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Denver Looks For Balanced Approach To School Choice

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: The recent confirmation fight over the new education secretary, Betsy Davis, brought more attention to the issue of school choice. Whether choice comes through vouchers, tax scholarships or charters, some opponents say these programs...
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Uber Orders Investigation Into Sexual Harassment Claims

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: There’s a new scandal facing the ride-hailing app Uber. Over the weekend, a former employee published a blog post that went viral. The employee, who is a software engineer, made a number of allegations...
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Five die as plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

PanARMENIAN.Net – A light aircraft exploded Tuesday, February 21 in a massive fireball with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne, AFP reports. The Beechcraft plane veered just after take-off...
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Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dies: foreign ministry

PanARMENIAN.Net – Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday, February 21 after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, according to Reuters. The ministry gave no details on the circumstances of his death...
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