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A state judge in Louisiana has ruled against Governor Bobby Jindal’s executive order to suspend Common Core in the state. Video still by PBS NewsHour A Louisiana state judge has ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s efforts to suspend the state’s...
The sailors caught cheating were seeking to be certified as instructors at the nuclear training unit at Charleston, South Carolina. Students there are trained in nuclear reactor operations to prepare for service on any of the Navy’s 83 nuclear...
Store brands of nut butters made by nSpired Natural Foods, Inc., are being recalled due to a possible salmonella contamination. Photo by Flickr user Dan McKay Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are among the major American retailers affected by a nut...
Joe Wilson, folklorist and founder of the Crooked Road musical heritage tour, talks to chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about the enduring legacy of old-time music in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. In August, tens of thousands of fans and...
According to reporting from the Associated Press, Bank of America will pay $10 billion in cash and provide consumer relief valued at $7 billion. Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images. WASHINGTON — Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion...
A picture taken on Aug. 17 near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul shows smoke billowing after an U.S. air strike near the Mosul dam, Iraq’s largest, on the Tigris river. The U.S. continues to carry out airstrikes in this region on Wednesday....