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The White House would not say Monday whether President Obama thinks U.S. troops returning from the Ebola hot zone in West Africa should be quarantined, as the U.S. Army unilaterally imposed that policy on its own troops and the Joint Chiefs of Staff recommended the rest of the...
Austin has a $1.5 million light rail campaign. So far. The four political action committees fighting it out over the city’s $1 billion rail-and-roads ballot proposal — one group for it, three against — reported another $706,000 of donations and loans over the past month. As both...
Colorado residents are urging a restaurant owner to change the name of his business due to its 'social context.' Pete Turner, owner of 'Illegal Petes', a Boulder-based restaurant chain serving oversized burritos, listened to a concerned crowd in Fort Collins Wednesday as they...
A union that represents thousands of federal immigration officers is raising alarm after the U.S. government ordered supplies to create millions of blank work permits and green cards, touching off speculation that the Obama administration may be preparing executive action on...
Two years after Superintendent Mike Miles admitted he paid administrators too much money, a record number of top officials in Dallas ISD are making more than $100,000 annually. An analysis by The Dallas Morning News found that 175 administrators had six-figure salaries — up from...
Christian Bale, who plays Moses in Exodus: Of Gods and Kings, the forthcoming biblical epic directed by Ridley Scott has upset several Christian writers after he described his character as 'barbaric' and 'schizophrenic'. Speaking at a press conference in Los Angeles last month,...
When Jeb Bush decides whether to run for president, there will be no family meeting à la Mitt Romney, no gathering at Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport to go over the pros and cons. “I don’t think it’ll be like a big internal straw poll,” said his son, Jeb Bush Jr. But if there...
Facing fierce resistance from the White House and medical experts to a strict new mandatory quarantine policy, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Sunday night that medical workers who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa but did not show symptoms of the disease would be...
Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author...