America's Got Talent: The Champions Week 5: Jackie Evancho and More Return — Who's Going to the Finals?

Only two more spots remained in the finals atop Monday’s episode of America’s Got Talent: The Champions, which brought 10 of the franchise’s most popular acts back to the stage for one last shot at glory. So, which two acts will get to compete against previously announced finalists Susan Boyle, Deadly Games, Angelica Hale, Kechi […]

Could She Close America's Science Education Gap?

In 1998, in a third-grade classroom at Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto, California, Michelle Williams watched as her students presented a report on muskrats to Microsoft founder Bill Gates. The students had researched their subject online using seven computers Williams procured for her school through tireless grant writing. Suddenly, it clicked for the […]

Cousins Reunited: How America's Century-Old Occupation of Germany Still Reverberates

The clues were in a faded, tattered black-and-white photograph that Johannes Heibel’s father carried with him everywhere. Nearly 100 years after it was taken in a German village, the photo shed light on a family secret that connected Heibel to a cousin he had never known in faraway Tennessee. In this centennial year marking the […]

Make America's Yards Great Again

At the edge of my high school football field in Homewood, Illinois, lived a nice woman named Gina Mensone. Fed up by her Homeowner Association’s (HOA) lawn maintenance fees, she decided to fight back. Gina replaced her lawn with low-maintenance native grasses and plants and had the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) certify her yard […]

#Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE to showcase at America's biggest education forum SXSW EDU 2019

Educational history projects #Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE panel at America’s major education fair SXSW EDU will take place in March 2019. SXSW EDU will run for the 9th time since 2011 when South by Southwest branched out into a separate education festival. A prestigious international platform, SXSW EDU supports the community’s desire to connect, collaborate and impact the […]

Is America's Search for Energy Independence Futile?

American prosperity has been built to a large extent by reliable access to cheap energy, both domestic and foreign. So it came as a great shock to the economic system in October 1973 when the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cut off shipments of crude oil to the U.S. and other countries that supported Israel […]

America's Got Talent Finale Recap: Did the Right Act Win Season 13?

America’s Got Talent wrapped its 13th season on Wednesday with a two-hour extravaganza that paired the remaining 10 acts with some of the biggest names (and tongues) in entertainment. Following Kiss’ high-energy opening performance of “Detroit Rock City,” host Tyra Banks introduced a series of duets and encores from Season 13 favorites. Glennis Grace was […]

America's Got Talent: Which Five Acts Made it Through to the Finals?

America’s Got Talent on Wednesday sent five acts through to the Season 13 finals, eliminating several fan favorites in the process. With Tuesday night’s performances still fresh in their minds, the judges — Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B, along with host Tyra Banks — revealed that the following acts will proceed […]

2019 Ram 1500 eTorque is America's most fuel-efficient pickup

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,RAM,Fuel Efficiency,Truck It’s the most fuel-efficient fullsize truck in America … for now. Continue reading 2019 Ram 1500 eTorque is America’s most fuel-efficient pickup 2019 Ram 1500 eTorque is America’s most fuel-efficient pickup originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

America's Westernmost Used Bookstore That Almost Wasn't?

Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe, Kauai, could so easily not have been. If it were not for the auspicious appearance of a double rainbow, convincing the now owners to pay rent on the bookstore premises instead of their flat, we wouldn’t have a story to tell. It wasn’t exactly the first time that Ed and […]