Walmart offers to pay college tuition bills for its workers

NEW YORK (AP) Walmart is offering its employees a new perk: affordable access to a college degree. Americas largest private employer, which in the past has helped its workers get their high school or equivalency degree, hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain higher quality entry-level employees in a tight U.S. labor market. The company is teaming …

Rachel Devlin on the Girls Who Fought School Segregation

There’s an enduring myth that the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision was “the first step” in the fight to desegregate schools. Rachel Devlin, an associate professor of history at Rutgers University, is looking to upend that myth. A Girl Stands At The Door, her new account of the black girls and teens who laid the groundwork for the …

Rachel Devlin on the Girls Who Fought School Segregation

There’s an enduring myth that the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision was “the first step” in the fight to desegregate schools. Rachel Devlin, an associate professor of history at Rutgers University, is looking to upend that myth. A Girl Stands At The Door, her new account of the black girls and teens who laid the groundwork for the …

Ice cream truck, Batmobile, Weinermobile: Man picks up girlfriend from class in different embarrassing ways every day

LAFAYETTE, LA. —  There’s more than one way to make an impression with your girlfriend’s friends and classmates. Zach Doell came up with a strange gambit — picking up his girlfriend Brianna Garcia in unique rides.  One day he drove up to the University of Louisiana in Lafayette in an ice cream truck. Another day it was a DIY Batmobile. Then …

Grandmother Skydives For Charity On Her 80th Birthday

Leaping out of a plane thousands of feet above the ground doesn’t usually make the list of ‘things nanniet enjoy doing’ – but one fearless Maltese woman showed the world that thrill-seeking has no age limit. Lucia Tanti celebrated her 80th birthday in style, as she went skydiving for a cause. And if you’re impressed by her incredible spirit, you can …