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Supreme Court: defendants don’t have ‘right’ to DNA testing

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http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/pop/articles/19scotus.html The Supreme Court of the United States ruled on Thursday, 5-4, that defendants don't have a right under the Constitution to test evidence against...

Reed College admits different students to get more money

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http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/pop/articles/10reed.html Reed College in Oregon, just minutes from downtown Portland, is known for its academic rigor and free-spirited student body. But financial problems caused the...

Common Core State Standards Initiative leaves out 4 states

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http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2009-06-01-state-standards_N.htm Only four states (Alaska, Missouri, South Carolina, and Texas) have yet to sign on with the Common Core State Standards Initiative, which US Education...

President announces new emissions, fuel-efficiency standards

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http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/pop/articles/19emissions.html President Obama announced on Tuesday that the US would impose tougher emissions and fuel-efficiency standards, the New York Times is reporting. The standards would...

Mom who let daughter drive without license to pay $1 million

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http://www.pantagraph.com/articles/2009/05/14/news/doc4a0b448bf397a365112252.txt The Bloomington-Normal Pantagraph is reporting that the mother of a girl who ran over a teenager when she was allowed to drive a car...

Movie review: 17 Again

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Release date (wide): April 17, 2009 ... Overall: B- ... Teens: B ... Story: C+. The film was shown in 3,255 theaters on its opening...

Community college students often turn failure into success

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http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2008-04-06-college-all-stars_N.htm USA Today is featuring the 20 American 2-year college students named to the All-USA Community College Academic First Team, including Jeffrey Arnold, 30, of...

Movie review: 12 Rounds (D+, D, D)

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Release date (wide): March 27, 2009 ... Overall: D+ ... Teens: D ... Story: D. The film was shown in 2,331 theaters on its opening...

Child prostitution crackdown yields 44 Chicago-area arrests

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http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/napervillesun/news/1445414,44-arrested-child-prostitution-NA022309.article The Chicago Sun-Times News Group is reporting that officials in DuPage, Cook, Will, and Lake Counties, in cooperation with the FBI, arrested more than...

Teens from Oswego, Geneva reported missing

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http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/beaconnews/news/1430141,Oswego-police-look-missing-teen-AU021309.article Police Oswego are looking for William Montnez Jr, who occasionally goes by the name Joey or Joseph, who has been missing since Thursday night....