Obama, Xi to Shed Ties in Summit
Two days of meetings between the U.S. and Chinese presidents in California in June will be notable for their absence of diplomatic pomp.
Obama to Meet With China's Xi in California June 7-8
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold their first meeting since Xi became president in March when they sit down for a June 7-8 summit in Rancho Mirage, California, the White House announced on Monday.
Obama, Xi to Meet in June in California
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to meet in California next month for a two-day summit, the White House said, amid cyberspying concerns and North Korea tensions.
Study: Free Computers Don't Close The Rich-Poor Education Gap
According to a new study, we really don’t have to worry too much about the nearly 1 in 4 children without access to FarmVille at home. “Our results indicate that computer ownership alone is unlikely to have much of an impact on short-term schooling outcomes for low-income children,” report Robert W. Fairlie and Jonathan Robinson in a new study of a large-scale randomized computer give-away experiment in California. On the one hand, it’s good news that doomsday predictions for computer-less children have been exaggerated. However, giving out computers was one of the easier solutions to closing the poverty educational outcome gap, and now we have to go back to the drawing board. “We find that even though the experiment had a large effect on computer ownership and total hours of computer use, there is no evidence of an effect on a host of educational outcomes, including grades, standardized test scores, credits earned, attendance, and disciplinary actions,” explains the new report, ...
Insight: The road to a greener America is littered with road-kill
LOS ANGELES - In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp.
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