Many studies have documented the West's declining snowpack. But a new one, published Friday in the journal Science, covers the length of the Rockies over an 800-year period.
06/10/2011 08:04 pm
Created in 2002 by billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad, the Broad Superintendents Academy has come under fire by critics who say that it is hostile to teachers. Defenders of the program say that its fellows graduate with a variety of viewpoints.
06/10/2011 06:26 pm
The Louisiana law allows teaching contrary to evolution on the grounds it promotes critical thinking, a proposition ridiculed by scientists. Similar legislation is being debated in other states.
06/02/2011 05:32 pm
Doomsday date re-recalculated by Harold Camping to take place in October. Most Christians dismiss the doomsday date predictions.
05/26/2011 01:41 am
America's students are largely uninformed about the democratic process and US government, especially high school seniors, according to civics scores from the Nation's Report Card.
05/04/2011 04:17 pm
The recovery from devastating tornadoes across the South accelerated over the weekend as federal and state agencies moved quickly to help the thousands of people left homeless.
05/01/2011 03:41 pm
The NBA playoffs are well underway. It started with 16 teams, trying to stay in the game over a two-month stretch to earn the title 'NBA Champions.' However, there are a handful of teams that have established themselves as the cream of the pro-basketball crop, having won multiple NBA titles since 1947.
04/26/2011 03:51 pm
In Pictures Earth Day 2011
Hilton Kelley balances fighting air pollution with job creation and talking with chemical and oil companies in Port Arthur, Texas.
04/18/2011 09:29 am
In Pictures Maple sugaring