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The White House has leveled a veto threat against Republican-led efforts to limit national mandates and enhance local control of education in an overhaul of “No Child Left Behind.” (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post) WASHINGTON —...
A controversial, but cheap climate change solution of last resort has emerged known as “solar radiation management.” Photo by Digital Vision/via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: 2014 was officially the hottest year on record. Since 2000, the world has...
Graphic by Kaiser Health NewsThe federal government released on Thursday a new five-star rating system for home health agencies, hoping to bring clarity to a fast-growing but fragmented corner of the medical industry where it’s often difficult to...
New photos of Pluto from the NASA New Horizons mission showed young mountain ranges, a surprise to scientists. Photo by NASA-JHUAPL-SwRI As NASA’s spacecraft reached Pluto this week, poets on Twitter received a challenge: to write new Pluto-...
Aides to U.S. President Barack Obama (not seen) enter the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution after Obama in El Reno, Oklahoma July 16, 2015. Obama is the first sitting president to visit a federal prison. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque –...
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, July 13, 2015. Photo by Darren Hauck/...