From costs and logistics to limiting cheating and distractions, educator Patrick Larkin answered your questions about iPads in the classroom, during a live web chat with more than 200 participants.
President Obama has nominated Chuck Hagel as his next secretary of defense and John Brennan as the next head of the CIA.
The National Hockey League and its players have reached a deal to end a lockout that’s wiped out nearly four months of the season.
The Connecticut state legislature opens a new session this week, less than a month after the horrific mass shooting that killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
There are already robots that operate vehicles and assist in surgery. NYU professor Gary Marcus says we need to start thinking about giving these robots a moral code.
We first spoke with Donzell Mintz when he was a teenager, before he was sentenced to three years behind bars. Fresh out of prison, he’s working at a cafe that trains young ex-offenders.14 Comments | more »
Joan Parker, longtime philanthropist and the widow of mystery writer Robert B. Parker, died last Tuesday. Joan was the inspiration for the character loved by Robert’s protagonist, detective Spenser.4 Comments | more »
The sequester budget cuts mean lower reimbursements for chemotherapy drugs for Medicare patients — a change that’s forcing some cancer clinics to turn away patients, in order to make ends meet.4 Comments | more »