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UNC report finds 18 years of rampant 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.

"These...

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But his invite was rescinded on Thursday over concerns about his potential contact with the Ebola virus.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

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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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Albright bests Conan O'Brien on Twitter

Conan O'Brien, suit

Adrees Latif/Reuters

You got served, Conan O'Brien. The late-night talk show host discovered that diplomats have a way with words when he tweeted Thursday, "I picked out my Halloween costume. I'm going as 'Slutty Madeleine Albright.' "

Report: TLC cancels 'Honey Boo Boo'

Honey Boo Boo new blurb

CNN

TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is reportedly ending its run.

Bus driver beats crying thief with bat while driving

Bus driver beats would-be purse snatcher

CCTV

A would-be thief who tried to steal a woman's handbag on a bus wasn't fast enough, got stuck in the vehicle's door as he tried to get away and was beaten by the driver as he continued to drive the bus.

Thief steals 160,000 diapers from charity

Baby

iStock Image

Police say more than 160,000 diapers donated to a children's charity have been stolen.

Mystery surrounding missing Count Chocula solved

Count Chocula cereal blurb

Wikimedia Commons

The cereal killer in Fort Collins has been found.

Texas man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola

Ebola Halloween display

WFAA

Ebola-themed Halloween decorations? That's the approach one Dallas-area man is taking.

Rich woman complains about poor trick-or-treaters

Halloween trick-or-treaters candy

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A rich woman who hates it when poor kids treat-or-treat in her neighborhood is shut down by an advice columnist.

I caught a plane by accident: Inventive sick day excuses

Sick, ill

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The challenge for playing hooky is always coming up with a credible excuse. But according to a survey for the online career site Careerbuilder.com, while honesty may be lacking, inventiveness is not.

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