GWU announced it will no longer require applicants to take the SAT or ACT.
The move comes after the school formed a task force to study the pros and cons of going "test-optional." GWU attracts lots of high-achieving students who do well on both exams, but the task force concluded that the school's reliance on these tests was excluding some high-achieving students who simply don't test well.
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But this summer, several parks and recreation departments and YMCA's across the country are reporting a shortage of lifeguards. And an improving economy may be playing a big role.
The Ridge Road swimming pool in Raleigh, N.C. is packed.
The former civilian Navy analyst was arrested in 1985 and charged with passing classified information to Israel. He pleaded guilty and received a life sentence.
"But under laws in place at the time, that meant he could get parole after 30 years," NPR's Carrie Johnson says.
Bowerman is a onetime honor student and cheerleader whose brassy personality cleared most obstacles from her path. But there was one hurdle her quick mind couldn't leap. In early 2001, Bowerman got sent away for nearly 20 years on federal drug conspiracy charges, her first and only offense.
NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports the NTSB found that SpaceShipTwo broke apart during a test flight on Oct. 31 because the co-pilot prematurely unlocked a section of the space plane's tail used in braking.
Colorado artist Wewer Keohane has been making art from spent tea bags for over 20 years.
Friends and fans are remembering true-crime author Ann Rule as a prolific writer, a tireless advocate for victims and an expert about enforcement and crime investigation.
Rule died Sunday at the age of 83. KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick interviewed Ann Rule three years ago about her life and career. Click on the link to hear the interview.
In doing so, Goodell also faulted Brady for not cooperating with the investigation, citing his "destruction of potentially relevant evidence" — a reference to Brady's cellphone and SIM card, which he gave to an assistant to be destroyed, according to Goodell's findings.
"The destruction of the cell phone was not disclosed until June 18, almost four mont
The main change — which many Android users got to see a few weeks ago — is the star icon that turns gold when you favorite a tweet is now a heart icon (TheNextWeb.com has screengrabs), which was confusing to at least a few tweeters.
The report has ranked the anti-trafficking efforts of most nations around the world since 2001, sorting them into three tiers of compliance with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.
"I am honored to be a part of this amazing team," Welter said in a tweet Monday night. She thanked the Cardinals and head coach Bruce Arians.
Welter, 37, began playing pro football as a linebacker in the Women's Football Alliance, playing for the Dallas Diamonds after playing college rugby at Boston College.
It turns out that even The Donald can't predict the future — after all, 25 years after that comment, he's mounting a strong early push for the Republican presidential nomination. And while he framed himself as a conservative back then, his sympathies and political views have been all over the map during the last 25 years.
Now archaeologists have discovered the remains of some of the colony's first leaders — Jamestown's elite.
These days, Jamestown is a historical site, where the emerald green grass rolls down to the James River and a steady breeze keeps the mosquitoes at bay.
Jia Jia became the oldest giant panda ever living in captivity and the oldest giant panda currently living in captivity.
CNN reports that a Guinness representative was on hand at Ocean Park to congratulate Jia Jia.
Mitchell, 51, was an instructor in the tailor shop at the prison in northern New York — a position that officials say allowed her to pass tools such as hacksaw blades and a screwdriver to prisoner Richard Matt.
Matt escaped along with David Sweat, in a plot that was intended to include Mitchell as the getaway driver, the authorities say.