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UNC report: 18 years of academic fraud

Poorly written paper earns UNC Chapel Hill student A-minus

ESPN.com

For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday.

PhotoMath app solves equations for you

PhotoMath

Courtesy Microblink

Say it with us: Kids today have it sooooo easy. A new smartphone app will do their math homework for them, provided it's not too complicated.

Why Chicago is mandating coding education

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Reuters

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel believes the language of the future is code writing -- and he wants every kid in Chicago to be prepared.

100-year-old teacher not interested in retiring

100-year-old teacher not interested in retiring

WPIX

For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.

Syracuse University disinvites journalist over Ebola fears

Ebola

Centers for Disease Control

Photojournalist Michel du Cille was scheduled to appear before students at Syracuse University this week.

But his invite was rescinded on Thursday over concerns about his potential contact with the Ebola virus.

Teens face 'like' and 'FOMO' anxiety

Facebook

Ariana McLaughlin/CNN

Ask any teen whether he or she suffers from social media anxiety, and the answer will probably be no.

That's what happened when six teens and adolescents -- five from New York and one from Los Angeles -- got together recently for a unique weeklong wo...

Man brings hatchet to school; 'seemed like a good idea'

Man brings hatchet to school

WTKR

A Virginia man is accused of bringing a hatchet into a high school, telling a TV reporter it "seemed like a good idea at the time."

Texas college bans students from 'Ebola countries'

Navarro College

Billy Hathorn/Wikimedia Commons

A college in Texas is apologizing after banning students from Nigeria and other "Ebola countries."

Bus driver arrested for DUI while driving students

School bus

drouu/SXC

A school bus driver in Utah is accused of driving under the influence while transporting elementary students on a field trip.

Business schools are on a hiring spree

Jobs listings classifieds

iStock/slobo

Business schools are trying to solve their own problem of supply and demand: finding enough professors.

Schools are on a hiring spree. There were 15,000 more business professors in 2013 than in 2008, according to the most recent U.S. Labor Department...

Seven teens charged in high school assaults

Football season canceled bullying

Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office.

Upperclassmen howled as they flipped off the lights then sexual...

Debt has some college students thinking about dropping out

college classroom lecture hall

iStock/VM

Some college students are having buyers' remorse.

Nearly half of current students said that they might drop out because they're worried about debt in a recent survey. And about the same number of former students said in the same survey, conducted by ...

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Cell transplant sees paralyzed man walk again

Islet cell transplantation

Courtesy Dr. Andrew Posselt/UCSF

A ground-breaking cell transplant has allowed a paralyzed man to walk again, researchers announced Tuesday.

Toys R Us puts 'Breaking' figures on 'sabbatical'

Toys R Us

Rich Brooks/CNN

"Breaking Bad's" drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White will have to stop making the sale at Toys R Us.

Housekeeper returns $8,600 to newlyweds

Housekeeper returns money

WNEM

It's not too often you hear of happy endings in the news, but that's exactly what happened for a newlywed couple in Michigan.

This Halloween costume costs $1.6 million

Diamonds

Wikimedia Commons/Mario Sarto

What does a million-dollar Halloween costume look like? Hint: It gives new meaning to the phrase "dripping with diamonds."

Commissioners propose seceding from Florida

STS-95_Florida_From_Space

NASA

Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.

Survey: 40% of Web users have been harassed

Woman using computer, laptop

Ariana McLaughlin/CNN

For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.

Lovesick woman spends week mourning at KFC

KFC

Todd Baxter/CNN

Forget the wine and chick flicks. A Chinese woman spent an entire week in mourning at KFC after being dumped by her boyfriend.

Jail guard accused of smuggling pot in sandwiches

sandwich platter sandwiches food

iStock / WinterStorm

A corrections officer in Chicago is accused of trying to smuggle marijuana into jail ... using sandwiches.

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