Vladimir Putin speaks to Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill (center) in Samolva, Russia, on Sept. 11, 2021.
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The war in Ukraine is just the latest chapter in a long, tangled relationship between the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church.
Anti-Catholic riots, like this one in Philadelphia in 1844, worried Canadians.
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‘Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness’ were the founding principles of the US. In Canada, the goals are ‘Peace, Order, and good Government.’
U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters during a Coronavirus Task Force press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 30, 2020.
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Though political elites complain about what the media covers, and how they cover it, research shows that ideological bias among media outlets is largely nonexistent.
Bernie Sanders was asked at a CNN-sponsored town hall about socialism.
Bernie Sanders is a Democratic Socialist, a potential problem for the presidential candidate. A Cold War campaign to link American-ness and capitalism helped create popular distrust of socialism.
Americans support free community college more when students are seen as ‘deserving,’ new research suggests.
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As tuition-free college plans gain momentum, a researcher examines public views about whether free college should be extended to everyone or just those who have earned it.
Rewarding charities that scrimp is less strategic than it sounds.
Trying too hard to keep spending low can make organizations struggle and take a toll on their staff.
El gobernador de Florida, Ron DeSantis, centro, firma una ley de vales educativos que permitirá que miles de estudiantes en Florida que actualmente assistan a escuelas públicas puedan acceder una educación privada, 9 de mayo de 2019.
No hay evidencia clara de que los vales para escuelas privadas mejoren el aprendizaje de los recipientes. Entonces ¿por qué el empujo nacional para expandir estos programas educativos?
History can come alive.
A new genre of video games lets players explore virtual environments that recreate actual places and real people’s lives and memories.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, signs a bill that creates a new voucher program for thousands of students to attend private schools using taxpayer dollars.
Research over the past few years has shown vouchers for private schools set back student learning. So why are advocates still pushing so hard to expand them?
Fires on Mount Kenya are a regular occurrence.
Detailed fire history information isn’t available for Mount Kenya, satellite information can help fill the gaps.
Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay, left, shakes hands with New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Even though young leaders and old leaders may have different approaches, one isn’t necessarily better than the other. But in order to succeed, a leader better be able to bridge generational divides.
Under fire, but not without options.
AP Photo/Francois Mori
Without much delay, Facebook and Twitter could make significant changes to limit political manipulation and propaganda. Will they? And will users ask it of the social media giants?
Many of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ policy proposals have failed.
Although many feared that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would destroy public education, a review of the past two years shows that much of her policy agenda has failed.
U.S. approval of making blueprints for 3D-printed guns available online has sparked an uproar.
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A battle over the Second Amendment is exactly the wrong way to think about the government’s role in the firearms industry.
Do Wall Street’s high-rises fuel risky behavior?
Business scholars have found that our physical environment can influence us in a variety of surprising ways – including by prompting us to engage in riskier behavior depending on elevation.
Betsy Devos has been busy advancing a conservative education agenda since her confirmation earlier this year.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
Though many of Thomas Jefferson’s educational policies were never passed during his lifetime, they became the foundation of federal education today.
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Trump has ordered a task force to look into the federal government’s role in schools. Where does this executive order fit in the country’s long history of federal versus state educational policies?
Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos speaks in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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Confirmed in a historic tie-breaking vote by Vice President Pence, Betsy DeVos will be the next secretary of education. Here’s what you need to know about her past legislative actions and proposals.
The linchpin to Tesla’s proposed merger with SolarCity is the Gigafactory and whether it can lower costs and improve battery performance.
Critics don’t think Tesla can sell enough home batteries to justify its acquisition of SolarCity, but what they’re underestimating is the potential for innovation the Gigafactory brings.
Pause détente dans le jeu en ligne « Second Life ».
La pratique des jeux vidéo pour les plus de 65 ans possède nombre de bénéfices cognitifs, physiques et sociaux comme le montrent de récentes études sur le sujet.