Twin bombings in Pakistan market kill at least 15

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17 jobs with high pay that don't require graduate school

Grad-school-optional, high-earning jobs.

Georgia students hold sit-in after alleged confiscation of Black Lives Matter shirts

Students say that an administrator called Black Lives Matter a "terrorist organization."

Teen boy blames "impure thoughts" on cheerleaders' skirts, has mom file formal complaint

This is not a cheerocracy... it's a patriarchy.

Best Jobs for High Pay: Here Are 7 Positions in Fields With Growing Wages

Coding bootcamp is not your only option.

EPA Regional Administrator for Flint, Michigan, Resigns Amid Water Crisis

A state of emergency was declared on Jan. 16.


One Quote Perfectly Sums Up What the Media is Missing About Campus Protests

It's about more than one moment in history.

MicCheck Book Giveaway Contest

Terms and Conditions for Mic's $500 Newsletter Giveaway Contest

I Loved and Left Teaching and That's Okay

Any teacher who leaves the path to pursue another career faces a strange stigma, but millennials are more likely to change jobs than any other generation — and for good reason.

Why Some Jerk Hacking Free Internet Chess is Actually a Big Deal

The brief disabling of the Free Internet Chess Server shows that while governments aggressively fight hackers who attack them, average people are completely on their own.


Education Reform is Desperately Needed, But Teachers Need to Take Control

Unless we want necessary reforms to fail, teachers (not Arne Duncan, Michelle Rhee, politicians, or private educational consulting forms) must be in the driver's seat.

Hospitals Profit By Price Gouging, and It Must Be Stopped

Hospitals have been identified as one of the biggest culprits in health care cost increases, as gouging the uninsured and under-insured has become big business for them.

9/11 Anniversary 2012: An Open Letter to All Americans

We as Americans are in danger of forgetting the lessons we learned on September 11th, 2001. We must make sure that never happens if we are to survive as a nation.

General Services Administration Scandal Will Become a GOP Weapon in 2012 Elections

Martha Johnson, Obama's GSA administrator, may be liable for overseeing one of the most troubling fiscal fiascos of the Obama Administration.

Liberal Arts: A Sound Investment in the Future

A liberal arts education prepares students for the future while giving them flexibility in career choices.