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The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate entirely with charter schools.
Brett McGurk is the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Iraq and Iran. He joins Robert Siegel to explain U.S. policy on Iraq.
Rory McIlroy's victory at the PGA Championship Sunday felt to many observers like a passing of the baton. Tom Watson, a former superstar in his own right, speaks about the state of golf today.
Frustrated computer user...
Your doctor and lawyer may know a lot about you. But in a time when we are using computers to socialize, keep track of finances, do work and store family photos your IT person probably knows more.
Deaccessioning — the permanent removal of an object from a museum's collec...
Deaccessioning is the permanent removal of an object from a museum's collection. And there are a lot of rules surrounding it — for one, selling art to pay off debt will get you in big trouble.
Lynn Eldredge works as a facilities manager for several fast-food restaurant...
Lynn Eldredge has had six different jobs since he was laid off from a tractor manufacturer in 2000. Fourteen years later, he makes the same amount of money at his current job that he did back then.