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...

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...

Poor Marks for Teachers in Midterms

THE 2018 MIDTERM election came on the heels of widespread teacher unrest that, in part, prompted thousands of educators to run for office. But as...

American Academy of Pediatrics Strengthens Call to Ban Spanking

USING CORPORAL punishment, such as spanking, when disciplining children is detrimental and leads to lasting effects, a leading professional association says in a new policy...

Johns Hopkins ranked No. 12 in the world by ‘U.S. News’

Johns Hopkins University ranks No. 12 on U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the Best Global Universities, which was released today, and among the...

Arthritis patients could see higher drug prices under Trump plan: Study

A Trump administration plan to lower drug costs for seniors on Medicare could end up forcing seniors to pay hundreds of dollars more for their arthritis medication,...

Suburban students say more education needed in schools about sexual consent

A growing national #MeToo movement and furor over the controversial confirmation of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after an accusation of sexual...

Teachers Crowdfund Millions for Classroom Supplies

EVERY SCHOOL YEAR, teachers in the U.S. fundraise nearly as much money for classroom supplies using crowdfunding websites as the federal government provides them through...

6 Louisiana Public Schools Named Nationally for Achievement

Six Louisiana public schools are 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools, a federal designation to honor schools that are high-performing or that have closed achievement gaps. The U.S....

Instagram’s Co-Founders to Step Down From Company

SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the co-founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram, have resigned and plan to leave the company in...

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The Best Old-School Hotels on New York’s Upper East Side

There aren’t many places in the world impervious to time and trend—places whose identities are as reliable and consistent as a neighborhood bistro. But...
Open a book: one customer spent more than $600,000 in a single visit

Some people go to Vegas to gamble, others to buy really rare books

What reward does one buy after winning at the gambling tables in Las Vegas or sitting through an excruciatingly dull convention there? A Rolex? A designer...
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Does Eating Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?

If you want to lose weight, for one, breakfast may not actually be that important after all. A recent meta-analysis in the BMJ investigating the effect of...

How a 27-Year-Old CEO Built a Near $1 Billion Fashion Startup

Zilingo Pte’s path to becoming a fashion platform with a valuation approaching $1 billion began in December 2014 when Ankiti Bose, then an analyst...

Denver teacher strike: ‘If they don’t pay us, shut it down!’ What to know...

DENVER – When Jenna Jones told her third-graders why she planned to join a teacher strike Monday, several students at the predominately low-income school...