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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.

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...

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But his invite was rescinded on Thursday over concerns about his potential contact with the Ebola virus.

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 ...

Today is International Walk to School Day

School crosswalk

CNN

"Back in my day, we used to walk five miles uphill, carrying all our books in the blistering cold and the pouring rain..."

Starbucks sending 1,000 workers off to college

Starbucks

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Starbucks is sending 1,000 people to college next week. They're the first wave of workers who will get online classes at Arizona State University all or partly paid for by the coffee chain.

Paying for college with plastic costs more than you think

Citi credit card

John R. Coughlin/CNNMoney

Paying for college with a credit card costs more than you think.

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Authorities ID man held after 7 bodies found

Darren Vann

Lake County Sheriff's Office

An Indiana man told police he "messed up" by killing a woman in Hammond, then came clean, leading them to several more bodies in nearby Gary, Hammond Police Chief John Doughty said Monday.

Doughty stopped short of calling Darren Deon Vann a suspected...

Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

Shooting star from space

If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

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Alison Grimes

From Alison Lundergan Grimes

In her race to defeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up her support for raising the minimum wage and criticizing what she calls the GOP's "war on women."

Scientist stumbles upon puppy-sized spider

Huge birdeating spider

Snakecollector/Wikimedia Commons

Arachnophobes, this story isn't for you.

Porsche rents Sistine Chapel for Pope's charity

Sistine chapel ceiling

Osservatore Romano / Reuters

For its fans, getting into a Porsche can be like a religious experience, but it's probably no substitute for getting into the Sistine Chapel.

For the first time ever, the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican -- one of the world's most celebrated example o...

Mother wants 'Breaking Bad' figures removed

Breaking Bad

Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

"Breaking Bad's" Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn't dodged the wrath of a Florida mother.

Chili's cook fired over shirtless kitchen pics

Sexy Chili's cook picture

WFTS

A Chili's cook in Florida is fired after posting "sexy" shirtless photos of himself in the kitchen on Facebook.

Woman forgotten in holding cell for 6 hours

Jail cell, prison

allanswart/iStock

Tara Mathis admits she couldn't pay her child support, but a recent meeting with a judge didn't end the way she thought it would. While Mathis, 26, was supposed to be transferred to jail, courthouse staff mistakenly left her in a holding cell for six hours.

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