America is grappling with a "residency bottleneck" on top of projected doctor shortages. In solving this problem, Congress is reconsidering the structure of medical residencies.
In one of 45 states to adopt Common Core standards, Illinois administrators, teachers, parents, students and legislators respond to the new policy in ways that belie the national reaction.
Although the government and NGOs think of buffers as the best way to deal with runoff in the Chesapeake Bay, a growing body of evidence suggests otherwise.
Political campaigns' usage of personal data may strike some voters as a "creepy" infringement of privacy, but the regulation of this data also raises important questions about free speech.
In the Internet age, it's sometimes loyalty — not Nielsen ratings — that determine a show's future prospects.
Waiver that exempted Newtown students from standardized tests after Sandy Hook shooting sparks debate on high-stakes testing and accountability in schools.
Siretha White was shot to death during her 11th birthday party. Seven years later, her family reunited to celebrate her life on the day she would have turned 18.
A lack of community resources in Chicago's south- and westside neighborhoods translates into endemic poverty and gun violence, two of the city's main impediments to further development.
Obama's new initiative, "My Brother's Keeper," aims to decrease the number of young men going to prison.
A new initiative by President Obama seeks to help young men of color.
"My parents have worked all their lives for my education." An Ecuadorian student in America on the challenges and benefits of private education.
In 2012, more than 5,500 Americans over the age of 65 were killed in traffic accidents. Older drivers need to adjust to changing highway conditions.