Number Of Americans Who Believe In Evolution Has Doubled In Past 30 Years
June 03 2014 3:50 PM EDT
According to a poll of more than 1,000 Americans, support for evolution has doubled, while belief in "divine-intervention" has decreased.
Asian Nations Outperform The West In Latest Global Education Index
June 02 2014 3:21 AM EDT
The report urges developing countries to focus on creating an army of effective teachers and giving them the autonomy to perform.
How Newark Schooled Zuckerberg
May 30 2014 3:23 PM EDT
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is donating $120 million to Bay Area public schools, and a messy affair in New Jersey was a "big influence."
Foreign Students, Like Guest Workers, Charge Abuse In US
May 27 2014 3:31 PM EDT
A Bible college founder is accused of using students’ immigration status to coerce them to work for as little as 90 cents an hour.
China Flexes In South China Sea, Sinks Vietnamese Fishing Vessel
May 26 2014 9:42 PM EDT
Ten fishermen were on board.
When Curiosity Goes Too Far In The Classroom
May 21 2014 5:00 PM EDT
Two elementary school students in Brooklyn were arrested on Wednesday and charged with putting poison into their teacher's water bottle.
Journalists Dominate Twitter During Jill Abramson’s Commencement Speech
May 19 2014 2:03 PM EDT
Hundreds of journalists and news outlets reacted on Twitter to Jill Abramson's commencement address at Wake Forest University.
Bitcoin's Latest Controversy: A Former Disney Child Star's Ascent
May 16 2014 7:44 AM EDT
Members were unhappy that Brock Pierce, a controversial actor and former Disney child star, was named as a director.
Student Debt Hit $1.1 Trillion, Tops Credit Card Debt And Auto Loans
May 13 2014 8:52 PM EDT
Student debt increased to an unprecedented $1.1 trillion.
US Yet Again Urges China To Reduce Yuan Control, Trade Barriers
May 13 2014 7:16 AM EDT
U.S. manufacturers have repeatedly complained that China holds down the yuan's value, giving an unfair advantage to Chinese exporters.
Xi Jinping: China Must Embrace 'New Normal' As Growth Slows
May 12 2014 4:30 AM EDT
In the previous quarter, China's trade fell by 0.5 percent while its economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent.
Euro Suffers Greatest Dip In Weeks
May 10 2014 11:14 AM EDT
German exports also fell 1.8 percent on the month, while imports declined 0.9% from February.
Stanford To Divest From Coal Industry
May 06 2014 7:55 PM EDT
The decision is the biggest victory yet for the 'fossil free' student movement.
US, Singapore Deal To Curb Offshore Tax Evasion
May 06 2014 9:28 AM EDT
Singapore aims to limit tax evasion by U.S. citizens, just when the country is becoming a major wealth-management hub.
US GDP Barely Rises In Q1
April 30 2014 8:39 AM EDT
U.S. exports tumbled and businesses accumulated inventory at the slowest pace in nearly a year, but activity already appears to be bouncing back.
US Becomes Largest Source Of FII Flows To India Buoyed By Reform Hopes
April 28 2014 7:15 AM EDT
The flow of investment has preceded the outcome of the ongoing elections, which many hope will put India back on the growth path.
Teacher Accused Of Lap Dance To Middle School Student During Class
April 25 2014 3:02 PM EDT
Middle school teacher Felicia A Smith has been accused of giving a 15-year-old student a lap dance on his birthday in front of her class.
Russia Hikes Rates Following S&P Rouble Downgrade
April 25 2014 7:47 AM EDT
Bank of Russia says it will keep rates elevated.
Sanctions And Slow Growth Hit Russia
April 25 2014 5:34 AM EDT
The Russian currency has fallen more than 8 percent against the dollar this year, while outflows grew to $51 billion in Q1 of 2014.
Russia Moves To Make Crimea Gambling Zone
April 21 2014 7:48 AM EDT
Bank of Russia has blocked certain Ukrainian banks from operating in Crimea, leaving residents with little or no access to banking services.