Ted Kolderie, often called the “godfather” of the charter school movement, has a new book out. He says the lack of innovation in how teachers teach and students learn is stifling school reform.
Almost all of the cells in a human body get replaced over the course of a life. NPR’s Skunk Bear Team sets off on an imagined video tour inside the body to find out which body parts never change.
Divers exploring the famous Antikythera shipwreck, 200 feet beneath the water’s surface in Greece, have turned up a heavy object they think might have been a powerful weapon in the first century B.C.
The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
Chase taught some of America’s greatest artists, including Georgia O’Keeffe and Edward Hopper. On the centennial of the great teacher’s death, a new exhibit in Washington, D.C., celebrates his life.
Vyacheslav Trubnikov was a Soviet and Russian spy for more than three decades. He found some of his American adversaries worthy rivals. Others, not so much.
The world’s third largest economy is still struggling to gain traction under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The British decision to leave the European Union has delivered another blow.
Hillary Clinton’s financial advantage gives her campaign the opportunity to own the airwaves. With her high negative ratings, the campaign is using ads to reintroduce Clinton to voters in key states.
Britain’s top political parties are scrambling to find new leaders as lame duck Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels to attend European Commission meetings and reassure continental allies.
“This is done! This is done! We are never going home!” a commentator on Icelandic TV said. He added, “Live the way you want England. … You can go home! You can go out of Europe!
White House aides acknowledge that the plan, to be announced by President Obama and his counterparts in Canada and Mexico, is a “stretch goal.” The commitment goes beyond the Paris climate agreement.
American cities pay out hundreds of millions a year to settle police misconduct complaints and lawsuits. An advocacy group in Minneapolis wants to require cops to pay for their own insurance.
Democrats on the panel unveiled their findings to get out in front of a Republican-led committee report that is expected to be far more critical of Clinton’s handling of the Benghazi attacks.
Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated in London on Monday that the U.S. could not find “a better friend and ally” than the U.K. But the relationship is bound to change.
“This problem is worse than doping,” French Secretary of State for Sports Thierry Braillard tells a newspaper.