Performing such dynamic stunts as the basket toss, the cradle catch, and the double hook, cheerleaders for NCAA basketball teams pull out all the stops to entertain the crowd. Here, Boston College Eagles cheerleaders perform during the Boston College game against Miami at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass. on Feb. 23.
The French drove out Islamist rebels in northern Mali. But can France and its African allies translate those victories into regional stability and peace?
Zero tolerance for bad behavior is common in American schools, but this policy has often proved ineffective, even harmful to students and schools. The tide is turning. A method that relies on communication between students, teachers, and others improves accountability and school safety.
A conflict that was supposed to be a quick in-and-out operation lasted nearly nine years – and has left a deep imprint on the policy of American intervention.
In many areas with power outages, the temperature in homes is barely 50 degrees, and trick-or-treating has been canceled because of concerns about downed wires.
The exact track of the storm is not yet clear, but snow, thunder, lightning, and downpours are all expected to be involved. Power outages could be a problem.
Although 30-year mortgages are at historic lows, some economists say rates on 30-year mortgages could fall further. So should you wait before refinancing?
Jobs for college graduates are a little easier to come by this year. Grads who applied for jobs got more offers. Employers plan to step up hiring.