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A group of top state education officials said Wednesday it aims to whittle down the number of tests students take in elementary and secondary schools by identifying and eliminating unnecessary ones. The move comes amid growing resistance by some parents, educators and...
Many American hospitals have improperly trained their staffs to deal with Ebola patients because they were following federal guidelines that were too lax, infection control experts said on Wednesday. Federal health officials effectively acknowledged the problems with their...
Parents can be held liable for what their kids post on Facebook , a Georgia appellate court ruled in a decision that lawyers said marked a legal precedent on the issue of parental responsibility over their children’s online activity. The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that the...
The hospital that treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan had to learn on the fly how to control the deadly virus, adding new layers of protective gear for workers in what became a losing battle to keep the contagion from spreading, a top official with the Centers for Disease...
Nurses at the Dallas hospital where the first patient died of Ebola in the U.S. insisted there were no protocols in place for dealing with the virus - and claimed that no hospital in the country was prepared to deal with the deadly virus. The director of the National Nurses...
The soldiers at the blast crater sensed something was wrong. It was August 2008 near Taji, Iraq. They had just exploded a stack of old Iraqi artillery shells buried beside a murky lake. The blast, part of an effort to destroy munitions that could be used in makeshift bombs,...
The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt of court. “The city’s...
A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily reinstated Texas’ voter ID law, which the U.S. Justice Department had condemned as the state’s latest means of suppressing minority voter turnout. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of...
Frustrated by the lack of non-sexy female Halloween costumes, parents are expressing their outrage at what they say is an increasingly ‘trampy’ industry. Elizabeth Mangan, a mother in New York City, told ABC News that her plans to dress as a police officer this year were...