley School in San Francisco fall more…

U.S. student-loan debt tops $800 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — From November 2013 through November 2014, the aggregate balance in the federal direct student loan program--as reported by the Monthly Treasury Statement--rose from $687,149,000,000 to $806,561,000,000, more…

Activists: Schools must teach sex consent to kindergartners

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_489639" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Kindergarten Cop"[/caption] Fresh off a victory in getting a law passed that regulates sexual encounters between students on college campuses, more…

Secret Nazi atomic bunker discovered

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — A network of underground tunnels and bunkers used by the Nazis to develop an atomic bomb has been discovered in Austria by a filmmaker. The complex more…

'Sexiest astrophysicist': Christmas is heathen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) — Neil deGrasse Tyson is a very smart guy. Astrophysicist and cosmologist with degrees from Harvard and Columbia. Director of the Hayden Planetarium. Research associate more…

Harvard Law cited for handling of sexual assaults

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTONGLOBE) — The US Department of Education announced Tuesday that Harvard Law School had violated federal rules governing the handling of sexual assault and harassment complaints, and has more…