drflet/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Yale University has announced a new “test-flexible” standardized testing policy set to go into effect for the 2024-25 admissions cycle, following fellow Ivy League school Dartmouth College in adjusting its COVID-era policies. The university will require standardized test scores for all applicants but is expandingRead More →

Photography by Keith Getter (all rights reserved)/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — The record-breaking rain soaking the Southwest U.S. in recent weeks still won’t be enough to eliminate the megadrought status in the notoriously arid region completely, according to researchers. The extra precipitation fueled by several rounds of atmospheric rivers andRead More →

www.fuchieh.com/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Schools nationwide have been at the center of the country’s culture wars. Restrictions on education and programs relating to race, gender, and sexual orientation have been implemented in several states, while schools and libraries are facing increasing waves of book-banning attempts. In a new survey,Read More →

Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Fox News town hall at the Greenville Convention Center on Feb. 20, 2024 in Greenville, South Carolina. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — The defendants in former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud case have asked the judge to delayRead More →

Former President Donald J. Trump speaks at the CPAC Conference in Washington, Mar. 4, 2023. (Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — This year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, an erstwhile cross section of the GOP that has turned into a major staging ground for the party’s MAGA grassroots, isRead More →

Former Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake announces her bid for the seat of U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) at JetSet Magazine on Oct. 10, 2023 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Rebecca Noble/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — John McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain rejected Kari Lake’s offer on Wednesday to meet one-on-one afterRead More →

President Joe Biden announces the cancellation of an additional $1.2 billion in student loan debt for about 153,000 borrowers, at meeting with community at Culver City Julian Dixon Library in Culver City, CA. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) (SAN FRANCISCO) — President Joe Biden on WednesdayRead More →

Lara Trump, daughter-in-law to former President and 2024 presidential hopeful Donald Trump, speaks at a VFW Hall in Beaufort, S.C., Feb. 21, 2024. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — “Absolutely none” of the Republican National Committee’s funds will be used to pay former President Donald Trump’s multimillion-dollar stackRead More →

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is addressing former President Donald Trump’s mocking jabs at her husband, Maj. Michael Haley, who is serving a one-year deployment overseas in the South Carolina National Guard. In a new interview with ABC News’ co-anchor Eva Pilgrim, Nikki Haley discussed theRead More →