The euro zone has stepped back from the brink of disaster for now, but the global economy could soon be staring into another abyss if U.S. politicians fail to head off $600 billion in
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association likes to boast that athletes graduate at rates higher than non-athletes – in some cases, significantly higher.
School board members in Springtown, Texas, have voted to change district policy to allow male teachers to administer corporal punishment to female students, but only with written permission from parents.
Washington state was once well above the national average for the percentage of high-school students who went to college. But today, by some measures, we are one of the lowest states in the country.
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German airline brokers deal to fund production, while Australian biofuel company will take home the profits.
Each has answers. But basically it comes down to these: To serve the greater good. To win a public-relations race. And, most especially, to enhance reputations.
E. Gordon Gee makes millions as president of Ohio State University, but a Dayton Daily News investigation found the university spends almost as much for Gee to travel the globe, throw parties, wine and dine donors, woo prospective faculty, hang out with students and staff and maintain a 9,600-square-foot mansion on 1.3 acres
As icebergs in the Kayak Harbour pop and hiss while melting away, this remote Arctic town and its culture are also disappearing as the climate changes.
The Kremlin says the university will join the world's best in a decade, but skeptics say it will be hard to recruit to a place that is "unbearably freezing and windy."