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The Gates Foundation Spent Millions to Improve Teacher Effectiveness. Years Later, It Hasn't Helped

A Gates initiative to improve teacher effectiveness has largely failed.<p>The initiative, which began in 2009, was rolled out in three school districts …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

6 Under-the-Radar National Parks You Should Visit

You’ve spotted geysers in Yellowstone, hiked to waterfalls in Yosemite, and pedaled the Cades Cove Loop in the Smoky Mountains. Good for you. That means it’s time to visit some of America’s lesser-known national parks—places that draw smaller crowds but are equally astounding. At these hidden gems, …

National Parks

We Planned the Perfect Weekend in Virginia Beach

1. Work Out at Sunrise<p>Paddleboard yoga is so last year. Trade it in for Virginia Beach native Whitney Fulton Lee's genius hybrid—the strength and …

Still ignoring the standings? 1st-place Phillies think you should stop

Still ignoring the standings? 1st-place Phillies think you should stop<p>The only thing more common for the 2018 Phillies than a rain delay is a …

Joel Embiid Dunked On A Trash-Talking Pickup Basketball Player

Imagine, if you will, you’re living in Philadelphia and like to play pickup basketball. It’s a legendary streetball city and has a 3-on-3 culture all its own. It must be exciting to go to a court on a nice day and get some shots off. You never know who might show up.<p>Like, what if Joel Embiid shows …

US Army veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan has been deported to Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> A US Army veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan has been deported to Mexico, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.<p>The deportation follows an earlier decision by US authorities to deny Miguel Perez's citizenship application because of a felony drug conviction, despite his …

Immigration

LeGarrette Blount says goodbye to the Philadelphia Eagles

LeGarrette Blount has a message for every fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and his former teammates.<p>Though his time with the Philadelphia Eagles was …

Fantasy Football

6 Creative Pasta Recipes That Go Way Beyond Spaghetti and Meatballs

Toasted Saffron 
Pasta Primavera<p>This stunning pasta dish benefits from a few smart flavor-boosting techniques. Toasting the spaghetti adds nuttiness, …

Italian Food

10 Epic Hiking Spots In Pennsylvania That Are Out Of This World

Finally, summer is knocking. It’s time to pack up your scarves and mittens and instead start doing some warm-weather planning. Lucky for you, …

This Is the Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Every State

And what they'll cost you.<p>Whether you’ve planned a trip or you’re making a pit stop on a long drive, a new city has a lot to offer. Between museums, …

Mount Rushmore

Roob's 10 mid-March Eagles observations

Roob's 10 mid-March Eagles observations<p>USA Today Images<p>We're deep into free agency, the draft is rapidly approaching and the 2017 Super Bowl champion …

NFL

Best Destinations for a Romantic Vacation this Winter

Whether you’re looking for the perfect wintry destination or to exchange the cold for more pleasurable temperate climates, there’s a winter romantic …

The Best View in Every U.S. State, Mapped

When traveling to a new destination, there's nothing quite like the feeling you get as you look out across the skyline and take in the city sights. …

The Cheesy Cauliflower Baked Pasta That My Kids Will Actually Eat

Three gooey cheeses distract tiny humans from the presence of a vegetable in this baked pasta.<p>My kids don't think I'm a very good cook. Being a food editor for seven years doesn’t buy you any street cred when it comes to the under-five set. The other night my son tasted a mozzarella stick for the …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Cooking

These Cast-Iron Recipes Will Take You From Breakfast to Dessert

Easy skillet recipes for every meal of the day.<p>If you own a cast-iron skillet, you adore it. If you don’t own a cast-iron skillet, we suggest you buy …

Philly's MilkBoy on South Street

<b>News, Events and Specials:</b><p><b>MilkBoy’s Executive Chef Chris Beyer</b> crafted an all-new brunch menu for MilkBoy’s iconic South Street location, available …

Cream Cheese

The 9 Most Gorgeous, Secluded And Totally Hidden Beaches In The U.S.

But shhh, keep them a secret.<p>Remember when you were the only one to know about your favorite local sandy spot? Well, word’s gotten out and now it can be hard to spread out your towel without elbowing a tourist. So we hunted down the quietest, most pristine and untouched slices of paradise right …

You Can Take One of America's Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

You can travel from Seattle to Los Angeles all for less than $100.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see the West Coast without the hassle of driving, then we …

Trains

Best Fish Tacos at The Jersey Shore

• <b>Key West Taco in Cape May New Jersey -</b> A fun family restaurant with a unique tropical Key West element."Awesome fish tacos and nachos, personable and …

New Jersey

The best campsite in every state

Fortunately, there's no shortage of spots to pitch a tent — should you favor mountains, lakes, or beaches. So how to pick? We enlisted the help of city-guide app Foursquare to find the best, most highly rated campsite in every state.<p>Don't forget the bug spray!

12 Glorious Grilled Tacos for This Summer’s Tuesdays

At one point, it was thought that Taco Tuesday was just another food trend that would die out as soon as the next craze began. Um, can we get a collective “hell no” on that? Tacos aren’t going anywhere… except onto our plates. With such a grand selection — including fish and vegan tacos — we’ve got …