Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

...sales staff, according to Hay Group's survey of 140 retailers with annual sales of $500 million.Ed Lazear, a Stanford University economics professor who served as an informal adviser to Wal-Mart during the past year for the program, applauded...

Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyberattacks

...Obama said at a White House cybersecurity summit at Stanford University, just miles from Google, Facebook and other Internet...legislation.While the focus of the White House visit to Stanford University Friday was cybersecurity, the cadre of White House...

Doctors urge caution in prescribing medical marijuana to kids

...said Dr. Seth Ammerman, the policy's lead author and a professor of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at Stanford University.The academy's qualified support might lead more pediatricians to prescribe medical marijuana, but the group...

Augusta swimmer Jackie Jeschke signs with Big Red of Nebraska

...my team and my coaches were already part of my family."Jeschke previously attended Aquinas before starting at Stanford University Online. Not only did she like the academic strength, but she liked how it made her schedule more flexible...

We're in good company

...seven least-charitable states all voted for President Obama.And the empirical financial data supports what Stanford University's Peter Schweizer found out nearly a decade ago through detailed surveys for his seminal book Makers and Takers...

Charting new paths

...can be closed.A 2013 study of charter schools in 26 states by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University found charter-school students have made greater learning gains in reading and have reached parity in mathematics...

Stanford to offer master's degree online

STANFORD, Calif. -- Degree.com? Yup -- Stanford University is poised to become the nation's first major research university to offer a master's degree online, starting this fall. The...

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Chelsea not attending Fishbowl U

STANFORD, Calif. -- When Chelsea Clinton becomes First Freshman at Stanford University on Friday, her proud and wistful parents will be watching. And so will reporters and photographers eager to document the start...

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Chelsea chooses Stanford

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending months of speculation and rumor, Chelsea Clinton chose Stanford University as her next home, putting 3,000 miles between her and the iron gates on Pennsylvania Avenue. "Planes run out there and phones...

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MCG looking at changes admid reseach investigation

...S. taxpayers paid for the upkeep of a yacht at Stanford University with funds that were supposed to go to research...to more stringent oversight of federal grants, Stanford University officials admitted the university billed the government...