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48 min ago | TaxVox
You never know until you ask. Testifying before the House Budget Committee on Friday, OMB Director Sylvia Burwell said she's willing to talk about further adjusting spending caps.
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5 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine
The findings suggest that technology and innovation can benefit from the exploratory learning and probabilistic reasoning skills that come naturally to young children, many of whom are learning to use smartphones even before they can tie their shoelaces.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Preschoolers with iPads work with a casual speed that can mystify those whose "Generation" begins with B and sometimes even X or Y. But it's not really a mystery.
10 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat
The University of California has expanded its policy against sexual violence to include new education and reporting requirements and broader protection for victims.
California's community college students could soon stay put - and pay a lot less - to earn what they thought they would have to go elsewhere to get: a four-year bachelor's degree.
For many years I had a much older friend. My friend was highly intelligent and musically cultured, but he had an odd quirk: He listened to Arnold Schoenberg's atonal, and highly dissonant, music for pleasure.
Bridging the gap between experiencing and learning is the Baxter Robot by Rethink Robotics.
They are the math ambassadors. They are fresh off a trip to Mexico, where they spent two weeks at an internationally acclaimed math research institute.
Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.
In this May 20, 2010, photo, American hikers Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal sit at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran, Iran.
When John Pulos of Montour Falls tunes in to watch the CBS news program "60 Minutes" on Sunday evenings this fall, he'll be paying extra attention now that a longtime friend was named as one of the show's correspondents.
The 12th International Photo Competition on "Earthen architectures: landscapes of architectures" is an initiative of the Municipality of Casalincontrada, in the Italian province of Chieti and the Documentation Centre on Earth Architectures, Terrae onus Association The "rediscovery" of the knowledge linked to earthen architecture recomposed in ... (more)
There is a new policy going into effect across the state. The UC system is changing the way it handles sexual assaults.
A new study has found that preschoolers can sometimes outsmart grownups when it comes to figuring out how gadgets work because they are more flexible and less biased in their ideas about cause and effect.
The remains of an automobile is pictured on the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California January 21, 2014.
Both Butler and Khalidi recently had events canceled at Jewish institutions after critics raised objections to their views on Israel.