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The SAT's new 'adversity score' is a poor fix for a problematic test

The College Board recently revealed a new "adversity score" that it plans to use as part of the SAT in ...


Tech Center- Fitness Technology - CBS Pittsburgh

High-tech fitness equipment makes it easier to get a workout without going to the gym. ...


Bowers Attorneys Still Want Death Penalty Dropped In Exchange For Guilty Plea CBS Pittsburgh

The case against accused Tree of Life Synagogue gunman Robert Bowers was back in court this morning for a status ...


Couple Goes To Senior Prom At PNC Park CBS Pittsburgh

A young couple dressed up and attended senior prom not at school, but at PNC Park. ...


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The Constitution dictates that impeachment must not be partisan

Barely two decades since the impeachment of Bill Clinton, the people of the United States again are confronting the possibility ...

Skin patch for children may treat chronic condition triggered by milk

Washington D.C. [USA], May 23 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a skin patch could be helpful in treating a painful ...

Study: Children of Opioid Users More Likely to Attempt Suicide

The U.S. opioid crisis is taking a toll on children of users as a study published on Wednesday showed they ...

What Baby Names Say About America

"Emma" rules the West Coast, while "Liam" reigns supreme in the American Midwest.In the southeastern part of the United States, ...

The SAT's new 'adversity score' is a poor fix for a problematic test

The College Board recently revealed a new "adversity score" that it plans to use as part of the SAT in ...

Human Rights Movements in the Middle East

This is an excerpt from Regional Security in the Middle East: Sectors, Variables and Issues. Get your free copy here.The ...

Business

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Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

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India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...


Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...


Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...


Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...


Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...


No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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