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Major changes coming to SAT, College Board says

Major changes coming to SAT, College Board says

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- The College Board has announced plans to introduce major changes to the SAT.
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College Board makes SAT essay optional

College Board makes SAT essay optional

AUSTIN, Texas, March 5 (UPI) -- The College Board Wednesday announced it is redesigning the SAT college entrance exam to make the essay portion separate and returning the top score to 1600.

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Study: U.S. college costs still rising, but more slowly

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. college costs are rising at a slower rate but any benefit to students is being offset because growth in grant aid is also slowing, the College Board said.

College Board: SAT scores stagnant in United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Average SAT scores have been stagnant for five years in the United States, the College Board said Thursday.

Census finds Christianity in Britain losing ground

LONDON, May 18 (UPI) -- Almost 10 percent of young people in the United Kingdom now identify themselves as Muslim and fewer than half as Christian, 2011 Census figures show.

India: Headley deserves more than 35 years

NEW DELHI, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Indian officials said Friday David Coleman Headley deserved more than 35 years in prison for his role in the 2008 terror attack that killed 160 people in India.

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David Headley sentenced to 35 years in 2008 Mumbai terror attack

CHICAGO, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A Chicago federal judge sentenced David Coleman Headley to 35 years in prison for his role in the 2008 terror attack that killed 160 people in Mumbai, India.

Lesser sentence sought for David Headley

CHICAGO, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. prosecutors sought a lighter sentence of up to 35 years in prison for a Pakistani-American for his role in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.

Prosecutors praise Rana's sentencing

CHICAGO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The sentencing of Tahawwur Hussain Rana by a U.S. court in Chicago should convince would-be terrorists they can't hide to escape punishment, a prosecutor said.

Rana sentenced for aiding terrorists

CHICAGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Tahawwur Hussain Rana was sentenced to 14 years in prison for charges including aiding terrorists responsible for a massacre in Mumbai, U.S. prosecutors said.
Semi-pro offensive lineman killed by block

Semi-pro offensive lineman killed by block

HOLLAND, Ohio, May 14 (UPI) -- A man was pronounced dead after taking a block to the chest during a semi-pro football game at a high school in Holland, Ohio.

U.S. sounds alarm over Lashkar-e-Toiba

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- The threat from the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba is being overlooked by U.S. counter-terrorism officials, a U.S. lawmaker said.

India seeks American in Pune case

NEW DELHI, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- New Delhi said Monday it may seek access to U.S. native David Coleman Headley to examine a possible link to a deadly Saturday blast in the western city of Pune.
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