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Healthy school lunches face tough taste test

School lunch cafeteria


Students in Gainesville, Georgia, are likely eating a better lunch than you today.

Starbucks trucks are coming to campus

Starbucks logo


Here's something that will make returning to school less painful for some college students: Starbucks is launching food trucks.

Drunk students on display via 'pass-out page'

Arizona State University

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Dozens of pictures of Arizona State University students are showing up on the internet, showing them passed out from partying.

The awkward transition to middle school

notebook, calculator, pencil, school supplies

Studies have shown that the jump from elementary to middle school can be a painful transition for adolescents

Athletes part of Notre Dame academics probe

University of Notre Dame

Several University of Notre Dame students, including four football players, are being investigated over academic fraud allegations, the university said.

Notre Dame Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick confirmed Friday that the football players are wid...

Mom: I'm 57 and I owe $152,000 in student loans

Money, $100

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Rosemary Anderson, 57, is on the hook for $152,000 in student loans she took out 20 years ago.

Teacher suspected of being drunk in class

Teacher accused of being drunk in class

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A 57-year-old teacher at a San Tan Valley, Arizona, high school was arrested on suspicion of being drunk while teaching a class Wednesday afternoon, a Pinal County Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

Hand sanitizer doesn't help in schools

Hand sanitizer


School children get low marks when it comes to spreading germs, often sharing bugs with their classmates.

Professor's rep: Anti-Israel tweets cost job


Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

A pro-Palestinian college professor's tenure offer at the University of Illinois was allegedly rescinded after he made anti-Israel tweets about the war in Gaza.

Teen shot by police days away from college

Michael Brown, Missouri teen shot by police

Family photos/KTVI

Monday was supposed to be Michael Brown's first day at technical college. Instead, his parents were planning his funeral.

22-year-old's nonprofit helps NYC learning gap

Student, classroom, school

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Summer is fun for kids, but it can also be a big setback, as their reading, writing and arithmetic get rusty.

That's why 22-year-old Karim Abouelnaga launched Practice Makes Perfect -- a non-profit enrichment program aimed at helping New York City sch...

College president takes $90K pay cut to give workers raise

Pile of money

A university president is putting his money where his mouth is. Raymond Burse, who leads Kentucky State University as interim president, will give up $90,000 of his salary so that 24 low-wage workers on campus can earn $10.25 an hour.

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Gisele Bundchen is top-earning model of 2014

Gisele Bundchen

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Gisele Bundchen is more than just a pretty face. According to Forbes, she is the highest-earning model of 2014.

McDonald's coffee coming to supermarkets

McDonald's blurb


Soon you'll be able to wake up to a McDonald's coffee without going to McDonald's.

Pit bull recovering after being shot by arrow

Pit bull shot by arrow


A pit bull in Utah is recovering after being shot in the abdomen by an arrow and is lucky to be alive.

Bakery to Google: Take 's---' out of our logo!


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Greggs, the largest bakery chain in the United Kingdom, woke up to an unfortunate Google problem Tuesday.

Weird sea critters invade West Coast beaches

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Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists quick to explain the phenomenon.

Rare pale-headed crocodile kills man in Australia

American crocodile

National Park Service

A man has died after being attacked by a pale-headed saltwater crocodile nicknamed "Michael Jackson" in Australia's Northern Territory.

Man fakes death to avoid marriage

Wedding, engagement rings

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OK, we know some view marriage as a "death" of sorts. But one man took things a little too far.

Pranksters cover newlyweds' home in Post-it notes

Post it notes honeymoon


A couple returns from their honeymoon to find the entire first floor of their home covered in thousands of Post-it notes.

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