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Nation May 12Report: disproportionate number of black students being arrested in one Louisiana school district
For most children, swearing in school, throwing Skittles on a bus or walking around without a hallpass would get them sent to the principal’s office. But in the Jefferson Parish School District of Louisiana, many of these misbehaviors have…
Nation May 11Tom Brady suspended for 4 games over Deflategate
An NFL-commissioned report released today on the notorious Deflategate of this year’s AFC Championship says that “it is more probable than not” that Patriots’ personnel did in fact deflate the team’s footballs during the playoff game against the Colts.
Arts May 05Nellie Bly honored in Karen O penned-Google doodle
One hundred and fifty-one years after her birth, Google is honoring American reporter Nellie Bly in an original ditty of a doodle penned by singer-songwriter Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Nation Apr 30Here’s the real reason people in Baltimore are protesting
PBS NewsHour visited Baltimore on Wednesday to speak with community members about Gray's death, and their foresight on Baltimore's future.
Nation Apr 30101 people released without charge after 48 hours in Baltimore police custody
According to a Baltimore public defender, more than 100 protersters were taken into police custody Monday and held for 48 hours without proper paperwork.
Nation Apr 28Neighbors rally to clean up wreckage from Baltimore riots
Clean-up efforts are underway in a city that saw calamity and clashes between residents and police Monday night.
Nation Apr 27Who to follow on Twitter for updates from Baltimore
Shortly after Freddie Gray's funeral, protesters have taken to the streets of Baltimore.
Science Apr 2243 dinosaur eggs discovered at construction site in China
On Sunday, 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs were discovered in the city of Heyuan, located in the Guandong province of China.
Nation Apr 21Americans use more government data than they think
A new report from Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans don’t trust the government, but plenty use its open data -- often without knowing they’re doing so.
Nation Apr 17#IWishMyTeacherKnew offers insight into minds of students
In an effort to learn more about her third grade students, Colorado-based teacher Kyle Schwartz prompted them to tell her: what I wish my teacher knew.