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Rest easy, Tigers. Princeton University is reversing its longstanding policy on "A" grades. For the last 10 years, the school's official grading policy has recommended that professors don't award A's to more than 35 percent of students in undergraduate classes. It was meant to...
Faced with growing concern over the spread of the Ebola virus, public health officials on Tuesday promised extra measures to screen airline passengers arriving into the United States . But they remained opposed to more draconian travel restrictions that they say would cause more...
Texas high school students slipped to their lowest SAT math scores in more than two decades this year, while reading scores on the college entrance exam were the second lowest during that period. Results being released Tuesday by the College Board, which administers the exam,...
Employers’ eyes may be bigger than their stomachs when it comes to adding workers to their payrolls. A monthly gauge of labor-market churn showed that job openings recently hit the highest level in more than 13 years, even as hiring pulled back, the U.S. Labor Department...
There’s a new battle brewing over smoking in the military. Congress and the Defense Department are mulling over a potential ban on selling tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco — on military bases and ships in an effort to curb high smoking rates, but critics...
A California Congressman claimed Tuesday that the Islamist terror group occupying the White House's attention in the Middle East is quietly slipping into the United States through its porous southern border – and that American border patrol agents have already captured ten of...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that starting Jan. 1, it will no longer...
The report, which calls sexual harassment "endemic to the restaurant industry," comes as low-wage restaurant workers increasingly are pushing for better pay and improved rights in an industry that employs about 11 million workers. Over the past year, worker and union organizer...
Diners are discovering an unfamiliar new item when the bill comes for the truffled lobster Bolognese at Melisse and for the crunchy Spanish fried chicken and waffles at AOC — a 3% surcharge for employees' medical insurance. The charge first appeared at one Los Angeles-area...