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Dartmouth contests showcase computer-generated creativity
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Can an algorithm pass for an author? Can a robot rock the house? A series of contests at Dartmouth College is about to find out....
Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college , but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of
How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and ...
J-Lo's Moroccan Troubles
more widely-viewed - and probably provided more close-ups - that just at the concert venue. The suit was filed by some education group in the country. If it goes to trial and she's convicted, J-Lo could be facing two years behind bars. Say hello
It's the end of the school year, and kids are getting a little buggy. At Chopticon High School in Morganza, Maryland, a few high school seniors took that bugginess to the extreme. They pulled off a senior prank that unleashed 72,000 ladybugs on the high school. I'm sorry, that made me laugh. It ...
Doctor Bon Jovi, I Presume?
"I sat down and wrote you a song." That's the gift Jon Bon Jovi gave to graduates at the Camden campus of Rutgers University. The university conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters, and as part of his subsequent commencement address, he picked up his guitar. The song, called "Reunion," ...