Man breaks into civil rights museum to sleep
Dexter Anderson apparently decided he wanted to sleep in a bed Tuesday night, so he took advantage of one he found.
Are college grads ready to enter the workforce?
More than 1.6 million college students are expected to get a bachelor's degree this year. But will they get jobs?
Purdue to test how plants grow in space
An experiment by Purdue University scientists will test how plants grow in response to various levels of gravity.
States see Common Core benefits, downsides
As many states work to integrate the Common Core State Standards Initiative into their curriculum, or develop their own framework, benefits…
Education experts debate Common Core's value
A closer look at Common Core and the debate around it.
NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools
A 17-year-old Long Island student has applied to and was accepted at all eight Ivy League schools.
Study: White & Asian kids have better future
A new report says that in every region in America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and…
Father gets restraining order to protect his son
A fed-up father has asked a judge for a restraining order against a 9-year-old boy accused of verbally and physically assaulting his son at…
Big Bang discovery: 'Spectacular'
In a major scientific discovery on Monday, physicists say they have found direct evidence of the aftermath that came after the Big Bang…
New version of SAT makes 1,600 perfect again
The perfect score will again be 1,600. What's more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and…
Student sues parents over college
A northern New Jersey honor student is suing her parents for financial support and to force them to pay for her college.
8 y.o. helps pay off student lunch debt
You hear a lot about bullying and other social problems in schools. But it takes just one student to make a difference.
Teens using lip balm on eyelids to enhance high
A new trend among teens may be concerning to parents.
Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend up
Health officials say measles is up -- again -- in the United States.
Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes
An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste…
Astronauts repair computer, take great selfie
Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back…
SKorea ferry deaths hit 159 as relatives wait
Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and…
Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors
An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians…
Several injured in Calif. school bus crash
Authorities say at least 13 people are hurt in a school bus crash in Southern California.
2-week truce for Sriracha, California city
A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of a popular hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its…
Shipwreck discovered in San Francisco Bay
Federal ocean scientists have released images of the wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed…
4-year prison term in No. Calif. mortgage fraud
A 39-year-old Northern California man connected to a wide-ranging mortgage-lending scheme has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison.
East Bay to tap Sacramento River water
To cope with drought conditions, the East Bay Municipal Utility District will begin diverting water from the Sacramento River for the first…
LA workers uncover 'Mother Ditch' system
Construction workers digging for a new development near downtown Los Angeles uncovered a brick pipe that further excavation…