Iowa is the Best State in the U.S., Says 2018 Best States Report

Washington, D.C. – Iowa is the best state in the country, according to the second annual 2018 Best States study from U.S. News &...

Amazon starts delivering to your car trunk, wherever it’s parked

SAN FRANCISCO — I gave Amazon the keys to my car last week and it went pretty well. Not that Amazon needed a lift (and the actual...

Best States 2018: How They Were Ranked

The Best States rankings from U.S. News & World Report shows how each of the 50 U.S. states ranks in 77 metrics across eight...

Improbable Cause

One death, then another, and another — all in the same house. The first two written off as a tragic coincidence, until the third...

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U.S. Secretary of Education coming to Bay District Schools

The U.S. Secretary of Education will be in Panama City Monday. Secretary Betsy DeVos and Congressman Neal Dunn will visit Cedar Grove, which has been...

DHS plans to use credit-scores to judge who may become a citizen

The US Department of Homeland Security has published a new proposed rule that would make people ineligible for US citizenship if their credit-scores were poor. Notionally, the...

Black Teachers Improve Outcomes for Black Students

BLACK STUDENTS WHO HAVE just one black teacher in elementary school are more likely to graduate and more likely to enroll in college – and...

Scuttlebiz: What if Georgia’s low education ‘ranking’ is wrong?

The most complex obstacle to attracting talented professionals from other states to work in metro Augusta’s burgeoning cybersecurity industry is actually quite simple. They think...

Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction

Discovering where people find meaning in life is a challenging task. One way is to give them an opportunity to write, in their own...