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WASHINGTON — The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges’ union said Wednesday. Judge Dana Leigh...
Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, March 6, 2014. CPAC, a project of the American Conservative Union (ACU), runs until Saturday,...
An Iraqi Yazidi girl who fled with her family the violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, stands at at a school where they are taking shelter in the Kurdish city of Dohuk in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, on August 5, 2014. Photo...
Some colleges are adding men and women’s lacrosse teams to draw in “full pay” students. Photo by Flickr user Gary Cooper Higher education is facing great pressure to change, and elsewhere in the PBS Newshour Rethinking College...
Georgia Institute of Technology is the first elite institution to offer an entire computer science graduate program in a MOOC-style format. Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images ATLANTA – Dary Merckens was in the Outer Banks of North...
Oil tax revenue funds Alaska’s Permanent Fund, which distributes dividends equally to state residents. Peter Barnes wants a nationwide dividend system based on shared assets like our atmosphere. Photo of Alaska refinery by Flickr user EricaJoy...