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New York City’s longest streak without a homicide in around two decades ended Saturday. Photo by Flickr user jayneandd New York City’s 12-day, killing-free streak, the longest period the city has gone without a homicide in at least 20 years,...
During SNL’s 40th anniversary special, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake paid tribute to some of the more memorable sketches to come from the comedy show’s four-decade run. Do you have a go-to catch-phrase? Is it truly yours, or...
Will the use of computers for standardized testing affect students’ ability to perform? Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour STOCKPORT, Ohio — Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about...
A ticker reads above 18,000 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 23, 2014. U.S. stocks advanced as the Dow climbed above the 18,000 mark for the first time in history. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Editor’s Note: For better or worse,...
Congressional Democrats are asking the Obama administration to offer a special sign-up period so uninsured can avoid facing Affordable Care Act penalties. Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The official sign-up season for President...