• A Princeton University professor has published a CV of his career failures as a way to give perspective to students who are feeling discouraged. Johannes Haushofer (YO'-hawn HOWS'-haw-fer) writes atop ...

  • FILE - This Aug. 28, 2012 file photo shows the front entrance of Eagle Stadium at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. This suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium. Are such exorbitant price tags for high school stadiums the new normal? Only in Texas, it seems.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    DALLAS (AP) — A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium.

  • Britain's Lewis Hamilton topped the times in second free practice for the Russian Grand Prix on April 29, 2016

    Lewis Hamilton was back in serious mode Friday after bouncing back to top the times in second free practice for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix. The defending three-time world champion, trailing his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 36 points in the title race, made clear he was focused only on closing that gap and …

  • From TV shows like "Tiny House Hunters" to blogs like "Becoming Minimalist," it seems as though people everywhere are talking about how to pare down possessions. "I have a client who rides his bike a lot of places," says Bob Gavlak, a certified financial planner and wealth advisor with Strategic Wealth Partners in Ohio, …

  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago, after his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year. Hastert was sentenced to more than a year in prison in the hush-money case that included accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois state senator is urging the state to strip Dennis Hastert of the taxpayer-funded pension he receives from when he was state legislator.

  • 93% of India’s B-school graduates are useless

    Most Indian MBAs are good for nothing. Only 7% of the graduates passing out of Indian business schools today are actually employable, according to a study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), which represents over 450,000 business entities. The study says that with the exception of the …

  • The GOP-controlled House has voted along party lines to overturn new Obama administration rules requiring stricter standards for brokers regarding retirement investments. Thursday's 234-183 vote to reject ...

  • Cast members Key and Peele pose at the premiere of "Keanu" at ArcLight in Los Angeles

    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have satirized American culture through playing characters such as valets and President Barack Obama, but when taking on gang culture in feature film "Keanu," the duo recruited the help of an unlikely ally - a tiny tabby …

  • FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2011 file photo, University of California, Davis, Chancellor Linda Katehi, told lawmakers  that she never ordered campus police to use force or pepper spray on students last month, while testifying at a legislative hearing at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Katehi has been placed on leave amid an uproar stemming in part from the school's hiring of consultants to improve its image, following a widely criticized protest pepper spraying incident by police. UC President Janet Napolitano's office announced Wednesday, April 27, 2016, that she is appointing an outside investigator to determine whether the actions of Chancellor Katehi have violated university policies.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chancellor of the University of California, Davis says politics are driving the decision to put her on paid leave while the university investigates her treatment of relatives that work at the campus and whether she lied about the school's hiring of online image consultants.

  • How to Get More Income From Your Assets

    Here are two ways to get more money out of your business -- beyond giving yourself a raise.

  • The nation's 55.5 million Medicare beneficiaries receive comprehensive health care coverage, but their benefits come at a price. Medicare Part A, which pays for hospitalizations and inpatient care, has a $1,288 deductible in 2016 plus co-insurance costs for stays exceeding 60 days. "Some folks can't cover that premium," …

  • The way most Americans will fund their retirement is through an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, now that few private-sector employers offer pensions. "About 25 to 30 percent of people's (retirement) income is coming from a 401(k) source. Given how vital these plans are for retirement, participants should know a few facts …

  • This April 2016 photo released by the Waterbury Public Schools shows Jahana Hayes in Waterbury, Conn., a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School who was selected as the National Teacher of the Year announced Thursday, April 28, by the Council of Chief State School Officers. She will be recognized by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony on Tuesday, May 3. (David Therault/Waterbury Public Schools via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT.

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school history teacher chosen as the National Teacher of the Year on Thursday says she was surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence as a child but imagined other possibilities for her life with help from educators.

  • Doubts about honesty led to university chancellor's removal

    The chancellor of the University of California's Davis campus was put on paid leave Wednesday amid an uproar over her service on corporate boards and the school's hiring of consultants to improve its image ...

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

  • Author Jon Krakauer, center, listens to introductory remarks ahead of oral arguments before the Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Bozeman, Mont. The Montana commissioner of higher education is appealing a judge's order to release documents about a rape case to Krakauer. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer and the public deserve to know why the University of Montana reversed its decision in 2012 to expel a star quarterback who was accused of rape, an attorney for the writer told the Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday.

  • Why Retirees May Want to Take Another Look at Reverse Mortgages

    Reverse mortgages don’t have a great reputation. Many financial planners have long derided the loans, which allow homeowners over the age of 62 to get cash in exchange for the equity they have in their property, as a last resort for retirees who’ve run out of other financial options. The homeowners can get the money via …

  • Here’s How to Help a Loved One Who’s Been Retrenched Get Back on Their Feet

    Losing your job when you’re young sucks, but not as much as it does when you’re middle aged, have a mortgage to pay off, a family to support or kids whose survival of the education system depends on your ability to pay for their tuition classes. You might be too young to worry about replacing your job should you get retrenched, …

  • Interviewing can cause you to feel anxious, but what if you could reduce last-minute stressors by gathering information and being prepared? It sounds so basic, but things can change between the time an employer posts a job and when they schedule interviews. It's alright to confirm the job title you're interviewing fo …

  • Of the roughly 245,000 migrants who have arrived in Sweden since 2014, 70,000 are under the age of 18

    Sweden's schools were already struggling with demoralised teachers and declining test scores before the arrival of masses of young migrants whose needs have put unprecedented strain on the system. The Swedish school system already faces major challenges including an acute shortage of qualified teachers -- 60,000 more are …

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