The trials of Kaplan Higher Education
Eleven years ago, the Washington Post Co. paid $165 million for a chain of for-profit schools that catered to low-income students. That purchase grew into the largest generator of income for the company. It has also put the company under scrutiny as the government works to change the conditions for the federal student loans that have become the lifeblood of for-profit schools.
War-torn families in Afghanistan
Enemies and brothers. One brother joined the Taliban. One brother joined the U.S.-backed Afghan national police. Meet Gul and Razziq.
As of Monday morning, it is illegal to conceal your face in France with a veil. The widely supported but hotly protested ban was passed into law last year. Any woman, tourist or resident, wearing a veil in public will be fined about $215. Women are staging protests outside Notre Dame cathedral.
“Fear of missing out,”or FOMO, is a problem caused by the hyper awareness of what everyone around you is doing, thanks to social networks. Even if you’re enjoying yourself, there’s a niggling feeling that someone else out there is having more fun. And you have their status updates to prove it.