Why the SAT's New "Adversity Score" Still Doesn't Solve the Problem

Some advocates and experts think the College Board’s new “adversity score” might just be another number that can’t possibly show the full picture.


90-Million-Year-Old 'Chimera' Crab Was An Animal Mashup

"We have an idea of what a typical crab looks like—and these new fossils break all those rules."


California is trying to make sure something like "Operation Varsity Blues" never happens again

Democratic state lawmakers unveiled a package of bills that would make it harder for rich kids to buy their way into college.


How the college-admission scammers did it

“It’s truly stunning, it’s almost comical,” said an expert on economic inequality in higher education. “You wonder if it’s an anomaly.”


9 wild wiretapped conversations of parents trying to scam their kids into elite colleges

"I'm not worried about the moral issue here," one parent said.


Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among 50 charged in college admissions scam for unworthy kids, prosecutors say

Prosecutors said they engaged in “large-scale, elaborate fraud” to create a “rigged system” at elite American universities like Yale, Stanford, USC, and UCLA.


Even conservative Republicans like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, poll says

That pesky Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her wild ideas — that most people like.


Women at top U.S. law schools renounce firms that don't let employees sue over sexual harassment

Not only are employees overwhelmingly unlikely to be awarded money in arbitration cases, they also tend to win less than in cases involving court trials.


Read Kavanaugh's defense: It's a "frenzy" of "false and uncorroborated accusations"

“There has been a frenzy to come up with something — anything, no matter how far-fetched or odious — that will block a vote on my nomination."


Christine Blasey Ford has submitted statements from 4 people corroborating her accusations

Her lawyers sent sworn and signed declarations from Ford’s husband and three friends willing to back up her accusations against the Supreme Court nominee


Odd and Ominous Photos of Small-Town Community Centers

Photographer Eli Durst constructs an eerie fictional world out of suburban community groups.


Researchers Have Restored Basic Brain Function in Dead Pigs

The brains, which were from a slaughterhouse, produced a flat wave as though in a comatose state.