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WASHINGTON (AP) — American students have a math problem. The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. says this country is losing ground and he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique digital "fingerprints" to help...
When Jefferson Community College was making plans to build its first residence hall, there was one must-have for President Carole McCoy: generators for backup if the power went out. With her campus in Watertown, New York in the bulls-eye of more than 100 inches of snow each year...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When scientists are trying to figure out how to live in near-isolation in a dome to simulate a Mars mission, the last thing they'll need is an ill-fitting space suit. So one of the nation's top design schools has come to the rescue. Staff members and...
BOSTON (AP) — A modest asphalt court that served as a nursery for a unique style of volleyball played by Chinese immigrants across the country now stands in the way of development, touching off a battle over preservation. The prime slice of Chinatown real estate is steps from...
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state trooper and another man were killed in a head-on highway crash. It happened around 7 p.m. Monday in Millville, in the southern part of the state. A man traveling southbound in his Toyota Corolla crossed the grass median, entered the...
DETROIT (AP) — The presidential recount in Michigan expands Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaiting action in federal court. President-elect Donald Trump narrowly...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens says his wife was robbed at gunpoint not far from their St. Louis home. The Republican governor-elect said in a written statement Monday night that the future first lady, Sheena Greitens, is "safe but shaken." Greitens...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI and local law enforcement agencies say they have stepped up security on Los Angeles County's commuter rail system after the FBI was informed a terrorist attack on the Universal City subway station was planned for Tuesday. Although the threat's...