News archive from 12 May 2011, page 135

US, Russia, others to cooperate on Arctic rescues

NUUK, Greenland - The United States, Russia and other nations agreed Thursday to coordinate Arctic search-and-rescue missions, a small step toward international cooperation in a fast-changing frontier threatened by looming fights over resources and...

Chron, 16:54 in World News
 

Study: It's not teacher, but method that matters

WASHINGTON - Who's better at teaching difficult physics to a class of more than 250 college students: the highly rated veteran professor using time-tested lecturing, or the inexperienced graduate students interacting with kids via devices that look...

Fox News, 16:54 in Learning
 

GM CEO invests more of his money in the company

DETROIT - General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has invested more of his own money in the company. The company says in a regulatory filing that Akerson bought 30,000 GM shares for $31.33 each. That means he spent $940,000. The purchase increases his personal...

 

Illinois House approves cuts to education funding

SPRINGFIELD - House lawmakers today overwhelmingly approved a budget for schools that lowers state assistance and early childhood education funding. The vote sends the bill to a Democratic-led Senate that has struggled to come to agreement on the...

 
Matt Millen mentions Michigan State as a BCS dark horse

Matt Millen mentions Michigan State as a BCS dark horse

Matt Millen was an analyst on ESPN's "College Football Live" this afternoon, and if you didn't flip away immediately, you might have seen him identify Michigan State as one of his five "surprise" contenders for the national title...

 

APNewsBreak: Ariz. senator says apparent violations found in taking tickets from Fiesta Bowl

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona Senate Ethics Committee review found some lawmakers may have violated state law by improperly accepting free football game tickets from the Fiesta Bowl, Chairman Ron Gould said Thursday. However, Gould told The Associated...

 

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