Inspired by their powerful ancestors, the Sassanian dynasty restored Persia to imperial glory, ruling lands that stretched from Turkey to Pakistan. Alexander the Great conquered Persia in 331 B.C. and
After President Obama tweeted about signing the Recovery Act on its 11-year anniversary on Monday, President Trump tweeted that Obama was trying to take credit for the economy under the Trump Administration.
A new documentary, Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution, introduces us to heroes of the American Revolution who aren't typically found in history books. They are a writer, a double agent, a martyr
Penguin Random House teams with TBWA and Barnes & Noble to launch #DiversityEditions for Black History Month. During the Pequod‘s last voyage in Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is 58
More students are learning on laptops and tablets in class. Some parents want to hit the off switch.
The school system is one of many coast to coast that have spent millions of dollars on initiatives aimed at putting computers or tablets in the hands of every student, sometimes as early as kindergarten.
Jason Greer will never forget what it was like to be a black teenager in Dubuque when it tried to bring about racial healing after several hate crimes in the 1990s. The experience scarred him for life.
Perhaps the most trenchantly portrayed boy in India is Apu, the character at the center of Satyajit Ray’s famed film trilogy. Its first installment, “Pather Panchali,” or “Song of the Little Road,” burst
Leila Janah, a social entrepreneur who employed thousands of desperately poor people in Africa and India in the fervent belief that jobs, not handouts, offered the best escape from poverty, died on Jan.
Mnuchin said Thunberg needed to study economics before offering climate proposals. So we talked to an economist.
“Is she the chief economist or who is she? I’m confused,” Mnuchin said of Thunberg. He questioned her credentials to offer solutions: “After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back
(CNN) — If you've heard of the term "MSG," you might have also heard of its common -- but inaccurate -- connotations. For years, monosodium glutamate, a food additive known as MSG, has been branded as
The attendees of increasingly popular "financial freedom" courses are worryingly credulous ‘Who wants a free house,” the man on stage shouts at a packed room of excited onlookers. “Raise your hand and
The US was once the uncontested world leader in science and engineering. That's changed, according to a federal report
(CNN) — The United States was once the dominant, global leader in science and engineering, but that ranking has dropped as other countries invest in research and development, according to a new report.