Americans Add 2 Golds at Worlds From Felix and Taylor
Wearing white socks stretched nearly to her knees, she got off to a great start in the 400, pulling away in the middle of the one-lap race and then easily beating Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas in 49.26 seconds. One single clap, that's basically all ...
Why Americans Are Turning Against Standardized Tests
Yamarko Brown, age 12, works on math problems as part of a trial run of a new state assessment test at Annapolis Middle School in Annapolis, Md., Feb. 12, 2015. The new test is linked to the Common Core standards, which Maryland adopted in 2010 under ...
Market Turmoil Aside, Many Americans Find Better Financial Footing
... $53,000, according to a report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. The economy includes a greater proportion of these jobs now than in 2008, after having shed "middle-wage jobs" - those that paid $32,000 to $53,000.
What I Learned About America as I Ate (and Biked) Across It
What charmed me most was that in so-called white-bread Middle America, this food's ethnic roots were clear. It was a bun, slightly oily, crispy on the outside, not very doughy, surrounding a filling of cabbage, cheese, and sausage. I'd been told they ...