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Teachers are increasingly speaking up about the onslaught of standardized tests that students in all grades — including kindergarten — are required to take in public schools today. Some are refusing to administer the tests, which can result in a teacher being dismissed for a...
While the Minnesota Vikings were on the field without him, Adrian Peterson was on Twitter. The running back, deactivated by the team after being indicted in a child injury case in Texas on Friday, shared a message about judging others with his followers on Sunday. Read more:...
Several Arab states have offered to conduct airstrikes against militants in Iraq alongside the efforts of the United States, U.S. officials said Sunday as the Obama administration sought to bolster its case for action against the Islamic State. “A lot of this is still in the...
Wendy Davis’ campaign has taken issue with a report about the financial terms of her divorce with title company executive Jeff Davis. The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday that Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor, received about $6 million from the family’s assets when...
President Obama’s push to hire military veterans for jobs across the government is fueling resentment in federal offices, as longtime civil servants and former troops on the other side of the cubicle increasingly question each other’s competence and qualifications. With veterans...
Sometimes they came pretending to buy things. Sometimes they texted, sometimes they called, but the message was always the same: "Give us money." Months before they took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June, Islamic State militants were already busy collecting money to...
President Obama will deliver a public address Wednesday night about his plan to combat the Islamic State, the militant group that has violently taken over large swaths of Iraq and Syria, murdered two American journalists in videos released online and moved to set up a caliphate...
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough pledged to Latino lawmakers during a private meeting Thursday that President Barack Obama will take executive action on immigration before the holidays are over – an effort to soothe lawmakers furious about the administration’s move to...
U.S. special operations forces will be needed on the ground in Syria to make the expanded air war President Obama has ordered there more effective, a senior Air Force commander told USA TODAY. The spy planes flying missions over Iraq and Syria can develop a list of potential...