Most students learn to drive in a traditional Driver’s Ed and Behind the Wheel class ... but when you are the daughter of the President of the United States, it’s not quite the same.Read More
The U.S. Department of Education has recently released a list of more than 550 colleges that will have to undergo “heightened cash monitoring” because of concerns about their management of federal financial aid.Read More
Students at Duke University remain shaken by the finding of a noose made of a thin yellow rope on campus last week.
And it hit particularly hard given that it has been just two weeks since drunken white male students chanted a racist song that alluded to lynching at a black female student.Read More
North Carolina's iconic homegrown NASCAR driver Richard Petty has a new honor to add to his list — Gov. Pat McCrory declared March 31 "Richard Petty Day."Read More
Prada, one of the most beloved and recognizable luxury brands, experienced a huge hit in its 2014 profit — in part, apparently, because of a crackdown on Chinese government corruption.Read More
The Guardian reported Monday that an Australian government employee accidentally emailed the personal information of multiple world leaders to the wrong recipient. That employee’s superiors then decided to just not mention to anyone that it happened.Read More
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, officially announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential race at Liberty University last week — and he remains the only major candidate to have officially declared a run.
Cruz was a big subject on social media and news organizations throughout last week, but not just for his announcement or his policies — but for what many believed was him rehearsing kissing his wife before the big announcement at the university last week.Read More
This week's cover of The New Yorker, the foremost purveyor of 10,000-plus word articles about IKEA, features 30 emoji of Hillary Clinton. This comes shortly after The Washington Post created emoji for every team in this year's NCAA basketball tournament.Read More
Last June, a user on the public records site, MuckRock, requested consumer complaints from the publicly funded train company, Amtrak. But after nine months of waiting, Conor Skelding received 317 pages of complaints so heavily redacted, they make declassified military documents seem transparent.Read More
On Monday morning, outspoken and ultra-conservative Sen. Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to enter the presidential race for 2016.
Cruz made his announcement during the student convocation at Liberty University — possibly the perfect backdrop for the Texas Republican.Read More