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New Jersey is the latest state to require schools to offer courses on diversity and unconscious bias

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As the summer of 2020 forced the nation to confront racism, students of color in New Jersey were sounding the alarm on the racist bullying they had been facing daily, and Democratic Assemblywoman Carol A. Murphy was...

‘We’re here for you.’ Survivors of two Colorado mass shootings offer words of support to a man who survived the Boulder attack

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Brian Kruesi says he was walking out of King Soopers after shopping in the Boulder, Colorado, store when he spotted the gunman firing outside. He ran back inside, warning other shoppers and employees about what was...

Saudi Arabia announces new ceasefire offer to end Yemen war

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Abu Dhabi, UAE Saudi Arabia's top diplomat announced on Monday a proposal to end the six-year conflict in Yemen, including an offer of a ceasefire and political agreement with the Iran-backed Houthi rebels who contro...

One Arizona county has so many vaccine doses, it’s now able to offer them to anyone over 18

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Concerned that there weren't enough people signing up to get vaccinated against Covid-19, officials in one small Arizona county changed the vaccine eligibility requirement to encourage more people to make appointmen...

Texas Gov. Abbott stalled federal offer to test migrants then blamed them for spreading Covid

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is stalling efforts by the Biden administration to provide federal funds for Covid-19 tests for migrants released from custody, a senior Homeland Security official tells CNN. After relaxing st...

College Board will no longer offer SAT’s optional essay and subject tests

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The SAT's optional essay and subject tests have been nixed by the College Board, the latest step away from standardized testing in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. "As students and colleges adapt to new realities...

Pence has tried to reach Capitol Police officer who led rioters away from Senate chambers to offer thanks

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Washington Vice President Mike Pence reached out to Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman late last week to thank him for his efforts during the attack on the US Capitol, a person close to Pence told CNN, but they ha...

How will school closures affect children in the long run? Wars, disease and natural disasters offer clues

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London Children across the globe have seen their schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the World Bank, 1.6 billion students were out of school during the first peak of the pandemic in Apri...

Bill Belichick declines Presidential Medal of Freedom offer from Trump

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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has announced that he is declining the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which he was scheduled to receive from President Donald Trump on Thursday. Belichick cited the "...

Connecticut will become the first state to require high schools to offer Black and Latino studies in fall 2022

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Beginning in fall of 2022, Connecticut will require high schools to offer African-American, Black, Puerto Rican and Latino studies, becoming the first state in the nation to do so. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont made t...

Experimental brain implants in monkeys offer hope for restoring vision in blind people

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Scientists are a step closer to restoring the sight of blind people using brain implants, researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience said, after a series of successful experiments on monkeys. Resea...

Obama to offer ‘personal testimonial’ for Biden at first joint event of campaign

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Barack Obama will offer his one-time vice president, Joe Biden, a "personal testimonial" during their first joint event of the campaign on Saturday, an Obama aide told CNN, thrusting the former president into the ro...

From model trooper to murder charge: Records offer insight about Georgia roadside killing

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As a Georgia state trooper, Jacob Thompson impressed his bosses. They praised him for setting records in his unit for traffic stops and DUI busts. They commended his dedication to serving on the agency's honor guard...

Trump’s allies offer public praise but privately worry after debate

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The morning after a rancorous debate punctuated by President Donald Trump's refusal to condemn white supremacy, his advisers offered effusive public praise even as some privately worried his performance would aliena...