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College enrollment has declined by nearly a million since 2011. Photo by Flickr user Tobias Leeger. In today’s economy, earning a college degree is still a winning choice. The unemployment rate for Americans with bachelor’s degrees or higher is just...
Recreational marijuana for sale in a Colorado cannibs shop. Photo by PBS NewsHourDENVER — The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to...
An American flag flies over the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by Larisa EpatkoWASHINGTON — The Obama administration is seeking to close a court hearing on the government’s treatment of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner, saying that...
President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to fight such extremists. Pictured:...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Five things Republicans hope to do if they win control of the Senate this fall: 1. Try to pass measures backed by some congressional Democrats but opposed by President Barack Obama. This could...
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians have been locked out of the Woodruff Arts Center since Sept. 7, following a breakdown in contract negotiations between management and musicians’ unions. Credit: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra The Grammy Award-...