Category:Education

This is the category for Education. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 25 May 2022: Attack at Texas elementary school kills at least 19, including 18 children 19 March 2022: Scientists announce decoy-proof Ebola antibodies 11 February 2022: Ten-year Tennessee study shows preschool associated with poorer student performance 29 October 2021: Northern Marianas…

Teen hacker admits to attack on scientology.org

Monday, October 20, 2008 A teenager, belonging to the anti-scientology group Anonymous, has admitted that he launched a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the official website of the Church of Scientology, scientology.org. Dmitriy Guzner, aged 18, will admit to the charges related to carrying out the DDoS attack. He now faces a maximum…

EPA declares ’emergency’ asbestos cleanup in Montana town

Saturday, June 20, 2009 For the past ten years, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been overseeing the asbestos clean-up in the small town of Libby, Montana, which has been on the EPA’s Superfund National Priorities List since 2002. On Wednesday, the Obama administration declared Libby and the immediate area a “public health…

Technological University Dublin senior lecturer Dr Lorcan Sirr speaks to Wikinews on housing market in Ireland

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Wikinews correspondent J.J. Liu spoke with Technological University Dublin (TUD) senior lecturer at the School of Surveying & Construction Management, Dr Lorcan Sirr on Friday regarding the supply of housing in the Republic of Ireland and relevant parallels across the rest of Europe, as well as recent developments by the government…

Fire brings down two domes of historical Russian cathedral

Friday, August 25, 2006 A fire broke out at the Trinity Cathedral in St. Petersburg, causing the main dome and another dome to collapse, early in the evening of August 25. Firefighters fought the blaze, and a helicopter was pressed into service. Staff, emergency service workers and passers by rescued treasured items from the cathedral.…

Wikinews’ overview of the year 2007

Monday, December 31, 2007 What would you tell your grandchildren about 2007 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 year’s time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2007, what would the question be? The year that you first signed on to Facebook? The year Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse fell…

XVIII Commonwealth Games competition ends

Sunday, March 26, 2006 The following is how the medal table looks after the final day of competition for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, in Melbourne, Australia. In the final event of the Games, New Zealand defeated the reigning Netball Commonwealth champion Australia, 60-55, for the first time in 12 years. Australia received its largest medal…