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45 min ago | Journal-Pioneer
Composer Steven Sametz has written dozens of pieces in his long and prolific career, perhaps none so personal as the one he's about to begin: a requiem for the victims of the schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn.
Whose policies do more to help the poor?
Are you smart enough to be a US Marine?
4 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers
Twenty-five primary schools had national curriculum test results wiped out this year due to cheating or mistakes in administering the papers, official figures show.
4 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle
Hundreds of primary schools in England are failing to give their pupils a decent education in reading, writing and arithmetic, official figures suggest.
6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
So there was shock in his pleasant Canyon Country neighborhood on Wednesday when police arrested Anderson on suspicion of killing his wife, then shooting to death his comatose sister at a Los Angeles nursing home.
Forget about my two front teeth, all I want for Christmas is a video game not focused on blood and gore.
Having a mother who drank during pregnancy was also linked to significant emotional and behavioral issues, the study found.
Kids' tablets range from educational toys that perform more like hand-hand gaming devices to Android tablets good for whole family.
The Kentucky museum that promotes a literal telling of the history of the Bible is offering free admission to children in 2014.
Children from similar backgrounds and of similar abilities can end up with different prospects just because of where they were born and the quality of the school they attended, according to the watchdog's annual report.
WASHINGTON -- Congressional negotiators, in a rare show of bipartisanship, reached a modest U.S. budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $65 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Defense Department, with votes expected in both houses by week's end.
It's that time of year again: doctors caring for Medicare patients once more face a steep pay cut.
Police are warning of the dangers of laser pens after teenagers were seen shining a pen into people's faces in Queen Street.
Bosnian Roma people showcase a national dance during a visit by Bosnia's most popular former rock star, now composer of ethnic music inspired by Roma culture, Goran Bregovic, second from right, in Sarajevo, on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
The St. Louis-based Really Big Coloring Books, Inc. published "Ted Cruz to the Future," an "educational" activity and comic book for kids featuring the freshman senator from Texas and tea party favorite.
They are given instruction on the finer points of makeup, wardrobe, sign language and even reindeer care.
Chancellor George Osborne has indicated pensioners' benefits could be reviewed in the years after the election because 'we have got to look at how we can afford them' Campaigners for the elderly have launched a new effort to warn politicians against scrapping pensioners' benefits including bus passes and winter fuel payments.