1st photos from new island in Pacific

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The first photographs have emerged of a newly formed volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean after three men climbed to the peak of the land mass more…

NAACP fights schools over non-English speakers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) WASHINGTON – A plan that would dedicate two public high schools in suburban Washington to immigrants and second-generation students struggling with English is pitting black and more…

Harried parents embrace Uber to shuttle kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Suvita Melehy, who practices law in Silver Spring, Md., has mastered the art of moving her kids around, using a combination of carpooling, trading favors, reducing more…

Students use bats, brass knuckles in racial brawl

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWYORK) — Police on Long Island are investigating after high school students brawled with one another using baseball bats and brass knuckles following a lunchroom dispute. A family more…

Have scientists found the elixir of youth?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — An elixir of youth could be on the horizon after scientists identified a new class of drugs that dramatically slow the ageing process. The new medicines, more…

Obama orders feds: Help college kids pay off loans

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1054335" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama's newest executive order gives college students more rights over their loan repayments.[/caption] President Obama announced a series of executive actions Tuesday aimed more…

High school now scans faces at door

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KSDK) — ST. LOUIS - A St. Louis city high school is one of the first in the nation to have a new kind of security. Facial recognition more…