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How Great Teacher Candidates Interview Differently

One principal’s interview mindset:<p>If you are a candidate interviewing for a teaching position, I want to take a genuine moment to explicitly share …

The complete guide to reading—and even enjoying—classic literature

The classics. Literature’s Greatest Hits. You’ve been hearing about these supposedly elite, magnificent books for forever, yet you’ve never really picked one up and cracked open its cover. Or clicked, in this digital age. Still, it’s likely you’ve wanted to read a classic novel at least at some …

Literature

South Korea, Japan reach landmark deal on WWII sex slaves

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An apology from Japan's prime minister and a pledge of more than $8 million sealed a breakthrough deal Monday in a decades-long impasse with South Korea over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.<p>The accord, which aims to resolve the …

South Korea and Japan settle agreement on wartime Korean sex slaves

South Korea and Japan have reached a landmark agreement on the latter's wartime sex slaves. The issue of "comfort women" - Koreans forced to work in …

Japan considering 'comfort women' fund after decades-long dispute with South Korea

Japan and South Korea look set to settle a bitter dispute over Japanese wartime sex slaves, which has strained relations between the two countries for more than half a century.<p>Japan and South Korea may be closer to solving a row about wartime sex workers. Japan is expected to propose setting-up a …

South Korea

We have Lincoln wrong: Our greatest Lincoln historian explains his real Civil War motivations

Too often, we settle for the idea that Lincoln fought to save a mythical union. He really fought for opportunity<p>The United States has just concluded a five-year observance of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. As in the past, most new books about the period have focused principally on matters …

The Science Behind the Virgin Birth

Researchers have come up with several intriguing—if improbable—scientific explanations for the virgin birth of Jesus Christ.<p>Although the religious meaning of Christmas was long ago neutered, replaced with the secular joys of eggnog and mall Santas, at its core December 25 is still a celebration of …

10. Legend

There are too many movies. That's not a complaint really (movies are great), but there's no denying that at every level of cinema - from massive …

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The Real Story Behind the 1914 Christmas Truce in World War I

It was 101 years ago this very night that something miraculous happened along the Western Front. After months of bitter fighting, soldiers on both …

Declassified Cold War files reveal America’s extensive nuclear target list

Newly declassified documents reveal the extent of America’s nuclear target list during the Cold War, showing the U.S. military was prepared to hit thousands of sites in the communist world stretching from Beijing to Moscow to East Berlin.<p>The 800 pages of documents from a 1956 plan known as the …

15 of history's most revealing maps - CNN Style

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5 Korean Novels You Should Read Now

South Korea is becoming a major player on the world’s literary scene, beginning with last year’s London Book Fair, which spotlighted Korean literature. In particular, the country’s literary scene is making a name for itself with dark, transgressive fiction by female writers, some of which might not …

Books

Save thousands on your student loan debt

Preparing for extra interest from unsubsidized loans before the six-month grace period ends can help you reduce your cumulative loan burden. Learn …