Nationwide, the percentage of students getting their diplomas is at an all-time high. But while some states have made incredible strides, others have struggled to keep up.
The city's tax credits and mandated affordable housing tend to benefit young couples and recent college grads, but initiatives to help lower-income renters are unfortunately limited.
"And then I realized, holy cow, I could teach a course just on beer. And then I said, 'Well, really, I could teach a whole major on beer.' And then I thought, 'Well, I'll just settle for a minor.'"
While Utah is the most charitable state any way you count, the rest of the rankings depend on the method of measurement.
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Louisiana has one of the worst child-care systems and largest gender pay gaps, with women making a measly 72 percent of what men make.
Seven decades after the conflict's end, an unexploded bomb has killed a German construction worker.
Forgot your wallet? No problem. Coin, PayPal, Google Wallet, Dwolla, and other tech companies are making it easier than ever to live without plastic.
Despite reduced resources at museums and monuments, tourism in the nation's capital is actually on the upswing.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp says he will push for Congress to pass a new constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
Affirmative action, voting rights, and two gay-marriage rulings are all due this month.
Disaster personnel and volunteers have to rely critical federal funding that's been slashed.
Penny Pritzker, a longtime Obama friend and donor, is an heir to Hyatt Hotels.
The candidate's son made the trip for business, but reportedly also sought to reassure the Kremlin his father would maintain good relations.
Two rising Republican stars, both of whom were rumored to be contenders for the vice-presidential slot, get prime speaking slots in Tampa.
After calling the lead-up to the games "disconcerting," he earned a sharp rebuke from the British prime minister.
The vast gulf will heighten panic among Democrats about being swamped by the Republican nominee and his allies.
Democrats, who raised $60 million, say they're not shaken by the haul in the first head-to-head month.
The Republican strikes back against attacks on his private-equity career with an ad spotlighting the failed solar-energy company.
The former secretary of state criticizes the Republican candidate's contention that Russia is America's No. 1 enemy.