MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Embracing the tough penalties favored by global strongmen, President Donald Trump on Monday brandished the death penalty as a fitting punishment for drug traffickers fueling the opioid epidemic.
A report in the National Bureau of Economic Research found that most immigrant groups in the U.S. attain higher education and “exceed schooling levels” of typical Americans. Additionally, many arrive in the U.S. with already higher levels of education that most Americans.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In October 1979, Leonard Bernstein received a fan letter from a high school humanities teacher. Helen Morgan wrote to the celebrity composer-conductor-pianist in hopes he could share the theme that guided his compositions — something she could pass along to her students for inspiration.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. aid chief says humanitarian needs have doubled in Congo over the last year as a result of conflict, with 13 million people needing aid and over 2 million children suffering from “severe acute malnutrition.”
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Greenpeace says several major household brands including Hershey and Johnson & Johnson have failed to disclose where they get their palm oil from despite vows to stop buying from companies that cut down tropical forests to grow the widely used commodity.
How can we transform prisons to help reduce recidivism rates in the United States? Education leaders have often considered this question and concluded that the key to helping prisoners is through education.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials announced a tentative plan Friday to relocate 20-30 gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan over three years to replenish a population that has nearly died out because of inbreeding and disease.