Tag Archives: U.S.

University High School students ranked best in the world

University High School was recognized for its students outperforming students from across the world in the 2015 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Test for Schools. The test evaluates 15-year-old students in math, science, reading, critical thinking and problem solving. ...

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Fresno rallies against election of Donald Trump

Amid national unrest following last Tuesday’s election of Donald Trump to the presidency, about 500 people descended on one of Fresno’s busiest intersections – Blackstone and Shaw avenues – Saturday to join protest efforts. “We’re out here to stand in ...

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Valley prepared for Zika virus

Move over Ebola, there’s a new virus that’s the talk of the town. Zika virus, spread primarily through Aedes mosquito bites, captured global interest after a major outbreak in Brazil last year. Generally the effects of the virus are mild. ...

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Words from third grade teacher inspires U.S. Poet Laureate

“She invited me to the front of the class and [I] sang ‘Three Blind Mice,’” Juan Felipe Herrera said. “It’s really funny, but to my surprise, now I go, ‘How did I do that?’” That was the moment the current ...

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Try to fix the U.S. deficit

You can try your hand at fixing the U.S. deficit at The New York Times here.

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Economist: Factory report shows recession to be over

McClatchy Tribune WASHINGTON — The most severe economic recession since the Great Depression is history, economists said Tuesday. At least one economist said the report showed a sharp jump in the Institute for Supply Management’s factory index.

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