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Photo by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under President Barack Obama’s health law, a major coverage shift that’s likely to advance. This week the Supreme Court allowed...
Malia Obama at the White House Easter Egg Roll in 2011. Photo by UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg President Obama will mark the nation’s birthday tonight with a celebration on the White House South Lawn, but there is another important birthday penned-in for...
WASHINGTON — The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing. Corinthian...
A worker who survived a fire that swept through a small garment factory in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, on Jan. 26, 2013. Photo by Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images Bangladesh might be better known for natural disasters and human suffering, but...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSFacing bipartisan backlash, Oklahoma reconsiders Common Core education standards While Louisiana lawmakers debate Common Core, some parents turn to homeschooling What does Common Core implementation look...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: New worries over terrorist threats are prompting American officials to take additional safety measures at a number of airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa that have flights directly to the U....