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Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think

40 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile - and realistic - goal, a Harvard economist says.
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Fed rate cut bets lift stocks, dollar steadies

50 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented...
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In British PM race, a former Russian tycoon quietly wields influence

52 minutes ago   |   National Post

LONDON - For almost a decade, Alexander Temerko, who forged a career at the top of the Russian arms industry and had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin, has been...
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Perinatal Depression Screening May Miss Suicidal Thoughts

Perinatal Depression Screening May Miss Suicidal Thoughts

1 hour ago   |   Psych Central

A new study of 736 low-income pregnant women in Illinois finds that more than one-third of those who reported having thoughts of self-harm in a commonly used health...
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Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

1 hour ago   |   Newser   |   2 articles

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to...
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Developing skills for humanities research

Developing skills for humanities research

1 hour ago   |   Stanford

A new one-week course, called Humanities Research Intensive , teaches first- and second-year undergraduate students what research in the humanities could be and what skills are...
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Japan Is Among the World's Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence

1 hour ago   |   Time

A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man...
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Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges

2 hours ago   |   National Post

SRINAGAR/AWANTIPORA - More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one...
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Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted on...
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Iran military says all its drones have returned safely to base - report

3 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

DUBAI - Iran's top military spokesman said all the country's drones had returned safely to base, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, after President Donald Trump...
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for labor secretary

President Donald Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone else." Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...