High-schoolers reading, math scores hit a wall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — America’s high school seniors' reading and math test scores are barely holding steady or slumping, according to national standardized test results released late Tuesday. Between 2013 more…

Dozens sick in mumps outbreak at Harvard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)Please stop infecting each other. That's the message Harvard University has for students after a mumps outbreak left 40 people sick over the past two months. The university more…

Trump University suit gets court OK to proceed

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3236964" align="aligncenter" width="599"] A judge ruled a case against Donald Trump over his Trump University may proceed.[/caption] A New York State Supreme Court justice ruled the case more…

'Radical' Republican set example of enlightenment

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3230214" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ulysses S. Grant[/caption] Born April 27, 1822, into a Methodist family in Ohio, he was nominated at age 17 for a position at West more…

Feds push Islam in class to stop 'bullying' of Muslims

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_3235134" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A U.S. Department of Education is instructing educators to be aware of bullying of Muslim students and to "include Islam" in their classroom lesson more…

School boots girls who beat classmate to death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DELAWARE ONLINE) — Female students involved in the deadly assault of Amy Inita Joyner-Francis last week were removed from Howard High School of Technology until more details are more…

Dictionary adds 'genderqueer,' neutral title 'Mx.'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — Merriam-Webster, the leading publisher of dictionaries in the United States, added over 2,000 new words and phrases to their unabridged dictionary last week, including the terms more…