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America's schools are no longer just a place for students to learn their ABCs. They are also increasingly where children eat their three squares. The classroom has become a dining room as more children attending public schools live in poverty. More than half of students in...
New York City is routinely described as a “global hub”, a place so thoroughly penetrated by international capital and migration that it seems at once within and without the United States. It is the centre of American commerce and media, but its politics, demographics and worldly...
The Karis Group is built on the vision to make healthcare work—for everyone. By creating personalized options, providing exemplary service and delivering superior results, The Karis Group’s products and services help clients, companies and individual members tackle the stress...
The Department of Homeland Security is seeking bids from companies able to provide law enforcement officials with access to a national license-plate tracking system — a year after canceling a similar solicitation over privacy issues. The reversal comes after officials said they...
Eating meals out in Seattle just got more expensive as tens of thousands of low wage workers got a raise this week to $11 an hour. It was the first scheduled pay increase on the way to $15 an hour, the highest minimum wage in the country. Ivar’s Salmon House, an iconic Seattle...
Cameras in the classroom and Austin police could be watching if they needed to. It's the latest step in APD using technology to keep an eye on the city. The Real Time Crime Center is where Austin police keep a close eye on the High Activity Location Observation cameras. They're...
The first national survey of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder shows that nearly half of pre-schoolers are on medication for the condition, and more than a fifth were receiving neither of the recommended therapies. American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines...
McDonald's, which has been struggling with workers protests and sagging sales, plans to increase pay for some 90,000 workers starting in July, the company said on Wednesday. The pay increase will lift the average hourly rate for its U.S. restaurant employees to $1 above the...
A DPS trooper is in the dog house for having his picture taken with a well known rapper at South by Southwest. Trooper Billy Spears was working security when Snoop Dogg was the keynote speaker during the music portion of the annual South by Southwest festival. Spears' attorney,...