Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., fields questions from reporters about an impeachment trial in the Senate, Dec. 10, 2019.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
Democrats blasted Senate leader Mitch McConnell for saying the GOP would run an impeachment trial as President Trump wished. But senators are not held to a juror's neutrality standard during a trial.
A new way is needed for schools to engage with parents.
School officials can do a better job engaging families of color. Here are five ways for them to start.
We love junk food.
Many argue the key to helping low-income Americans eat healthier is eliminating food deserts. A new study suggests this doesn't help.
The U.S. is nowhere near the goal, set 20 years ago, of cutting medical errors in half.
Twenty years after a landmark report on preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals, is the medical profession doing better?
A lawsuit alleges that the way Mississippi will elect its governor on Tuesday is racist.
AP/Rogelio V. Solis
A Mississippi law that allegedly makes it 'more difficult for African-
American-preferred candidates to win elections' will still be in place when voters choose a new governor Tuesday.
Chicago’s teachers say they are seeking a better deal for their students too.
AP Photo/Teresa Crawford
Research suggests that kids benefit when there are fewer of them in a classroom. But quickly reducing class size can cause new problems as schools scramble to hire new teachers.
More Americans say they now avoid the news altogether.
Whether due to Trump or unhappiness with the mainstream media, Americans say that they are avoiding the news more than before.
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington.
AP/Cliff Owen, File
Does a foundation's award of a US$1 million prize to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg raise ethical questions? It's hard to tell, because the court has no published ethics guidelines.
Luthfi Dzulfikar/The Conversation Indonesia
Dengan mengamati sejarah gerakan mahasiswa, ada beberapa pembelajaran yang bisa diadopsi untuk terus menyalakan api gerakan.
The Autcraft community offers a controlled and filtered environment for autistic children to play and socialise
The Mississippi House of Representatives can choose the winner of a gubernatorial election under certain circumstances.
AP/Rogelio V. Solis
Electing a governor in Mississippi requires more than just a majority vote. That election law came about during a time of racist and anti-democratic voting laws meant to entrench ruling parties.
Pendidikan lintas disiplin mengajarkan mahasiswa mampu menulis dan berpikir dengan sistematis, berkomunikasi dengan jelas, dan belajar secara otodidak.
Setelah lulus, para sarjana Indonesia cenderung melihat dan menganalisis masalah yang dihadapinya secara sempit dan dangkal.
Robots won’t hold the pens just yet, but they can help people do the work.
Humans still have an edge over non-Hollywood AI in several key areas that are essential to journalism, including complex communication, expert thinking, adaptability and creativity.
The cast made it through 279 episodes.
A physicist reflects on the show's made-up Nobel Prize-winning theory of 'super asymmetry' along with how the series showcased authentic science and role models for future STEM students.
A Syrian archeologist holds an artifact that was transported to Damascus for safe-keeping during the Syrian Civil War.
AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
According to a new study, a small portion of a site can yield thousands of objects, adding up to millions of dollars.
A Syrian refugee child sits on the window of his family’s trailer home painted by refugee artists in a camp near Mafraq, Jordan.
The revolution begun by Syrians exactly eight years ago has been won – by the murderous leader they rebelled against. But the struggle for freedom, dignity and justice Syrians launched is not over.
Syrian anti-government protesters march as part of an uprising against the country’s authoritarian regime, in Banias, Syria, April 17, 2011. The Arabic banner at center reads: ‘All of us would die for our country.’
On the eighth anniversary of the Syrian uprising, scholar Wendy Pearlman writes about the people who risked their lives and raised their voices to fight the oppressive rule of Bashar al-Assad.
Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina’s 9th congressional race.
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This is not the first time the district has dealt with a contested election. Last time, there was no redo.
Federal employees rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
The government has been partially closed since Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record. A finance professor who studied the 2013 shutdown explains the economic impact.
Will Congress avert another shutdown?
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With President Trump insisting on funding for his border wall and Democrats vehemently opposed, a partial government shutdown is possible. Here's what it could mean for the economy.