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Why Did The Top Student Aid Official Under Betsy DeVos Resign?

Conscience, or incompetence? Two competing narratives — along partisan lines — have emerged to explain the sudden departure of the head of the Federal Student Aid Office. 7 more words

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'Mother Of All Landslides' In Big Sur Buries Section Of California's Highway 1

Dirt and rock now cover a third of a mile of the road known for its breathtaking views. And where the coast used to form roughly a straight line, aerial photos now show a rocky bulge into the Pacific. 11 more words

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Appeals court rules against President Trump’s revised travel ban

Appeals court rules against President Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries.

     

 

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Journalists condemn Trump for stirring up 'disturbing' anti-media feeling

National Press Club among those shocked by deterioration of relations between media and politicians prompted by the president’s frequent tirades

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Exclusive: Signs of more trouble in Ivory Coast as hidden hand saves mutineers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – When a rag-tag group of soldiers launched a mutiny in Ivory Coast earlier this month, it looked like they were doomed. A column of elite troops quickly descended to put the mutiny down. 15 more words

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Many Adults Don't Think Exposure To Vaping Is Bad For Kids

Nicotine, heavy metals and tiny particles that can harm the lungs float around in the aerosol from e-cigarettes. But a survey finds many adults don’t think secondhand vape is dangerous for children. 8 more words

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