Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel taps Jean-Claude Brizard, superintendent in Rochester, N.Y., to head city schools. Brizard is a long-time educator, unlike new leaders of other big-city districts.
04/18/2011 05:22 pm
Gas prices have risen above $3.50 a gallon in most of the US. With gas prices rising, Americans are cutting back on trips to the pump.
04/11/2011 02:29 pm
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Temporary jobs always surge after recessions, until companies gain confidence and create permanent jobs. Is this time different?
03/17/2011 09:05 am
Brontë’s novel 'Jane Eyre' is recast as a middling horror film, but Mia wasikowska plays a spirited Jane.
03/12/2011 10:25 am
The case of an Ohio woman who lied so her girls could attend a better school triggers a sharp debate about equity in public education.
02/25/2011 04:57 pm
Job seekers often overlook the importance of choosing and cultivating the right references in their job search.
02/24/2011 02:59 pm
A woman's return to her old summer camp brings back fond memories.
02/16/2011 02:50 pm
In offices, online, and by phone, Egyptians across the US cheered events Friday in Egypt, as President Mubarak stepped aside. 'The tears kept gushing,' says one overjoyed Egyptian-American.
02/11/2011 04:49 pm
Egypt developments have relatives in the US feeling immense pride for the people of Egypt but being unimpressed with America’s response.
02/04/2011 09:38 am