Dec 3, 2013 For George Alvarez, the decision to apply to Johns Hopkins was a "happy accident." Most low-income, high-achieving high school students don't apply to any selective colleges.
Dec 3, 2013 Now that top science channels get hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, there's potential for savvy scientists to earn big money.
Nov 29, 2013 39 states now have financial curriculum standards in their schools, which means, there's a new teacher in town.
Nov 22, 2013 A glut of new luxury towers going up in Midtown Manhattan has some residents worried their beloved Central Park will be overshadowed.
Nov 18, 2013 Air rights, and zoning rules, are what gives cities like New York their skylines. And air rights are worth big money these days.
Nov 7, 2013 An advocacy group says the U.S. economy won't thrive unless everyone is included.
Nov 6, 2013 Incoming New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected on a message of repairing income inequality in the nation's largest metropolis. Just how bad is it?
Oct 28, 2013 A year ago this week, Hurricane Sandy plowed into the eastern seaboard, leaving dozens dead and causing more than $50 billion in damage. The repairs are ongoing in so many spots with applications on file from 25,000 New Yorkers in need of assistance, mostly to fix homes. But some communities are not rebuilding.
Oct 28, 2013 Rwanda is laying the groundwork to one day become a competitor to Silicon Valley.