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A Superior Court judge on Wednesday put a halt to school boards giving raises to teachers who give up tenure, issuing a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought by Guilford…Click to Continue »
A new study looks at whether children who play violent video games demonstrate more violent or aggressive behavior, longterm.
WTOPDo violent video games make children violent?WTOPWASHINGTON — Ask any parent: It is hard to tear a kid away from a video game. But there are concerns that violent games may promote violent thoughts, and make children and teens more aggressive. The…
Courtesy Christie’s. Bob Dylan’s Fender Stratocaster guitar that he played at the Newport Folk Festival for his first electric set. …
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Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are “teed up,” President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine.
The bill signed by Gov. Sam Brownback prevents cities and counties from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored. Supporters of the measure contend that a patchwork of local regulations has infri…
At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.
Bread and water are big business for King’s Hawaiian and Hawaiian Springs Ltd., two companies with ties to Hawaii.Hawaiian Springs has secured a contract to sell its botted water from the Big Island in the Albertsons Market chain in California, Nevada,…
It was the worst day of Kyle White?s life, one he knew he wouldn?t survive.Click to Continue »
Cleveland County authorities want to question Frazier Glenn Cross Jr. ? a white supremacist charged with killing three people near Kansas City earlier this month ? about any role he…Click to Continue »
The sun will look like a ring of fire above some remote parts of the world next Tuesday (April 29) during a solar eclipse, but most people around the world won’t get a chance to see it.
On April 29, 2014, the moon will block much of the sun in a so-called annular solar eclipse, also known as a “ring of fire” solar eclipse. See where the solar eclipse will be visible from in this Space.com gallery.
Donaldson Co Inc has set up a new distribution centre in Bratislava, Slovakia….
Skywatcher Victor Rogus of Jadwin, Missouri captured this wonderful image of 4 percent illuminated moon in conjunction with planet Mercury on Feb. 27, 2014. See how he did it.
Catherine Carlock/Triad Business Journal Natty Greene’s Brewing Co. production facility at 1918 W. Lee St. in Greensboro will approach full capacity by the end of next year. …
A Missouri House committee has advanced legislation revising a law requiring unaccredited school districts to pay the costs when students transfer to neighboring districts.
Two Michigan-based photographers, Terry Hancock of Fremont and Robert Fields of Howell Township, captured this brilliant image of three nebulas and a star cluster on April 11. See how they did it.
A House committee began its consideration Wednesday of the possible impeachment of Gov. Jay Nixon, spurred mostly by him allowing gay couples to file joint state tax returns.
If you’ve ever taken a pottery class, you know how truly amazing it is when an artist turns a lump of clay into a gorgeous vase. It seems so easy when the wheel is spinning and the artist’s wet finger
Move over, cat videos — there’s a new online craze: watching strangers play video games live. Twitch.tv — a web site that shows people narrating video games while they play…
Massive Video Game Tournament Aims To Save LivesHuffington PostYou may remember George Costanza using the principles of Frogger to cross a crowded street. Now a festival in Brazil is seriously considering the relationship between the two activities, in…
Medical XpressCan video games make your brain level up?Medical XpressVideo games often involve fine motor co-ordination, sustained attention and problem solving, often under pressure, all of which give the brain a work out. Frequently playing video gam…
New recruits in the U.S. military are getting slightly older, with more than half of Army enlistees age 20 or above compared with a few decades ago when only a third were in the older age group, according to a RAND Corp. study released Wednesday.
What are your favorite video games? What do you think they have taught you? Do you think video games can help inspire social change? Have you ever played one that helped you understand a serious global problem?
More than a dozen school district employees, students and residents asked the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board to support Superintendent Heath Morrison?s proposed 2014-15 budget during a public hearing Tuesday night.Click to Continue »
Excavating coal ash from all 14 Duke Energy sites in North Carolina could cost $10 billion. Critics want the Charlotte electric utility to pay the bill for moving 102 million…Click to Continue »