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Hattiesburg High students make prosthetic arm for toddler

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Hattiesburg High students gave a local toddler a chance to enjoy many new activities when they presented her with a robotic arm Thursday. Arabella Ruff, 17 months, was born without a left forearm. The students in Stephen Jordan’s engineering and robotics class used a 3-D printer ...

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School honoring Confederate general has a new name: Justice

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board has chosen “Justice” as the new name for a high school that has honored a Confederate general since the 1950s. The Fairfax County school board had solicited input from families inside the school’s attendance boundaries after deciding to rename J.E.B. Stuart ...

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FCC Delays, Denials Foil Rural Schools’ Broadband Plans

Fiber-optic construction put on hold Hundreds of state and local efforts to connect rural and remote schools to fiber-optic networks have been delayed or rejected by federal officials during the past two years, jeopardizing the push to bring high-speed internet to the country’s hardest-to-connect classrooms. Broadband proponents say the problems ...

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Apple debuts its first MacBook sleeve

Apple has been making gadgets for decades. And as one of the world’s favorite consumer electronics makers, the company has also made plenty of cases and sleeves to protect those gadgets, most notably for the iPhone and iPad. But Apple has never made its own laptop/MacBook sleeve, until today. While ...

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Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment Catalan parliament declared independence The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region. Catalan MPs backed the motion 70-10 in a ballot boycotted by the opposition. Spanish ...

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Three criticised over £117 iPhone X monthly deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Dave Lee gets hands on with the new iPhone X Three has announced a £117 ($150) per month contract for the iPhone X. It’s been described as “extreme” and “crazy” on social media. The two-year deal, which includes unlimited data and ...

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