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The Washington Post reports that the man who jumped the fence and ran through the White House on Sept. 19 was tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent. The agent had been on security detail for President Barack Obama’s daughters and had...
The idea that a college degree is a ticket to a middle-class lifestyle or that a good education can break generations-long cycles of poverty in a family is a lynchpin in stories of achieving the American Dream. But data show education is just one...
One hundred and eleven miles from Anchorage, Wendy Smith-Wood is a fiber artist who uses rocks and pebbles to give her fabric texture and pattern. Video produced by Slavik Boyechko, Sara Bernard and Daysha Eaton ofAlaska Public Media For silk artist...
If you really want that time at home, then don’t feel guilty or hesitate to fight for it, says headhunter Nick Corcodilos. Photo by Flickr user Pursuethepassion. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to supporters after paying his respects at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Indian embassy in Washington Tuesday. Modi met Monday with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and other key...
Species, like the red-eyed tree frog of Central America, could be threatened by shrinking habitat. Photo copyright Philippe Kok The world population of vertebrate species has been cut in half over the past 40 years, according to a report released...