A hackathon at Stony Brook University in New York. Employers are increasingly coming to these competitions to search for talent, at a time when many say they’re skeptical that a college degree alone reflects a candidate’s ability to do a job. Credit: Emma Harris for The Hechinger Report

With a degree no longer enough, job candidates are told to prove their skills in tests

by JON MARCUS, The Hechinger Report Instead of relying on credentials, more employers want applicants to show their stuff Among the

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Shot of a doctor explaining x-ray test result to patient in clinic. Focus on digital tablet screen with medical scan image.

What Seniors Should Know Before Going Ahead With Elective Procedures

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health Network For months, Patricia Merryweather-Arges, a health care expert, has fielded questions about the coronavirus pandemic

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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court of the United States, where justices will hear oral arguments on Nov. 12 on the future of a program aimed at protecting young, undocumented immigrants. known as DACA. (Heather Kim/Capital News Service)

Three Takeaways From the Supreme Court’s Decisions on Trump’s Tax and Financial Documents

by Katherine Sullivan, ProPublica.org The Supreme Court finally ruled on whether Congress and investigators can obtain the president’s financial information. The

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