TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- University of Tampa student Andrea Knight is suing her teacher and school for slander, saying a "kangaroo court" decided she was guilty of plagiarism. Knight says she wasn't allowed to defend herself.
SACRAMENTO, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Governor Gray Davis' plan to cut California's gaping budget deficit by raising taxes more than $8 billion may have hit a major roadblock in the form of a legal opinion that determined a large portion of the new revenues would have to be diverted into educ
DENVER, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- State lawmakers nationwide will have their work cut out for them when they return to work come January facing the daunting task of tackling budget deficits that total more than $17 billion. Solving the spate of budget crises topped the list of 10 legislat
The noted economist, Julian Simon, once quipped: "Because we can expect future generations to be richer than we are, no matter what we do about resources, asking us to refrain from using resources now so that future generations can have them later is like
Volatility is considered the most accurate measure of risk and, by extension, of return, its flip side. The higher the volatility, the higher the risk -- and the reward. That volatility increases in the transition from bull to bear markets seems to suppor
SKOPJE, Macedonia, July 31 (UPI) -- In 1929 everyone was duped. The rich were impoverished overnight. This is Part 2 of a look back at the 1929 crash, drawing parallels as appropriate with recent events. Part 1 ran Tuesday.
SKOPJE, Macedonia, July 9 (UPI) -- Technical analysts have flourished and waned in line with the stock exchange bubble. They and their multi-colored charts regularly graced CNBC, the CNN and other market-driving channels. "The Economist" found that many successful fund managers have regula
NJP2002072701 - EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey, July 27 (UPI) -- My Starchip, driven by John Campbell, wins the $25,000 Hambletonian Oaks Elimination (Race 1) at the Meadowlands racetrack on July 27, 2002, in East Rutherford, N.J. jaf/jaf/NJSEA UPI
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