Ferguson and Baltimore are the most recent of the nearly 70 police departments investigated by the Justice Department for police brutality, racial bias and other civil rights violations.
Over the past 20 years, in-state tuition at both the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) has more than tripled.
A 4.0 earthquake, centered in the Oakland Hills just north of Piedmont, rattled much of the East Bay and other areas of the central Bay Area Wednesday morning, jolting thousands of residents out of bed.
The Federal government is setting new guidelines aimed to improve school climate by transforming discipline practices and policies. What does discipline looks like at your school? Are you more likely to change your behavior after receiving negative punishment or reinforcement and rewards for taking positive steps?
If you’re still looking for a good opportunity to dork out on New Horizons’ path past the outer limits of our solar system, look no more! Stuart Lynn’s visualization will guide you thorough the longest road-less trip ever.
Fifty years ago — on July 30, 1965 — President Lyndon Johnson, as part of his War on Poverty, signed into law the bill that created the Medicare and Medicaid federal health insurance programs. Like Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the programs faced staunch opposition and lofty implementation challenges.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system transports nearly 400,000 passengers on an average weekday. It’s the nation’s fifth-largest rail system, with 104-miles of track stretching from the far reaches of the Bay Area’s eastern suburbs to San Francisco International Airport, south of the city.
This is Stone Mountain, and it’s become part of a heated national debate about Confederate flags and monuments, an issue that flared anew last month after a young man with suspected white supremacist leanings allegedly murdered nine black churchgoers in Charleston, SC.
President Obama last week (July 13) commuted the sentences of 46 inmates in federal prison, all of whom were serving time for non-violent drug offenses, mostly related to cocaine trafficking.
Greece is in the middle of a debt crisis. The government is running out of cash and doesn’t have enough to pay back what it owes.
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