The ruling would allow the New York City school district to release teacher data, which factor in students' test scores. If the release goes forward, it will be the largest such case in the US.
As firms prepare to launch the space tourism business, one study warns that the soot from the suborbital crafts' hybrid rocket motors could collect in the stratosphere and warm the poles.
A crew from PG&E works Aug. 22, 2012, to restore power to a rural subdivision overrun by fire by the Ponderosa Fire outside Manton, Calif.
Scientists have succeeded in clocking the winds in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star in the constellation Pegasus. Windiest planet in our solar system is Neptune, at 1,200 m.p.h.
Ronnie Lee Gardner execution: Some experts say that firing squads are more humane than lethal injection.
Ardi, the 4.4 million-year-old skeleton whose discovery last year upended models of human evolution, has prompted a debate about where she lived, and whether she is indeed an ancestor of modern humans.
Conflict negotiator and writer John Paul Lederach has spent decades seeking new paths to peacebuilding.