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In a global economy, the benchmark for educational success is no longer improvement by national standards alone, but the best performing school systems internationally.
Sorry, folks. Merriam-Webster's word of the year is not "selfie." And twerk is nowhere on the list, either.
Since the beginning of the uprising against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a lot has been written about high level defections from the government side.
Michael Morton spent 25 years in prison haunted by his innocence and dealing with the harsh reality of life behind bars.
During the past two decades, the Innocence Project and other advocates have been utilizing rapid advances in the scientific testing of genetic materials.
Days after a deadly Metro-North train derailment in New York, a top federal transportation official said Tuesday that he has "serious concerns" about safety on the railroad.
Just a day after he assured his Japanese hosts that he will press China over disputed airspace, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to meet with Chinese leaders under a cloud of tension.
It has three times the horsepower of the average car. It's notoriously difficult to handle, even for professional drivers. And now, it's known as the car actor Paul Walker was riding in when he died.
New surveillance video shows the car Paul Walker died in may not have ignited until one minute after the initial impact.
Roger Rodas, the man believed to be driving the car in the crash that killed him and actor Paul Walker, leaves behind a family, a charity he founded with Walker, and friends and fans of his own.
My bags were packed, and I'd waved goodbye to my parents at the train station in Dundee, Scotland. It was the summer of 1984, and I was on my way to start my first job.
Is the 'knockout game' a serious threat or all hype? CNN's Athena Jones takes a look at the violent trend.
CNN's Laurie Segall and Brian Stelter weigh in on the importance of vetting viral web hoaxes that have fooled the media.
A U.S. official believes North Korea is upgrading missile launch sites. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
The AC360 Later panel weigh's in after Rush Limbaugh calls the Pope's latest document "pure Marxism."
Park rangers can wait years to see a weather event like the one that occurred last week at Grand Canyon National Park.
It is impossible to ignore the impact of Pope Francis, a modern-day pope who operates with humility and directness, who lives simply, who prefers to spend his time with the poor and the marginalized, and who sees his role as pastor, compassionate friend and fellow sinner on the Christian journey.