(NEW YORK) -- Some of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. are facing backlash over the extent of their commitment to classroom diversity. Several high-profile Black academics have been denied tenure at esteemed higher-learning institutions, sparking a new debate about racism and privilege in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Blue Origin revealed Thursday that the fourth member of its first crewed flight will be the youngest person ever to fly to space. Oliver Daemen, 18, will join Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos (Jeff's brother) and 82-year-old Wally Funk on a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A transgender man from Virginia has won a years-long legal battle against his former high school over its refusal to let him use boys bathrooms when he was a student. The U.S. Supreme Court Monday rejected the Glouchester County School Board's appeal of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, defended the right of West Point students to discuss race after some Republican congressmen complained that one class at the academy was recognizing critical race theory. During a congressional budget hearing before... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the NCAA in a long-running dispute over a cap on education-related gifts and benefits that schools may provide student-athletes. The unanimous decision, upholding lower court rulings, says the cap on a relatively narrow list of... Read More.
(ASHEBORO, N.C.) -- A North Carolina high school graduate received his diploma on Monday four days after it was denied to him during his commencement ceremony because he wore a Mexican flag over his gown. Ever Lopez, 18, was given his diploma after he and... Read More.
(ASHEBORO, N.C.) -- A North Carolina high school student was denied his diploma for wearing a Mexican flag over his graduation gown. Ever Lopez draped a Mexican flag over his blue gown at Asheboro High School's graduation ceremony Thursday night. Livestreamed video footage from the ceremony... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A flight instructor was forced to make a daring emergency landing on a busy freeway near Los Angeles on Memorial Day after reporting engine problems with his small plane during a lesson with a student pilot, authorities said. The aviation scare occurred... Read More.
(BROOKLYN, Iowa) -- Cristhian Bahena Rivera, accused of murdering University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts as she was jogging has been found guilty by an Iowa jury. Rivera, 26, was found guilty by the jury of first degree murder for allegedly killing Tibbetts, 20, and... Read More.
(BROOKLYN, Iowa) -- A law enforcement investigator testified on Thursday that it was only by chance that he scored the biggest break in the 2018 disappearance and slaying of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. Poweshiek County, Iowa, sheriff's deputy Steve Kivi testified that he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly eight years after she says she was assaulted, Shannon Keeler says multiple disturbing Facebook messages from her alleged rapist have prompted her to fight for justice and push law enforcement to reopen her closed case. Keller was on a relaxing vacation... Read More.
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- The Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student wanted in the killing of a Yale student has been arrested by U.S. Marshals in Alabama after evading authorities for three months. Qinxuan Pan, 29, was arrested in Montgomery Friday morning in connection to the... Read More.