Christopher Chandler

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Republicans Set To Kill Rule On Labor Violations By Federal Contractors

The rule requires federal contractors to reveal past wage theft and worker safety violations during the bidding process.<p>A rule requiring federal contractors to disclose past wage theft and worker safety violations when bidding for new contracts is set to become one of the latest Obama-era …

Iraq taught us nothing: Neoliberalism, interventionism and America’s crumbling empire

Decades of failed wars and crushing economic policy have rendered the United States a superpower in name only<p>We live in an age of disintegration. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Greater Middle East and Africa. Across the vast swath of territory between Pakistan and Nigeria, there are at …

Final Benghazi report: No 'smoking gun' pointing to Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by the Obama administration but no "smoking gun" pointing to wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton, then secretary of state …

Government

Amazon Is Taking On Google in the Battle for the Classroom

Amazon is looking to deepen its ties to the education world with a new online marketplace for lesson plans, curriculum, and other resources that …

Will Amazon Change the Way Teachers Find Lesson Plans?

Amazon is launching a new platform with thousands of free lesson plans, activities, and other instructional materials for teachers.

Education Technology

DeAngelo Williams: Vontaze Burfict hit ruined Steelers' Super Bowl run

Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams says the team was on a collision course with a Super Bowl appearance until Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict ruined it.<p>…

Scientists discover pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases

Breakthrough paves the way for more accurate treatment of a cancer fewer than 20% of sufferers survive more than year after diagnosis<p>Scientists have discovered pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases, paving the way for more accurate diagnosis and treatment.<p>Researchers said the findings were …

5 Research-Backed Habits of People Who Never Skip a Workout

The first few weeks of a new fitness routine, you couldn’t be more stoked. You practically pop out of bed to hit the gym—rain or shine, snow or …