In this week's Q&A, we interview Shanna Peeples, the 2015 National Teacher of the Year. She was named the best out of more than 3 million U.S. teachers. President Obama presented Peeples with the title on April 29.
Comedian Stephen Colbert has pledged $800,000 and has partnered with the Morgridge Family Foundation and the tech company ScanSource to fund nearly 1,000 classroom projects at over 375 schools across the state.
At a Las Vegas town hall meeting that included undocumented students, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton promised to expand on efforts to provide those students with a path to citizenship.
Johnson & Johnson has appointed a leading bioethicist to head a panel to determine how to handle requests from people who are critically ill and want access to promising drugs before they are approved.
Six years after he explored the high cost of medical care in McAllen in “The Cost Conundrum,” The New Yorker's Atul Gawande returns and finds improvement has been made in cutting Medicare costs in the city.