Betsy Devos’s education commission is making a terrible mistake

(CNN)The shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 and Stoneman Douglas High School earlier this year are among the most horrific acts of violence in American history. In the wake of each tragedy, both President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump called for administration-wide efforts to promote school safety…

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Japan suffers biggest natural population decline ever in 2018

(CNN)Japan suffered its biggest natural population decline ever this year, government statistics show. Japan is a “super-aged” nation, meaning more than 20% of its population is older than 65. The country’s total population stands at 124 million this year –but by 2065 it is expected to have dropped to about…

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