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Private firm wins $110 million contract for new immigrant detention center in Texas

The Trump administration has awarded its first federal contract for a new immigrant detention center to be built in Texas.<p>The $110 million deal went …

Immigration

11 years ago, Federer and Nadal kicked off tennis' golden age in Rome

<i>Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will square off for the 35th time in the Australian Open final on Sunday. In anticipation of their duel in Melbourne,</i> …

Tennis

Arise, Sir Andy Murray

Murray is to be knighted as part of the 2017 New Year's Honours, the annual list of titles awarded by the Queen for services in different fields.<p>Murray is receiving the knighthood, which will make him Sir Andy Murray, for services to tennis and charity. Murray supports charities including Sports …

United Kingdom

8 US colleges that are just as selective as the Ivy League — or more

Ivy League schools have begun to release early-admission numbers for the class of 2021. They're considerably higher than the regular-decision admissions numbers that will come in the spring.<p>Though the Ivies are notoriously tough to get into — their regular-admission acceptance rates range from 5.2% …

College & University

Applying to the Ivy League? Here's How to Make Your Application Stand Out

<i>How do I stand out in my Ivy League college applications? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Julie Anne Exter, UPenn alum, on Quora:</b><p>There are a few things I did that went beyond good grades …

College & University

World Tennis schedule 2017: Preview of the upcoming season; list of all major tournaments, venues and dates

Here is a preview of what's to come in tennis in 2017 along with the schedule of all the major tournaments.<p>Tennis fans from around the world will be …