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  1. Two Dead as 'Catastrophic' Flooding Hits Oklahoma, TexasSun, 24 May 2015 21:43:33 GMT
    Flash floods forced more than 1,000 evacuations and numerous rescues across Oklahoma and Texas, as officials warned of "historic" rising waters still to come on Sunday. More...
  2. Carrying The Load: Remembering The Meaning of Memorial DaySun, 24 May 2015 20:00:49 GMT
    Col. Jack Jacobs looks at the work of Clint Bruce, a former Navy SEAL who strives to remind Americans of the true meaning of Memorial Day. More...
  3. New Orleans Police Officer Shot Dead in Patrol CarSun, 24 May 2015 18:22:26 GMT
    The Housing Authority officer was patrolling a construction site just blocks from the New Orleans Saints' stadium when he was shot. More...
  4. Watch Thousands of Bikers Roll Into D.C.Sun, 24 May 2015 18:18:41 GMT
    The loud roar of motorcycles ushers in thousands of bikers as they ride across the Arlington Memorial Bridge into the nation's capital in honor of veterans. More...
  5. John Nash, Subject of 'A Beautiful Mind,' Killed in CrashSun, 24 May 2015 16:22:21 GMT
    John Nash, an economics Nobel Prize winner and the subject of the movie "A Beautiful Mind" was killed with his wife in a car crash in New Jersey. More...
  6. Body Found in Hudson River Could Be Missing KayakerSun, 24 May 2015 16:06:55 GMT
    A body pulled from the Hudson River could be the missing kayaker allegedly killed last month by his fiance, according to a forensic specialist. More...
  7. Watch 'Old Guard' Post Flags on Arlington GravesSun, 24 May 2015 15:38:16 GMT
    Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry, known as the Old Guard, talk about the honor of placing hundreds of thousands of flags on graves in Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day. More...
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  1. Canberra mornings: May 25, 2015Sun, 24 May 2015 21:51:54 GMT
    Lisa Ramsay, with her children Jacob, 7, and Heidi, 6, is concerned about the enrolment squeeze in Gungahlin. Photo: Rohan Thomson According to figures from the ACT Education directorate - eight government schools dotted across the booming suburbs of Amaroo, Nicholls, Gungahlin, Franklin, Palmerston, Harrison, Bonner and Ngunnawal - have enrolled an extra 2031 students since 2013. More...
  2. ANU pulls unauthorised job ad for School of MusicSun, 24 May 2015 15:26:27 GMT
    Australian National University management has been severely embarrassed by the publication of a job ad which appeared to replace the head of the School of Music, Peter Tregear. The ad was quickly pulled. More...
  3. Educating not all about examsSun, 24 May 2015 07:21:04 GMT
    The opt-out movement that has blossomed in recent months strikes me as fascinating; it is a superb example of citizens understanding something better than the politicians that are supposed to lead education policy. I have spent the last two years studying education policy at Teacher College, Columbia University, and I have come to sincerely believe that public policy should not be built on a pedestal of technocratic theory, but rather a humble soapbox of popular opinion. More...
  4. Department of Education: Higher Educated Parents More Likely to HomeschoolSun, 24 May 2015 03:05:04 GMT
    New data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows that the more educated parents are, the more likely they are to homeschool their children. According to information from the National Center for Education Statistics , the number of homeschooled students between the ages of 5 and 17 has increased dramatically over the last decade, soaring 61.8 percent . More...
  5. Josh Duggar cancels amid molestation scandalSun, 24 May 2015 03:05:03 GMT
    Josh Duggar has cancelled an upcoming appearance amid his child molestation scandal, TMZ reports. The 19 Kids and Counting star was expected to speak at a home schooling convention this week in Sandusky, Ohio. More...
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  1. Smart money is buying energy stocksSun, 24 May 2015 13:58:56 EDT
    Oil prices plunged to $45 in January. Now they're back at $60. The question is whether the worst is behind us. More...
  2. World's hottest luxury housing markets Sun, 24 May 2015 11:12:49 EDT
    These 10 cities saw the highest price rises for prime residential real estate over the past 12 months. More...
  3. New grad? Here's where you should moveSun, 24 May 2015 11:33:32 EDT
    Welcome to the real world, Class of 2015. It's expensive, especially when it comes to housing. More...
  4. China's richest man bet his company's shares would fallFri, 22 May 2015 20:53:36 EDT
    Turns out China's richest man, Li Hejun, upped his bet that shares of his company would take a tumble -- just five days before a massive crash. More...
  5. I spent $1,000 to be a bridesmaid. Don't be like meSun, 24 May 2015 10:51:38 EDT
    Wedding costs adding up? Try renting your dress, hunt for deals on bachelorette outings, and borrow decorations for the bridal shower. More...
  6. From millennial to millionaire -- in 5 stepsSun, 24 May 2015 13:59:59 EDT
    Read full story for latest details. More...