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Yes, Schools Do Discriminate Against Students Of Color -- Reports

A so-called school-to-prison pipeline flows from school discipline that lands disproportionately on students with disabilities and students of color, according to a set of reports by 26 experts released on Thursday.<p>African-American students and students with disabilities are suspended at "hugely …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

Associated Press News

More Slow-But-Steady News: Fewer Jobless Claims Filed

There were 330,000 first-time claims filed for unemployment insurance last week, down 15,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says.<p>The claims data are the last bits of evidence about how the labor market is doing before Friday's scheduled release of figures on the …

With Three Years Left To Go, Obama Remains On Defense

Just a year after he won re-election, President Obama's second term is already feeling long and fairly fruitless.<p>It could get worse.<p>It's typical for second-term presidents to enter the doldrums, but in Obama's case the feeling that he can't accomplish very much set in early. The hopes he stated …

Obama Supports a $10 Minimum Wage Proposal in the Senate

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Senate Democratic leadership plans to introduce a bill that could raise the minimum wage as high …

NASA explains mysterious ocean lights seen by satellite

NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.<p>It sounds like the setup for an episode of "The X-Files." A satellite records evidence of a mysterious cluster of lights in the Atlantic ocean, far from human civilization. Could it be the …

Geophysics

With Search-Heavy Redesign, Groupon Starts Acting Like a Deals Marketplace

Groupon unveiled a redesigned website and mobile apps this morning — the latest attempt by the Chicago-based deals company to transform itself from a …

eCommerce

Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

The Samsung Galaxy S3 performed notably better than Apple's latest handsets in terms of overall screen accuracy, according to a new study.<p>Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and …

Phones

Aircraft noise may increase risk of heart disease, say researchers

People who live close to an airport and are exposed to constant loud aircraft noise may face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to studies from the UK and the US published on Tuesday night.<p>The continual barrage of noise from planes taking off and landing may cause actual harm to …