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A new California bill would require publicly-funded schools to adopt “affirmative consent standards.” Still by PBS NewsHour The California State Assembly is set to review legislation that would require schools receiving public funding to...
Photo by Wikimedia user Moritz Wickendorf An Israeli-based counterfeiting ring produced and circulated over $77 million of mostly fake $100 bills for more than a decade without being discovered, until now. During the 1990s, Bloomberg reported,...
Photo by Flickr user Aranami WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its volume and charging consumers more money to send mail, officials said Monday. The loss for the spring quarter, which ended June 30,...
Lt. Sean Flood, Ranger Deb McNamara, Ranger Ted Fusco and Capt. Stephen Owens, who help provide security at the Massachusetts State House, participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 7. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty...
CHILMARK, Mass. — President Barack Obama is planning to speak about the latest political developments in Iraq this afternoon, according to the White House. You can watch it live in the window above. The crisis in Iraq comes as Obama is vacationing...
Photo illustration by Getty Images. The Affordable Care Act was supposed to mend what President Barack Obama called a broken health care system, but its best-known programs — online insurance and expanded Medicaid for the poor — affect a relatively...