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  1. 10,000th Syrian Refugee Will Arrive in the U.S. TodayMon, 29 Aug 2016 17:51:00 GMT
    More than 4.8 million Syrians have fled their homeland since a civil war began tearing their homeland apart. More...
  2. Panicked Passengers Flee LAX Terminals During Shooter ScareMon, 29 Aug 2016 08:43:02 GMT
    False reports of gunfire caused chaos at Los Angeles International Airport late Sunday. More...
  3. Hikers Travel 72 Miles to Fight Parkinson'sTue, 30 Aug 2016 00:38:00 GMT
    Hikers completed a grueling 72-mile journey through Washington state to raise awareness and money for Parkinson's research. KING's Sula Kim reports. More...
  4. Memorial Honors Slain NunsTue, 30 Aug 2016 00:18:00 GMT
    Friends and colleagues celebrate the lives Sister Paula Merrill and Sister Margaret Held, who were murdered in their Mississippi home last week. More...
  5. 'Lucy' Fell From a Tree, Study FindsTue, 30 Aug 2016 00:10:00 GMT
    Maybe she was sleeping high up, or maybe she climbed up after some juicy fruit. New evidence shows pre-human 'Lucy' died falling out of a tall tree. More...
  6. Owners Charged After Dog Dies in Scorching WaterTue, 30 Aug 2016 00:01:44 GMT
    A hearing is scheduled in San Mateo County after burn marks on Sprocket were found to have been caused by a scorching liquid. More...
  7. Florida Teen Who Faked Being an M.D. Arrested AgainMon, 29 Aug 2016 23:55:00 GMT
    Malachi Love-Robinson faces new charges of larceny and fraud. More...
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  1. Fact-finder offered early look at Cleveland Teachers Union and district differencesMon, 29 Aug 2016 10:53:50 GMT
    We can't tell you exactly what the last issues are between the Cleveland school district and Cleveland Teachers Union as they head into the final days before a possible walkout on Friday. But we have a few clues. More...
  2. Grad school entrance exams favor wealthy studentsMon, 29 Aug 2016 06:59:02 GMT
    Common sights found at the beginning of the semester include, but are not limited to, lanyard-wearing freshman, somber TAs and anxious seniors who are applying to graduate school. Whether these prospective graduate school applicants are applying to medical school or a doctoral chemistry program, their acceptance into their respected program lies between three consecutive integers. More...
  3. Martirano pushes 'stay the course' attitudeMon, 29 Aug 2016 03:03:16 GMT
    State School Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano says education will continue to improve in West Virginia's public schools if everyone stays the course. Announcements the past two weeks have shown some modest improvement in test scores, including the Smarter Balanced Assessment and the ACT and Martirano has also celebrated Mineral County's 97 percent graduation rate. More...
  4. Esther Cepeda: Standardized testing is imperfect -- but necessarySun, 28 Aug 2016 22:56:16 GMT
    One longtime reader good-naturedly ribbed me for past columns in which I had expressed support for standardized testing: "Please contact me the moment you have the 'standardized tests are a waste of time' epiphany. It will be life changing for you. More...
  5. Let them volunteerSun, 28 Aug 2016 19:03:19 GMT
    Since its creation, the IDF as a people's army has been much more than just a military force. In addition to defending the Jewish state from its many enemies, the IDF has engaged in a wide range of non-military activities such as education, agriculture and public service. More...
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  1. ITT stops all new student enrollmentMon, 29 Aug 2016 18:30:21 EDT
    Following an order from the Department of Education to stop admitting students on federal financial aid, the for-profit technical school has stopped enrolling new students. More...
  2. 10,000 workers sue Chipotle for unpaid wagesMon, 29 Aug 2016 17:32:09 EDT
    Read full story for latest details. More...
  3. Retail's secret weapon: high-tech heat mapsMon, 29 Aug 2016 18:29:07 EDT
    Prism Skylabs' technology uses security cameras to generate a heat map of a store's layout. It translates that data onto a dashboard so managers can boost sales in real time. More...
  4. 8,000 Southwest pilots may soon get a raiseMon, 29 Aug 2016 18:12:04 EDT
    Southwest pilots have been negotiating pay raises and improved contract terms with the airline for more than four years. Now, there's a sign the gridlock is ending. The union said Monday they've reached an 'agreement in principle.' More...
  5. United Airlines poaches American Airlines presidentMon, 29 Aug 2016 18:12:51 EDT
    United Airlines hired Scott Kirby as the airline's new president, snagging the executive away from American Airlines. More...
  6. This startup is protecting Afghanistan's prized emeraldsMon, 29 Aug 2016 18:04:46 EDT
    Aria Gems, an American-Afghan company, is helping to legitimize the trade of Afghanistan's iconic Panjshir emeralds. More...