300-Year-Old Spanish Shipwreck Holds Million Dollar Treasure | National Geographic

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Jul 292015
 
300-Year-Old Spanish Shipwreck Holds Million Dollar Treasure | National Geographic

Shipwreck divers have announced quite the anniversary present for the flagship of a 1715 Spanish treasure fleet, the Capitana: 52 gold coins, 40 feet of gold chain, and 110 silver coins and buttons all worth over one million dollars.

Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard’s ship | The Associated Press

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Jul 282015
 
Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard's ship | The Associated Press

The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard’s flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago sued the state Monday for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of the wreck and recovery.

Duncan calls for better student outcomes, more accountability in higher education | The News & Observer

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Jul 282015
 
Duncan calls for better student outcomes, more accountability in higher education | The News & Observer

As debt-free college becomes a hotly debated topic in the 2016 campaign, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan wants to shift the conversation to student outcomes at the nation’s colleges and universities.