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The 2014 Environmental Performance Index - Who's on Top and Bottom

Angel Hsu | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Angel Hsu

The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues in two broad policy areas: protection of human health from environmental harm and protection of ecosystems.

The Year of the List

Jordan Roth | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Jordan Roth

Just like blogging democratized op-eds, and Instagram democratized photography, list-making will expand beyond the hands of editors and reporters, and become a power of the people.

Best Hotels in Canada 2013

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Wilderness lodges, lakeside retreats and city high-rises are just a sampling of Canada's luxury lodging options. Whether you're traveling for business, planning a ski vacation or looking for a spa getaway, choosing the right hotel is imperative for an enjoyable trip.

Which Travel Rewards Program Is Right for You?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.18.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

To help you figure out which programs are right for you, we've evaluated frequent flyer and hotel loyalty programs based on how great the perks are -- and how easy it is use them.

Rankings: The Best B-School Advertisements

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 09.02.2013 | College
Preetam Kaushik

B-School rankings, for the last few decades, have determined admissions, salaries, grants, publications in major journals and other factors linked clo...

The TV Doctor Pain Assessment Tool: Rating the Best and Worst TV MDs Ever | Posted 08.21.2013 | Comedy

Here's a guide for the amount of pain you're about to experience when in the, um, "care" of each of these sometimes certified physicians. Basically, just avoid Dr. Nick.

Crunchgate: Cap'n Crunch Makes National Headlines, Insists He is Not a Liar & a Fraud

Foodbeast | Posted 08.18.2013 | Taste

And the controversy surrounding his status is finally resolved.

Look Ma, No Fans!

Ari Weisbrot | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media
Ari Weisbrot

In the coming weeks, this blog will explore the causes (and effects) of the slow, but steady death of Today's domination of morning television. Spoiler alert: It's not Matt Lauer.

Is There A Title Favorite Yet?

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports

Indiana climbed its way to No. 1 this week, back where it started the season. Fitting with the way this season has gone, the Hoosiers aren't likely t...

PHOTOS: The Caribbean's Best

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.02.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

"As one of the only places in the world where cars and motorized vehicles are not allowed, Jumby Bay Island exudes relaxation."

Notre Dame Tops AP Rankings

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Surprise! Surprise! Two straight weekends of seismic upsets not only sent tremors throughout college football from the Deep South t...

Wondering Where To Go On Your Honeymoon? Read This

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.09.2012 | Weddings
U.S. News Travel

Honeymooning isn't always as easy as it seems: You've got plane tickets to book, rooms to reserve, and costs to consider, not to mention the daunting task of deciding where you want to go.

Who's Who In Craft Beer

Food Republic | Posted 07.23.2012 | Food
Food Republic

Thirty years ago, the concept of a craft-beer power ranking system was inconceivable. Back then, there were only a handful of breweries pumping out suds that deviated from the watery-lager norm.

Charter Schools and Sausage

Jeanne Allen | Posted 06.12.2012 | Education
Jeanne Allen

Educating the public to understand the mysteries of law making is the first step in ensuring a truly exceptional education for all children for generations to come.

Syracuse Still On Top Of College Basketball Rankings

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.18.2012 | Sports

-- Syracuse is a runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the sixth straight week. The Orange, one of three unbeatens ente...

Oklahoma Reaches Milestone Without Even Playing

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.11.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — For the 100th time, Oklahoma is No. 1. The Sooners reached a milestone in the history of The Associated Press college football poll w...

How Schools Are Saving The Planet

Avital Andrews | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Good professors know that discussing nature in the confines of a classroom is not likely to stir the soul, no matter how enlightening the lesson. What awakens, they realize, is experience. Getting hands dirty. Immersion.

Whose Burger Is Best? Hackney's, Davanti Enoteca, Rocks?

John Barrett | Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago
John Barrett

A handful of tips from our disciples led us to this potential hidden gem burger in Little Italy, the Davanti Burger at Davanti Enoteca.

Jason Linkins

McCain Ranked 'Most Conservative' Senator | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Journal -- who America turns to for information on how our lawmakers rank in terms of their ideological rigidity -- is out today with rankings of the conservative members of Congress.

Why I Give Everything Five Stars

Ben H. Winters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ben H. Winters

In a world where Amazon sells everything from books to lightbulbs, then asks the consumer to rank his purchase from zero to five, I worry that we start to forget that a book is different than a box of lightbulbs.

Top Schools For The Peace Corps

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new set of rankings from the Peace Corps, the University of Colorado-Boulder currently has the most alumni serving overseas for the vol...

Buzzworthy Schools: Which Universities Have The Largest Internet Presence?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of Wisconsin-Madison students must be all atwitter with the news that theirs is the most buzzed about university, at least according to the...

Technology Not the Fix for Low U.S. International Ranking

Nancy Pine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Nancy Pine

There are no magic bullets in teaching, including the use of technology. Without supporting the teachers in substantive and long-term ways, expensive computers will be relegated to simplistic tasks.

12 Colleges With The Worst Professors

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

We've shown you where the nation's best professors toil -- but where are the worst ones hiding? According to CBS Money Watch, they're at the U.S. Mer...

13 Great Careers For College Grads

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This week, U.S. News and World Report published their list of the top 50 careers of 2011 -- more than half of which require at least a B.A. To compi...