US professor is first woman to be awarded math's top prize

Mar 19, 2019

An American professor has become the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize, one of the world's most prestigious international mathematics awards.

Democrats shun idea of Pelosi floor fight in speaker's race

Nov 25, 2018

Those trying to stop California Democrat Nancy Pelosi from becoming House speaker say they don't need a rival now, but instead plan to show she lacks the votes to win, and at that point, they say, challengers will emerge

Unclear math: HHS has 2,047 children; full US count lacking

Jun 26, 2018

Health Secretary Azar says migrant parents share the blame for separations; 2,047 separated children remain in HHS custody

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Diabetes, decisions and justice math

Apr 5, 2018

Visitors attending Supreme Court arguments surrender their electronics on entering the courtroom, so if something rings, chimes or buzzes, it's likely the device's owner is dressed in a black robe.

Math teacher charged in bomb case accused of raping student

Feb 16, 2018

Law enforcement officials say math teacher now charged with building bomb suddenly stopped showing up for classes after school received December bomb threat called in by underage student he later was charged with raping

France wants to fix 'catastrophic' math scores, conquer fear

Feb 12, 2018

France's government is worried about how many of its schoolchildren consider themselves "stupid at math."

Aided by scandal, Dems fighting math and history in Alabama

Dec 10, 2017

Aided by scandal, Democrats still fighting math and history in Alabama Senate race against Republican Roy Moore

California education firm Chegg buys Berlin math app startup

Oct 19, 2017

Two Berlin math wizards have solved a problem that confounds many a startup company in the German capital: how to build a popular product and sell it for profit within just a few years

Math experts join brainpower to help address gerrymandering

Aug 18, 2017

Critics of gerrymandering are getting new help from math and data experts at many universities

Only woman to win math equivalent of Nobel Prize dies

Jul 15, 2017

Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the Fields Medal in mathematics, has died

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