Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year-olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
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Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.
Two fire trucks answering a call have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and leaving 15 people, including six firefighters, injured, one critically.
North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair.
The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while organizers sought to assure the city and runners of a safe race next week.
A federal prosecutor Wednesday laid out the government’s case before a jury in the trial of three men charged in a massive tax fraud scheme that occurred more than a decade ago.
After hearing the job requirements during video conference interviews, applicants described the “world’s toughest job” as “sick” and “inhumane.” Yet this mother of all jobs entails a little more than they expected.
Police say a horse carriage operator was hurt and five passengers from New York escaped injury when the horse pulling their carriage got startled and crashed into five vehicles in downtown Savannah.
After dueling with a cancerous brain tumor, 4-year-old Jack Robinson fell to the Force and was commemorated with a Star Wars funeral march.
Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.