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2 hrs ago | Lake Wylie Pilot
Tickets: $10, available in advance from the Greater York Chamber of Commerce, 23 E. Liberty St., or by calling 803-684-2590; and on event days at the chamber and at McCelvey Center.
Should public schools teach Evolution or Creationism?
Whose policies do more to help the poor?
6 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
Roosemberth Palacios, 16, says he aced a difficult engineering course offered online by a professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
To evaluate school quality, states require students to take standardized tests; in many cases, passing those tests is necessary to receive a high-school diploma.
A groundbreaking study by Harvard University's Harvard Forest and the Smithsonian Institution reveals that, if left unchecked, recent trends in the loss of forests to development will undermine significant land conservation gains in Massachusetts, jeopardize water quality, and limit the natural landscape's ability to protect against climate change.
The findings -- published online Dec. 11 in the journal Nature -- raise the possibility this breathing pattern originated 270 million years ago, about 20 million years earlier than previously believed and 100 million years before the first birds.
Just 60 of New York City's 404 High Schools Produce More Than Two-Thirds of the Students Who 'Pass' the SAT College Entrance Exam The city announced with great fanfare last week that the number of high school seniors taking the SAT college entrance exam increased by 53 percent since 2002 and that SAT scores for New York City students increased ... (more)
A good number of people would probably find walking across a tightrope or slackline a decidedly non-trivial task.
Ray Pierson, president of Sioux Falls North Rotary Club, speaks during a meeting earlier this month at Pizza Ranch.
Those who can, own homes. Those who can't, rent. It's the American way of life but one that's changing and not for the better, according to a study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Dick was born Aug. 3, 1917 in Boston, the son of Max and Harriet Tuttle Ulin, and grew up in Dorchester, Mass.
Opinion, commentary and analysis on everything that makes the U.S. housing economy tick -- not to mention the ghosts in the machine, too.
A university student graduating from a four-year programme would be expected to have acquired the body of existing knowledge that would serve him/her in his/her workplace.
Dr. Ralph J. Bunche achieved a few firsts as an African American, but none may be more more notable than the political scientist and academic winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950.
Israeli-American chemists Arieh Warshel and Michael Levitt were officially awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, on Tuesday.
Wyss Core Faculty members George Whitesides, Ph.D., and David Edwards, Ph.D., have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors - joining 141 other innovators elected this year.
How best to stir the pot of Harvard University's student government? Demand daily tomato basil ravioli soup, of course.