Ann Marie Corgill took home Alabama's 2014-15 Teacher of the Year award and was a finalist for the national accolade, but a "wall of bureaucracy" proved too brutal to keep colliding into, according to NPR.
When it comes to data on how many U.S. children have at least one parent behind bars, previous estimates don't paint a picture of the grim reality, according to a national research organization.
MIAMI — What happens when you add 1,800 tons of sand, 19 expert sculptors and three weeks of work? One major world record.
At the world's largest Christian university, "The Liberty Way" molds students' experiences in and out of the classroom.
Parents-to-be might want to put their pipes into practice because babies stay calm twice as long when sung to as when spoken to, according to a new study.
Nonprofits that deliver international aid sometimes face the distrust of the very people they want to help — a stigma that Western money comes with ulterior motives.
Halloween will probably include enough bustle to keep parents busy this weekend — but the possible effects of the semi-annual time change on children's sleeping habits shouldn't go overlooked.
A homeless man in Pensacola, Florida, is demonstrating how money donated to panhandlers can be put to good use.
For some time, Cordell Broadus the football player wasn't who Cordell Broadus the person wanted to be.
Taking every commandment in the Bible literally would be a mere thought for even the most faithful people.
The story of a celebrity going "undercover" to see life the way the homeless see it could constitute the plot of a blockbuster movie itself.
For parents of children with disabilities, a recent Target ad accomplished more than just selling Halloween costumes.
A California mother is calling Huggies out after a diaper ad in her email Thursday appeared to set the same unrealistic body standards for babies as women.
Students in U.S. classrooms might need a calculator just to figure out how many tests they've taken — because it's a lot, according to a new study.
U.S. workers might spend even more time with co-workers and bosses than loved ones, but that doesn't mean better gifts for job force friends this holiday season, according to Mic.
"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert isn't the perfect Catholic — but he still tries.
Avian flu killed 8 million turkeys earlier this year — but consumers are still finding "bargain birds" on their pre-Thanksgiving shopping trips, according to NPR.
Researchers indicated parents who want to test the future intelligence of the toddlers they're raisin’ might just need a dried grape and cup.
A new scientific paper suggests global wildfires might share a common characteristic with people: They rest on Sundays, according to The Washington Post.
The world’s most vulnerable populations are facing six months of increased food and water shortages as El Nino brings drought to Africa, South Asia ...
Spurred by cheap gas prices, 47 million Americans plan to travel away from home over Thanksgiving weekend, according to The Washington Post.
Annual family trips to visit Santa Claus at the mall might've induced stress, annoyance and awkwardness in parents — but at least they came at ...
Oxford Dictionaries' choice for 2015 Word of the Year shows that because of tech-driven means of communication, words have fallen on tough times: They're ...
A recent report indicated only Santa himself, holiday parties and time off from school rival gift cards' prominence during Christmas.
"The Diary of Anne Frank" provides readers a glimpse into the experiences of a teen girl living in World War II-era Europe — but now it ...
The world's lone person still fluent in Wukchumni, Marie Wilcox's goal proves a bit difficult to put into words.
In a notable step in the government's decades-long "crackdown" on tobacco products, the Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed Thursday a rule to ...
He faced loneliness, homelessness and hunger as a young adult overseas — and now the owner of a Michigan restaurant "pays it forward" at Thanksgiving, according ...
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced last week he's seeking an overhaul of his state's bail system, eliminating cash bails for those who are ...
Western Dubuque High School in Iowa had an interesting assembly Monday, according to The Telegraph Herald.