White House Honors 11 Immigrant Innovators

By Kathryn McConnell Staff Writer The White House has named 11 American inventors and entrepreneurs as Immigrant Innovator Champions of Change. “Immigrants have long made America more prosperous and innovative,” U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said in announcing the honors
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Annual Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® Event

The City of Philadelphia hosted dozens of college and career-bound youths at a kick-off event in City Hall today as part of the 11th annual Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® Day. Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® Day, a nationally observed day of mentoring, is coordinated locally by (more...)

Student Stabbed 14 People At Texas College Campus

A student of Lone Star Community College near Houston stabbed 14 people on Tuesday morning, according to local media. Two victims were critically wounded, twelve victims were transported to hospitals. In a rampage Police the suspect was wrestled to the ground by students and taken into custody, police said. Harris County Sheriff's (more...)

Philadelphia’s Population Increases In 2012

Since the 2010 Census was taken, the City of Philadelphia experienced a population growth of .6 percent, an  increase of about 9,040 residents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. These findings are the result of the 2012 Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program (PEP). “Philadelphia keeps (more...)

Charter and Cyber Charter School Funding Reforms In Pennsylvania

The House Republican Caucus unveiled a legislative package aimed at reforming charter and cyber charter school funding. “Pennsylvania’s charter schools and cyber charter schools have generally worked well and have benefited many Pennsylvania families, particularly those students in low-performing school districts,” Rep. Mike Reese (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) said. “Our (more...)

The Top 20 Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools of 2012

One in five households now owe student loan debt, but female coeds in Pennsylvania are skipping high tuition costs by turning to the “Sugar Baby Lifestyle.” SeekingArrangement.com, the world’s largest Sugar Daddy website, released its annual list of the “Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools.” The website experienced a nationwide increase of (more...)

The Ninth-Grader Charged For Threats To Council Rock School

On Friday morning when the driver attempts to get to the bank or store in Bucks County aria, they found that most of the roads were blocked, and the helicopters were circling over the town. In the office of the newspaper of "Philadelphia news" we found the message, that have been (more...)

Peace Corps Uses Sports to Teach Moldovan Students About Health

Peace Corps volunteer Thomas Reade of New Orleans is using sports to teach youth in his community in Moldova about healthy lifestyle choices. The initiative utilizes soccer, the most popular sport in Moldova, as a way to get students active and excited to learn about health. “The topics (more...)

Obama at Sandy Hook Interfaith Prayer Vigil


To all the families, first responders, to the community of Newtown, clergy, guests -- Scripture tells us: “…do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away…inwardly we are being renewed day by day. (more...)

Gallaudet University: Widening Horizons for the Deaf

Gallaudet University is a unique learning community made up of some 1,100 undergraduate and 400 graduate students who are all deaf or hard of hearing. It is the only higher education institution in the world where all programs and services are specifically designed for deaf and

Shooting In Connecticut Elementary School: 27 Killed

Terrible day is Friday 14 2012: more than twenty-seven people were killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, a small town 130 kilometers northeast of New York City, in Connecticut.  According to the media, " a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside his mother's kindergarten (more...)

Structure of U.S. Education

(The following text is excerpted from the U.S. Department of State publication USA Education in Brief.) For someone from another country, the U.S. educational system understandably appears large and varied, even chaotic. Within this complexity, however, American education reflects the history, culture, and values of the changing

U.S. Voters Set New State Laws on Same-Gender Marriage, Marijuana

President Obama’s re-election victory may have been the worldwide focus of the United States’ Election Day, but the millions of Americans who voted November 6 did much more than choose the country’s next president. As well as electing a host of state and local representatives, U.S. voters cast (more...)

University of Chicago Has Top Graduate Program in Economics

By Lauren Monsen | Staff Writer The University of Chicago, consistently ranked as one of the best American institutions of higher learning by the magazine U.S. News & World Report, is a magnet for gifted students from around the globe. Today, international students comprise almost 19 percent of the (more...)

Notes from an American Diplomat and his Russia Journey

Howard Solomon, Deputy Minister Counselor for Political Affairs U.S. Embassy, Moscow For many of my acquaintances, friends, and family, my work as a diplomat remains a mystery. What is it that a diplomat does every day, and moreover, a diplomat in the political section? I see my job as (more...)