Highlights of this day in history: Actress Marilyn Monroe dies; Cornerstone laid for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal; 'American Bandstand' debuts on network TV; Actors Richard Burton and Alec Guinness die. (Aug. 5)
A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation.
This is a tough one. A reader sent me a note about dual enrollment vs. AP classes. I have written about this ongoing debate before, which boils down to this question: Are college courses, for which students earn higher points toward their GPAs, as tough as the AP classes that kids take at their own high schools?