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A strike by low-wage workers at Arabtec - the construction giant building the Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi, a branch campus of New York University and a series of other megaprojects - has ended after police entered labour camps and immigration services issued a series of deportation notices.
I was recently invited to attend a briefing on values and leadership at the White House in Washington, D.C. It was graciously convened by President Obama's Office of Public Engagement and the D.C. Global Shapers.
Drawing on data from a nationally representative survey of more than 3,000 children and teenagers, scientists have connected consumption of di-2-ethylhexylphthalate , a phthalate used in food packaging, with elevated blood pressure.
New York, NY - Higher body mass index and obesity rates in adults may have something to with having ADHD as a child.
A man thought to be a British soldier was killed by two men in a frenzied attack on a London street.
Although White House Chief Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler claims to have learned about the IRS audit scandal only last month, she had three unprecedented one-on-one meetings last year with the Treasury Department's chief lawyer, who has known about the inspector general's investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative ... (more)
Chelsea Clinton, who has said her marriage fueled her interest in interfaith relations, will head a multi-faith institute at New York University.
Nearly three-quarters of the class of 2013 -- 50 seniors -- applied and were admitted to colleges across the country through early action/early decision.
Bono and Denzel Washington brought some superstar glamour to graduation day in New York on Wednesday as the celebrated their daughters' academic achievements.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized five facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award for their efforts to reduce emissions that threaten public health while increasing energy reliability and efficiency."Our Energy Star CHP award winners are better serving their students and patients while ... (more)
Rocker Bono made an appearance at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, but this time, he was in the audience.
The 35-year-old American has already played poets Allen Ginsberg and Hart Crane .
These three new logo designs proposed for the University of New Hampshire have prompted the formation of UNH Students Against The Change of the Thompson Hall Logo.
Newswise - The American Philosophical Society has awarded New York University neuroscientist J. Anthony Movshon its 2013 Karl Spencer Lashley Award in recognition of his "pioneering work on the neuroscience of vision." Movshon, director of New York University's Center for Neural Science, is the second NYU neuroscience professor to receive the ... (more)
Chen Guangcheng is a blind self-taught lawyer and famous human rights activist in China.