There is nothing requiring the senators to remain silent on the issues. No written law or rule instructs senators to take that approach.
Those who lost special education services were 52 percentage points less likely to graduate high school and 38 points less likely to enroll in college as a result, according to the study.
But fewer students are paying the full tuition. Is widespread discounting helping more people afford higher education, or just making it more complicated?
Using lobbying, the revolving door and “dark pattern” customer tricks, Intuit fended off the government’s attempts to make tax filing free and easy, and created its multibillion-dollar franchise.
Nonprofit hospitals admit they sent $2.7 billion in bills over the course of a year to patients who probably qualified for free or discounted care.
Anxious about diversity and their bottom lines, more schools offer money to the middle.
Fewer than one in five students who go part time will graduate within even eight years.
Data revealed a surprising number of suicides at hotels and motels. It also showed a number of those who killed themselves had experienced eviction or foreclosure or had a medical visit within weeks or days of their death.
Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.
Artifacts found in Idaho support theory that humans reached the Americas before a land route to Asia existed.
We went to Michael German, a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program and the author of the forthcoming book “Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy,” to inquire about the significance of a seeming burst of enforcement efforts.
As of Aug. 22, 193 potential vaping-related illnesses in 22 states — including Minnesota — had been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The high profile, religiously based moral outrage at President Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.
This summer, more than 600 wildfires have consumed more than 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska. Fires are raging in northern Canada. In Siberia, choking smoke from 13 million acres is blanketing towns and cities.
The higher education world has been rocked by the news that the University of Alaska’s state appropriations were slashed by nearly $136 million, 41% of its general fund appropriation to the university.
“It’s a scam,” said Andy Borst, director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Wealthy families are manipulating the financial aid process to be eligible for financial aid they would not be otherwise eligible for.”
Half a century after Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon, can NASA recover the sense of adventure that sparked its Cold War triumph?
When government turns a blind eye, for-profit colleges fail to fulfill promise of a fast path to a new career and leave students in debt.
The information in the databases comes from foreign police and militaries, and it is being used to detain migrants and separate them from their children.
The Trump administration has weakened legal protections for farmers and eased off enforcing rules on powerful meat companies.