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Here is the world in 2050, as imagined by the U.S. Census Bureau: India will be the most populous nation, surpassing China sometime around 2025
On 1,170 acres of rolling Ohio farmland, bulldozers last week completed the grading job for a village of 10,000 inhabitants. Contracts were signed for some nine miles of streets, curbs and sewers, and construction crews.were building a pumping station and a million-gallon water tank
On Tuesday, when President Obama traveled to El Paso, Texas, to again make the case for immigration reform, he talked about the tragedy of a policy that denies children the chance to earn a college education because of the way that their parents entered the country. But in many ways, we’ve already failed our fastest growing ethnic group, Hispanics Americans, long before they reach college and regardless of whether they were born here or not.
Teacher effectiveness matters more to student learning than anything else schools do, and there are substantial differences between teachers. Those two points often get lost in the din about teachers unions or tenure
A Dutch court Friday ruled against letting a 14-year-old girl sail solo around the world, saying she is not experienced enough to make the trip on her own. The Chandlers set off from the Seychelles on October 21 bound for Tanzania, according to their blog
Anyone scanning recent business headlines in China would not recognise the country where people supposedly save and never spend. In September, China Mobile’s customer base crossed the half billion mark — a powerful symbol of the awesome size of the Chinese consumer market
Pirates seized control of a cargo vessel near the Seychelles Thursday, one of two attacks that took place within minutes of each other off the coast of east Africa, according to the European Union Naval Force.
Police looking for a missing 7-year-old Florida girl said Wednesday they have found the body of a child in a landfill in south Georgia, about an hour from the girl’s home. Investigators haven’t identified the body