When the subject of race comes up in his MFA writing workshop, author Matthew Salesses says, it usually feels traumatic a burden personal to writers of color.
Can year-round school spell the end of the "summer slide" for disadvantaged kids?
It's been tough to identify the problems that only turn up after medicines are on the market. An experimental project is now combing through data to get earlier, more accurate warnings.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he had a "very intense" conversation with Vladimir Putin about the Russian leader using his influence with Moscow-backed rebels to secure access to the scene.
The Florida Republican, with one eye on the White House, tells NPR's Morning Edition that there's a role for government to play in opening access to higher education and job training.
Hamas claims to have captured an Israeli soldier; Israel's U.N. ambassador denies that any Israeli soldiers have been kidnapped, according to Reuters.
James Garner, star of classic TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, died Saturday at age 86. TV critic Eric Deggans says he pioneered playing a new character: the "unhero."
The U.S. secretary of state says a mix of U.S. intelligence and social media reports "points a very clear finger at the separatists" having brought down the plane with a surface-to-air missile.