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Students learn about how to apply for financial aid at a California State University Fullerton seminar. This week college-bound students learned which schools were offering them admission. Most students have until May 1 to make their final decision...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel sits next to President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, left, at the White House in Sept., 2010. Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images Israel’s chief peace negotiator said Thursday...
Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda, left, helps Rosa Ayala Cruz, right, apply for health benefits at the Denver Health Westside Family Health Center on Oct. 1, 2013 in Denver. Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images More than 5.4 million...
An excavator works in the debris field near Oso, Wash. Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol The last time the U.S. Geological Survey made a national map of landslide hazards, it did so on paper. It didn’t use laser imaging for landslide...
Lt. Gen. Mark Milley speaks at a news conference, following the shooting at the Fort Hood military base on Wednesday evening. The incident left four dead and at least three in critical condition. Photo by Charlie Pierce / The Daily Texan An ongoing...
Portland musician Michael Lewis, right, teaches guitar to an Afghan student. Photo courtesy of Sound Studies Projects Like many other boys his age, Humayun Zadran wanted to become a rock star. But he wasn’t allowed to learn Western music while...