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President Barack Obama greets military personnel upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. He will be briefed by commanders and will deliver remarks. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Fight against...
Customers shop at a supermarket in Chicago Tuesday, April 29, 2008. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast WASHINGTON — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that...
Is the Fed’s quantitative easing program, which they’re expected to draw down yet again Wednesday, cutting the U.S. budget deficit? Photo by Flickr user Surat Lozowick. Editor’s Note: Federal Reserve-watchers are expecting the...
“Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic,” Alison Bechdel is a cartoonist and author of “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic.” Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The geniuses are in. The John D and...
From revamping state teacher evaluation and tenure systems to pushing for higher admissions standards and more hands-on experience in teacher preparation programs, states are trying a long list of reforms aimed at improving teacher quality. In her...
Patrice Juah hangs a dress in her store, Moie, in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo courtesy of Juah Patrice Juah’s shop in Liberia is an explosion of color. Brightly printed garments in violet, turquoise and daffodil yellow hang in neat rows along the walls...