U.S. Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments Wednesday in what could become a landmark case over the use of public funds for religious schools, potentially blurring the line between church and state.
Scientists from Google and the Janelia Research Campus in Virginia have published the largest high-resolution map of brain connectivity in any animal, sharing a 3D model that traces 20 million synapses
A few years ago, Lauren had a big problem. The Queens, N.Y., resident had graduated from college with an art degree as the Great Recession had hit. She had private student loans with high interest rates.
Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner of the Washington Post, had no reason to be suspicious when he received a WhatsApp message from the account of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia in May 2018. Bezos and
Today, the digitization of our academic environment has changed the face of education. Nearly every student has access to a mobile phone with a steady internet connection. As much as it helps them to a
Report: Wide disparities in how states/localities fund public schools. Here’s a state-by-state comparison.
• Public school funding has still not recovered from the sharp and deep cuts enacted during the Great Recession more than a decade ago; nearly half of all states have yet to return to pre-2008 inflation-adjusted
Interest rates sure are weird these days. Five central banks currently hold policy rates negative; several are dabbling with unconventional bond-buying. The one bank that tried to raise them, the Federal
A Facebook photo from the end of college could come back to haunt you. A New York Times deep-dive into a facial recognition AI tool sold to law enforcement agencies uncovered that the company has amassed
Until recently, Hoan Ton-That’s greatest hits included an obscure iPhone game and an app that let people put Donald Trump’s distinctive yellow hair on their own photos. Then Mr. Ton-That — an Australian
'You have this burden that you carry': For dairy farmers struggling to hold on, depression can take hold
LOGANVILLE, Wis. – When Randy Roecker learned that his neighbor, Leon Statz, had died from suicide, all the feelings from his own struggle with depression roared back. In the parking lot at St. Peter’s
Hanging prominently on one of the walls is The Peacemakers, a painting that depicts an 1865 Civil War strategy session with President Abraham Lincoln and his three service chiefs — Lieutenant General S.
Major evangelical nonprofits are trying a new strategy with the IRS that allows them to hide their salaries
Leaders of the groups say they are changing their status to avoid administrative costs; some also believe that this status with the IRS could allow them extra religious-freedom protections in potential
After 10 Years, Mark Zuckerberg Just Announced He's Quitting This Famous Habit, and It's Really Good News for Facebook
Every year for at least the past 10 years, Mark Zuckerberg has had a habit of announcing a personal challenge that he hopes to tackle over the following 12 months. One year, he promised to wear a tie day;
The art of marketing in the 21st century is selling without actually selling. As counterintuitive as that seems, it stems from the fact that most people in today's society dislike the idea of being sold
What links an eccentric Oxford classics don, billionaire US evangelicals, and a tiny, missing fragment of an ancient manuscript? Charlotte Higgins unravels a multimillion-dollar riddle To visit Dr Dirk
When it comes to getting defined abs, it really comes down to only one thing: having low-enough body-fat levels to see them. We all have abs. But some of us are predisposed by our genetic makeup to store
This may be my favorite column of the year because it helps travelers know when it’ll be cheap to fly so they can plan vacation trips ahead of time. My analysis is based on a review of more than 280 million
Many people with high-pressure jobs find themselves unhappy with their careers, despite working hard their whole lives to get to their current position. Hating your job is one thing – but what happens
Many teachers wonder how they can start a profitable company or take on a side gig for some extra money. Coming from the education world, learning everything about business can seem overwhelming, but doesn’t
As a student at Kaiser High School in Fontana two years ago, Melissa Morfin-Acevedo bombed her SAT test, scoring in the bottom third percentile nationally. The daughter of an immigrant single mother with
President Trump’s defenders are sure to chalk this up as just one more example that shows he is a “counterpuncher,” someone who always “hits back” when attacked. But the op-ed isn’t an attack — Galli that
Anti-Trump evangelicals saw Christianity Today editorial ‘as a breath of fresh air,’ magazine’s former editor says
Not long after the editorial was published, Christianity Today’s website crashed. By Friday afternoon, #ChristiansAgainstTrump was trending on Twitter. Trump responded with several angry tweets. His evangelical