From the nosebleed section of the National Mall, Donald Trump’s supporters watched his inauguration with high hopes for his presidency.
Joel Wing, a high school social studies teacher in Oakland, was at home working on his MacBook Air one recent afternoon when he saw troubling news out of Baghdad. The United Nations had just released its estimate for the number of soldiers and other fighters killed in Iraq in November: 1,959 security...
It looks like students have had a reason to complain about deceptive lending practice and outrageously high student loan debt after all. Lawsuits filed on Wednesday against the nation’s largest student loan lender Navient, and it’s lending...Show More Summary
Protesters are having high times at Donald Trump's inauguration thanks to the decriminalization of cannabis in the nation's capital and thousands of free marijuana cigarettes, or joints, which were passed out by pro-marijuana legalization group DCMJ. Show More Summary
Here we stand. Less than 24 hours until the inauguration of a man uniquely unqualified to hold high office in the history of this great nation. A man who, unlike any before him, has fought his way to the Presidency through lies, slander and outright graft. Show More Summary
The Inaugural Parade is an American tradition of high school marching bands, national well-wishers, and some scattered military units. President-elect Donald Trump, on the other hand, reportedly wanted something a bit more Red Square, with tanks and missile launchers. Read more...
San Francisco's Blackbird Guitars took a jumbo acoustic called El Capitan to 2015's National Association of Music Merchants show in California that was said to be the first guitar made from a high performance composite made mostly of linen. Show More Summary
If passed, Hawaii would be first in nation to set such a high goal for its transportation sector
On Wednesday, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists marked a disturbing new milestone in Earth’s history: 2016 has been officially declared the warmest year on record. The previous record was set in 2015, which beat record highs in 2014. Show More Summary
In a move that will surely set back Franco-American relations by decades, stand-up comedian Gad Elmaleh visited Conan and leaked several highly embarrassing French state secrets. Namely: There’s a French version of Saturday Night Live. Which...Show More Summary
A Czech performer of bubble art surrounded 275 high school students and a car with a single soap-bubble screen on Wednesday, breaking the national record. Matej Kodes raised the screen around a rectangular 11 metre-by-7.5 meter area, enclosing those inside for a few seconds. Show More Summary
Jewish community centers across the nation are under siege as dozens received bomb threats this month ? including more than 20 reported on Wednesday alone. Authorities in Ohio were on high alert after threatening calls were made to Jewish centers in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. Show More Summary
Latino USA brings you stories about people who speak up, and speak out, even when the stakes are high. Designer Mondo Guerra of Project Runway fame talks to us about the moment he disclosed his HIV+ status on national television and how that led to his HIV/AIDS advocacy work. Show More Summary
By Paul McLeary and FP Staff BRUSSELS — In two days of high level meetings last week, top Pentagon and White House officials met with President-elect Donald Trump and his staff to walk through the biggest national security issues of the day. While traveling in Brussels on Wednesday, Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff...
(University of Chicago) A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds parents who talk with their high schoolers about the relevance of science and math can increase competency and career interest in the fields.
Tigertail’s ScreenDance Miami festival is now in its fourth year. One of the few festivals in the nation dedicated solely to movement for film and video, ScreenDance aims high. The goal: to present top-caliber dance films showcasing makers locally and from around the world.
In late August and early September the sensational West Coast National Park, north of Cape Town, is high on the...
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Destin Lasco of Mainland Regional High School in New Jersey has broken the National High School Record in the 200... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Freshman Destin Lasco Breaks National High School Record in 200 IM
Don’t be fooled. The ballet isn’t something we cover often here at SB Nation, but every once in a while, dance becomes sport, and we find ourselves forced to write about high art and culture. Such was the case at the groundbreaking of...Show More Summary
More than 325 million people headed outdoors to celebrate the National Park Service's 100th birthday.