Would lengthening the school year — and shrinking the traditional 8- to 10-week summer vacation — improve students’ academic outcomes?
Sometimes it seems like everyone who wants — or can afford — a tablet computer already has one. So where do things go from here?
The children’s author talks about the movie adaptation of her 1993 Newbery Medal-winning novel.
The U.S. government confirmed Wednesday that Foley was beheaded by militants in Syria.
Half of all Americans in a recent survey said they didn’t know most of their neighbors at all — and a new book laments the implications of that.
Massachusetts-based ReWalk Robotics makes a motorized exoskeleton that allows some paraplegics to walk again.
Bill Littlefield sizes up the moving words from a Rhode Island Little League coach and the newly found fame of 13-year-old pitcher, Mo’ne Davis.
If your job were to go into a barricaded house to get an armed man, would you want body armor? Is this police militarization or just modernization?
MIT Professor Emeritus David Wilson is credited with coming up with one of the earliest prototypes for a carbon tax.
The latest in our series of stories on ordinary people who lived extraordinary lives.
We profile costumer Jill Thibeau, whose job is to age and destroy clothing to fit the needs of a particular a character or scene in film and television.
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