It's drawing time at this suburban nursery school in Japan, but instead of crayons, tiny fingers are tapping on colors on iPad screens and taking selfies. Digital schooling has arrived in this nation long known for its zealous commitment to "three R's" education.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedSep 24th - 9:42pm
Five world powers and Iran agreed late Monday to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports including oil, a key move sought by Tehran following the U.S. pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal and its re-imposition of sanctions.
Jennifer Peltz and Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | PostedSep 24th - 7:23pm
Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration's attempts to reform the country's pension system, an explanation sure to raise eyebrows, if not hackles, in Latin America's largest nation.
Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | PostedSep 24th - 3:14pm
A federal appellate panel on Monday overturned an order that would have required the nation's largest public utility to unearth and remove a massive amount of coal ash at one of its Tennessee power plants.
A Veterans Affairs hospital official said Monday investigators have discovered 11 significant errors including three deaths in more than 30,000 cases originally seen by a fired Arkansas pathologist officials say was working while impaired.
Robert Greenblatt, who has run NBC's entertainment division for nearly eight years and engineered a comeback, said Monday that he is calling it quits and the network named two of his executives to replace him.