Members of New Trier Township High School’s class of 2018 marked the end of their high school years during commencement ceremonies held Sunday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates. Close to 1,000 seniors
The Clinton Foundation and the Trump Foundation have similar-sounding names. And they've both become political targets in this election cycle. Beyond that, charities experts say, they have remarkably in
(CNN) — At least 23 people were killed in airstrikes Monday night in the Syrian city of Idlib, according to a humanitarian group. One of the strikes hit near a local hospital, according to the Syrian for
Azadeh Shahshahani is a human rights lawyer who has worked for over a decade in the US South. She was the first woman of color to lead the National Lawyers Guild. Azadeh Shahshahani is a human rights who
People inspect a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel held area of Aleppo's al-Sukari district, Syria, May 30, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail BEIRUT (Reuters) - Civilians fleeing an Islamic State offensive
After an unprecedented trial, the former president of Chad has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by a court in Senegal. NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports that former President
BERLIN -- Throughout the Western world, sympathies for right-wing strongmen are gaining strength. In the U.S., Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in the polls. In Austria, it came to a showdown
Any discussion about the problems in American education — and what is to blame for these problems — will likely include one or all of the usual suspects: inadequate and unequal funding, a lack of resources,
The British love affair with the Greek islands shows no sign of diminishing. We continue to flock to the country in huge numbers looking for unspoilt island life; unpretentious food and accommodation;
During Sierra Leone’s Ebola crisis, thousands of girls became pregnant, some as young as nine. Communities report that there were increases in rape and in girls offering sex for money or services because
The government's annual "Condition of Education" report shows disparities continue through high school and college. Students born into poverty enter kindergarten at a disadvantage to more affluent peers.
ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, Calif. — Every spring or summer, in lieu of professional help, I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness. I’ve just been backpacking with my 18-year-old daughter
We arrived in Punta Ala, Italy, with a packed itinerary. My daughter Meenakshi, then 7, and I were on a weeklong August getaway, and the idea was to use the Tuscan seaside resort as a base to explore region’s
The ancient city of Athens paid its citizens for various civic duties, priming them into a mindset that paved the way to participatory government. Athens is most famous as the birthplace of democracy.
Take a look at your hand, right or left, it doesn't matter. Now imagine every finger represents a word. How many sentences can you come up with? I think therefore I am. Don't sweat the small stuff. All
“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen, can change the world,” said the youngest-ever Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai. In recognition of the life-changing impact a teacher can have on her or his we