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3 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog
From TechDirt.com Case Over No-Fly List Takes Bizarre Turn As Gov't Puts Witness On No Fly List, Then Denies Having Done So from the shameless dept As you my have heard, there's a trial going on here in San Francisco about the legality of the complete lack of any sort of due process concerning the US's "no fly" list.
Should religious groups be tax exempt?
What's the youngest age at which the death penalty should be applied?
7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
Some in the press have inquired about the November 2010 letter urging the Federal Reserve not to undertake a second round of quantitative easing.
12 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal
A former political consultant to the millionaire businesswoman who unsuccessfully ran for the presidency of Madagascar is suing the Belmont resident over more than $165,000 in unpaid bills.
16 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Don't go calling California's 2016 GOP presidential primary or general election for Chris Christie just yet, but a new Field Poll finds the Golden State's voters like him better than four other potential Republican candidates.
Gynecologist Dr. Leah Millheiser talks with a new patient at Stanford in Palo Alto, California, on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.
Damian Ewens sits in his snazzy office at BetaSpring, a Providence business incubator.
Students in the United States made scant headway on recent global achievement exams and slipped deeper in the international rankings amid fast-growing competition abroad, according to test results released Tuesday.
I am writing this column while not checking my email, fielding a phone call, consulting with colleagues or eating my lunch.
For many years, intelligence was thought to be static and could not be altered. Informal research has shown this to be particularly true when it comes to students thinking about their mathematics intelligence.
Each week, we take a look at a word or phrase that's caught our attention, whether for its history, usage, etymology, or just because it has an interesting story.
The announcement is being made at the Leapfrog Annual Meeting on December 3 in Arlington, Va., which gathers key decision-makers from Leapfrog's network of purchaser members, industry partners, health care stakeholders and national collaborators.
The standards are being implemented in 45 states and the District of Columbia, but critics say they were written in private and never tested in real classrooms, and that educators aren't familiar enough with the standards to use them.
Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.
A closely-watched federal trial challenging the government's secret practice of putting travelers on no-fly lists begins on Monday in San Francisco.
The universe is immense and mysterious, but there are objects that astronomers can discuss, including X-ray beacons, black holes, galaxy clusters and gas clouds within those clusters that are heated to 1 million degrees.
Low levels of the hormone estrogen are not to blame for mood swings and poor memory after menopause, a new study suggests.