Voting began today and will run through next week, with five names to choose from. So far, the young birds have been known only as DC2 and DC3.
Tiffany Anderson serves as a crossing guard in the Jennings School District outside St. Louis, Mo. She’s also the superintendent, and that’s just one way she stretches district money in creative ways.
Can I Eat That? by food critic Joshua David Stein gets young readers curious about their food. And it’s fun for adults, too!
The prosecutor, who had previously recommended Liang not serve any jail time, said the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley was “not police brutality.” Liang’s defense attorney called it a “tragic accident.”
Blaming a lack of profitability, UnitedHealth says it will drop out of most health marketplaces insurance exchanges next year. The insurer’s first quarter profits in 2016 were $1.6 billion.
The eggplant and peach emoji are standard code for racy thoughts these days, but food has been used for sexual innuendo for centuries. Shakespeare was a pro. (Happy Shakespeare Week!)
The Zika Virus Challenge has posted researchers’ projects and is asking for pledges. Should the reaction be skepticism — or enthusiasm?
A major theme in the latest congressional hearing on encryption was whether the FBI, rather than asking tech companies for cooperation, has focused enough resources to keep up with technology itself.
The Fourth Circuit said the lower court should have deferred to the federal government’s assertion that Title IX applies to transgender students.
The heat came early to India, and everyone is suffering. Here’s a report from our village correspondent.
Hour by hour, chances dwindle that rescue workers will be able to save those who may be trapped in the ruins of the catastrophic quake that struck on Saturday. Noisy generators add to the challenge.
When Britain’s Natural Environment Research Council launched a poll to help name a new research ship, one suggestion caught on: Boaty McBoatface. But Science Minister Jo Johnson says it’s unsuitable.
Nearly 18 inches of rain has fallen on parts of the Houston area in two days. In the state’s biggest city, schools are closed and subdivisions have flooded. More rain is predicted for Tuesday.
Some teachers worry the heated rhetoric is causing stress, especially among immigrant and minority students. Others are trying to channel the political interest into learning opportunities.
The stakes are high for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Clinton hopes New York can help make it clear she will be the nominee. Trump needs a big day to get closer to his magic delegate number.