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Pieces of wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Shaktarsk Friday. Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for “creating the conditions” that led to the...
A U.S. Court of Appeals ruling Tuesday may affect certain subsidies available for Affordable Care Act enrollees. What does this mean for consumers? Kaiser Health News’ Mary Agnes Carey has a breakdown. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Getty Images On...
Dueling lawsuits in Louisiana amplify the on-going debate over the Common Core. Louisiana courts could decide whether the state’s schools use the Common Core standards to guide teaching in their classrooms. Last month Gov. Bobby Jindal issued an...
A new report observes an increase in laws that criminalize homelessness in U.S. cities. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images “Imagine a world where it is illegal to sit down. Could you survive if there were no place you were allowed to fall asleep,...
Central American immigrants ride north atop a freight train known as “La Bestia,” or “The Beast,” near Juchitan, Mexico. It is part of a long and perilous journey through Mexico to reach the U.S. border. Photo by John Moore/...
An annual report on child well-being shows 23 percent of American children were living at or below the federal poverty line in 2012, up from 19 percent in 2005. Photo by Seattle Municipal Archives More children in the United States were living in...