NPR – Education

  1. An Air Force Cadet At 25: A Sign Of The Times In Higher Education - Many students heading to college this fall won't be the traditional 18-year-olds. At the nation's military academies, more cadets are coming from life — or military service — and not high school.
  2. Federal Judge Finds Racism Behind Arizona Law Banning Ethnic Studies - An Arizona law banning ethnic studies violated students' constitutional rights, a federal judge said Tuesday.
  3. Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump - A group of alumni from one of the nation's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump.
  4. Kids Learn What It Takes To Be An Astronaut - As summer winds to a close, we've been highlighting interesting camps for kids. For decades, a favorite has been Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.
  5. Paul Miller Loved Teaching Math So Much That He Did It For Nearly 80 Years - Paul Miller was once recognized as the oldest active accredited classroom teacher in the U.S. He reflects on his long career.

Yahoo News – Education

  1. Obstruction Looms Over Trump McConnell Fight -

    Obstruction Looms Over Trump McConnell FightBarbara McQuade, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether Donald Trump's reported pressuring of Mitch McConnell on the Trump Russia investigation constitutes an obstruction of justice.

  2. Some anchors throw shade at eclipse -

    Some anchors throw shade at eclipseMonday’s total solar eclipse captivated the nation and dominated news coverage, but not every anchor was as delighted, or even interested, as their audience.

  3. Spain suspect says terror cell planned big attack on monuments -

    Spain suspect says terror cell planned big attack on monumentsA suspected member of the terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week admitted to a judge on Tuesday that the jihadists had planned to hit monuments in an even bigger attack. Mohamed Houli Chemlal, 21, said he knew of the plans two months ago, as he, and three other suspects, appeared in court for the first time since twin attacks killed 15 people and wounded more than 100. The four are the only surviving suspects from what was believed to be a 12-man terror cell that rammed a van into pedestrians on a tourist-packed boulevard in Barcelona on Thursday.

  4. Twitter Loses It Over Donald Trump's 'Off The Rails' Arizona Rally -

    Twitter Loses It Over Donald Trump's 'Off The Rails' Arizona RallyPresident Donald Trump’s rambling speech at a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday did not go down well with many people online.

  5. US Navy orders worldwide 'operational pause' after warship crashes off Singapore -

    US Navy orders worldwide 'operational pause' after warship crashes off SingaporeThe US Navy has ordered a "worldwide operational pause" after a warship crashed into a merchant vessel in Singapore. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson called for the one-day pause for a safety review to be carried out over the next few weeks within the separate commands. The USS John McCain collided with an oil tanker off the coast of the Asian island in the early morning of 21 August resulting in five injuries and 10 missing sailors.

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