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Wealth gap: A guide to what it is, why it matters

Wealth gap: A guide to what it is, why it matters and why everyone seems to be focused on it

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 03:59pm EST

Fairfax chief uses staff cuts to raise teacher pay

Fairfax County schools Superintendent Karen Garza has a history of cutting costs in order to give teachers raises, setting the stage for her budget priorities this year.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 01:14pm EST

Americans are lacking in American history knowledge

Studies have shown that the civics test to gain citizenship is difficult for most Americans.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 12:28pm EST
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265 Anne Frank books vandalized in Tokyo libraries

265 Anne Frank books, including her diary, damaged by vandals in Tokyo public libraries

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 10:56am EST

Ole Miss frat suspended, noose suspects kicked out

Ole Miss frat suspends chapter, expels 3 in noose hanging on statue of 1st black student

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 04:56am EST

U.Va. board approves 2 new master's programs

U.Va. board approves new master's programs in data science and European studies

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 02:30am EST

Hurricanes to investigate possible NCAA violation

Miami Hurricanes to investigate possible secondary NCAA rule violation by football program

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 01:10pm EST

W.Va. gov orders flags lowered for Hazo Carter

W.Va. governor orders flags lowered for Hazo Carter, W.Va. State president emeritus

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 10:50am EST

Venezuelan violence has roots in obscure incident

Student protest over campus rape attempt lit fuse behind Venezuelan unrest

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 09:42am EST

Court rules against Notre Dame over birth control

US appeals court rules against Notre Dame over preliminary injunction in birth control case

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:19am EST

Chiney Ogwumike cherishing last hurrah at Stanford

As college basketball career and studies wind down, Ogwumike prepares for one final March run

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:02am EST

Buffalo rebranding itself as hockey mecca

Sabres helping Buffalo rebrand itself as hockey mecca with HarborCenter facility

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:02am EST

Gamecocks luring top players to college ball

South Carolina among college baseball powers attracting top prospects

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:02am EST

Oregon State is appealing pitcher's NCAA penalty

NCAA penalizes Beavers pitcher Ben Wetzler 11 games. Oregon State calls sanction "too harsh."

Friday - 02/21/2014, 10:50pm EST

Bill would set standards for student privacy

Maryland lawmakers will be hearing about a measure to limit commercial use of student data by cloud-computing service vendors.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 03:37am EST

University disappointed Corcoran deal fell apart

University of Maryland in talks with Corcoran Gallery 2 weeks ago on partnership

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:58pm EST

Consul brings relief to Pakistani family in Minn.

Diplomatic solution brings relief to family of Pakistani student hospitalized in Minnesota

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 03:43pm EST

Boston U students protest Robin Thicke concert

Boston U students calls for cancellation of Robin Thicke show because of sexist message

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 01:40pm EST

University of Md.: Hackers understood protections

University of Maryland: Hackers must have 'very significant understanding' of data protections

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 08:40am EST

Harvard gets $150M gift from Citadel founder

Harvard gets $150M gift from Citadel financial firm founder, who started investing in his dorm

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 10:50pm EST
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