School replaces blind child's cane with noodle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="xicGFjcjqqMb9h1EMn-xHdHnplXF97lU" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (FOX4KC) — KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two North Kansas City parents are outraged after they say their blind son’s cane was taken away from him more…

Jeb Bush's Common Core problem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY SIGNAL) Jeb Bush has long advocated for all 50 states to adopt Common Core national standards. Now that the former Florida governor has all but confirmed his more…

Now beavers blamed for global warming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IBTIMES) — Beavers are contributing to climate change, adding an estimated 800 million kg of methane to the atmosphere every year, scientists have found. Over the last century, more…

University says yes to hundreds of rejected applicants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Sam Stephenson was steeling himself for another round of college applications after his first choice, Johns Hopkins University, turned him down. Then the 17-year-old from Culpeper more…

Students leave schools over Ferguson, NYC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="xjbnZjcjoUIpENC9VgkGUE8uU9STrKyv" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BOSTONGLOBE) — Hundreds of Boston public school students walked out of class Tuesday to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers more…

Electric cars actually make air dirtier

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="AydGdicjonXxj9Eo6UFrDcetwAQwXd6w" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON (AP) — People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study finds their more…

Boy-genius investor made it all up

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="4wbGdicjrRI5JcToK2F8qNzNHa2ua7tH" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (OBSERVER) — It’s been a tough month for factchecking. After the Rolling Stone campus rape story unraveled, readers of all publications can be forgiven for more…

Teachers busted mocking own students

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.com) — Parents of Edison special education students are furious in the wake of accusations that Edison schoolteachers participated in an online chat that insulted the types of more…