The essay is optional. Scores will return to 1,600. And there will be no penalties if you answer something incorrectly. Those are the big takeaways from the SAT changes announced Wednesday.
The Guardian reports, “a surveillance program codenamed Optic Nerve collected still images of Yahoo webcam chats in bulk and saved them to agency databases.”
Speaking by telephone Monday, top military officials from NATO and the Russian government discussed the situation in Ukraine, with both sides expressing their concerns. NATO says it respects Ukraine’s sovereignty – and it hopes it’s not alone.
The search for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych continues in Ukraine, where months of protests over his turn toward Russia and away from the European Union, along with public anger over corruption, led to his removal from office on Saturday.
Viktor Yanukovych, ousted Saturday from his post as president of Ukraine, is now wanted by authorities in his country on charges of mass murder, the acting interior minister says.
Riot police stormed the main anti-government camp in central Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, on Tuesday. They fought with demonstrators armed with clubs and wearing helmets fought back.
Jimmy Fallon took over NBC’s The Tonight Show on Monday night, saying he just wants “to do the best I can … make you laugh and put a smile on your face.”
“Temperatures are expected to warm to above average levels for late February from the Central Plains to the East Coast,” the National Weather Service says.
“A federal judge has struck down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage, ruling on Thursday that the amendment adopted by voters in 2006 is unconstitutional,” WAMU’s Michael Pope writes this morning.
Just as expected and feared, a dangerous winter storm has now spread snow, sleet, ice, freezing rain or some combination of all four from Texas to the mid-Atlantic.