MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Self-declared education reformers have had considerable success across the country over the past few decades, from charter school expansion and private school tuition vouchers to new limits on teachers’ job protections. But perhaps nowhere
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama had gone to his residence after a difficult week when an urgent email brought him rushing back to the Oval Office. The suspect in the Boston bombings had been apprehended.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case, according to the FBI.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The classic “Star Wars” film that launched a science fiction empire is being dubbed in the Navajo language.
A handful of Navajo speakers translated the script for “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.”
BOSTON (AP) — The FBI has concluded its search of a landfill near a Massachusetts college where the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was a student.
FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller (EYE’-mihl-er) says the two-day search ended
BOSTON (AP) — Six small states, settled before the nation’s birth, wedged between New York, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean: They add up to New England.
It’s a unique region defined by its compact geography, its culture and
DJERBA, Tunisia (AP) — Jews are gathering on a bucolic Tunisian island resort for an annual pilgrimage under a heavy police presence, as organizers try to revive an event depleted by fears of anti-Semitism.
Jewish leaders hope the
CAIRO (AP) — Several Egyptian opposition groups have filed a court case to force the government to disclose the proposed national budget.
Representatives of some opposition parties and workers unions say Saturday they filed the request to an
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — One of the founders of a Cuban opposition group awarded Europe’s top human rights prize is meeting with exiles in Miami.
Berta Soler will visit the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at
LONDON (AP) — Anti-war protesters are demonstrating outside a Royal Air Force base used to control drone flights over Afghanistan.
Until this week, British drones were operated only from a U.S. Air Force base in Nevada.