To bring “prestige” back to education, make teachers tax-exempt, says Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman
Much of the world is transitioning to a knowledge economy, but far too few Americans have had enough education to prepare them for that shift, Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says. “Most people don’t
JERUSALEM — First came the do-over voting. Now comes the do-over haggling. A day after their second dead-heat election in five months, Israelis awoke Wednesday with their two main parties feverishly jockeying
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Washington (CNN) — The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle emission standards, a source familiar with the plans told CNN on Tuesday, the
Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts, who joined an upstart NPR in 1978 and left an indelible imprint on the growing network with her coverage of Washington politics before later going to ABC News, has died.
Amazon is launching a new tier of its music service today, dubbed Amazon Music HD. It offers lossless versions of audio files for streaming or downloading at a price that aggressively undercuts Tidal,
(Reuters) - Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves - but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts.
Two journalists detail the results of their reporting on the Supreme Court justice’s past. Years ago, when she was practicing her closing arguments at the family dinner table, Martha Kavanaugh often returned
NEW YORK (AP) — One morning last week in Boston, Victor Furtado woke up to a mailman's knock. He was handed a little unmarked package. "I opened it up here in my apartment and kind of looked at it for
With pollution a major issue for Paris and the city's public transport bursting at the seams, one start-up has a solution involving the River Seine. The Bubble, a "flying taxi", is powered by electricity
A few cetaceans appeared in 2011, but now they're in the hundreds, surprising scientists and tourists alike. “There’s a spout!” naturalist Celia Ackerman calls excitedly to the captain. “Behind the green
Alexis Wilson was working an afternoon shift at the local Pizza Inn in McAlester, Okla., on Sunday, when she pulled a co-worker aside to boast about her new gun. The slight 18-year-old with large brown
WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after failing to meet its enlistment goal for the first time in 13 years, the U.S. Army is now on track to meet a lower 2019 target after revamping its recruitment effort. Army
Netflix has fired back in the battle for popular network sitcoms by landing the global streaming rights to “Seinfeld.” The deal struck with Sony Pictures Television, which controls the distribution of
In school, many of us learned a heroic story of America’s involvement with the Holocaust. Germany built the death camps—the USA and its allies liberated them. But it was never that simple. For one thing,