The Latest: Denver teachers get ready to walk out over pay

DENVER – The Latest on a possible strike by Denver teachers (all times local):4:15 p.m.Denver teachers are prepared to walk of the job for the...

Ben Shapiro to speak at Christian college after it initially spurned him, Young America’s...

After receiving significant backlash for canceling a speech from conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, Grand Canyon University (GCU) decided to reverse its decision.Still, it was a complicated set of arrangements. The Christian university's...

University of Iowa denies publishing ‘religious watch list’ after it’s accused of discrimination

A Christian conservative student group filed a lawsuit against the University of Iowa after the group was kicked off campus for requiring its leaders to adhere to a faith standard that included a clause on sexual...

Indiana superintendent accused of committing insurance fraud to help student resigns

The Indiana school superintendent who was arrested for allegedly using her own insurance to help a sick student resigned on Friday.Casey Smitherman, superintendent of Elwood Community Schools, reportedly resigned at a school board meeting and...

Equine flu outbreak spreads with 174 racing stables now in lockdown

• New fears that racing shutdown may extend beyond next week • Four new cases are found including three at original yardConcern that an outbreak of equine influenza (EI) could extend...

Experience: I climbed 61 mountains in a year

I was inspired by the film Everest and wanted to see if someone ordinary, like me, could climb mountainsTwo years ago, on a flight to New Zealand,...

Experience: I crossed the Alps on a space hopper

I bought an original 1970s hopper on eBay and practised on a nearby hillAt the start of 2015, my life unexpectedly went belly up. Within the space...

The ‘magic’ lift pass to 30 Swiss ski resorts

Switzerland’s new Magic Pass covers little-known villages in Val d’Anniviers with peaceful pistes and untracked powderWas this really a ski resort? It was hard to tell when...

Country diary: a midwinter walk along the South Tyne trail

Alston, Cumbria: The path follows a long-closed branch lineandpasses through a valley layered with historyThe shadow of a semaphore signal falls diagonally across the tracks as we leave...

Send us a tip on a UK adventure trail for the chance to win...

Whether you’ve followed a path with imaginative play opportunities or one with fun family nature tasks, we want to hear about itTrails through countryside, particularly woodland, can be...