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  • Q&A: Common Core student testing a battleground issue

    Common Core State Standards began as a state-initiated effort to build consistent K-12 standards throughout the country. Though Common Core started as a bipartisan effort, the standards have evolved into a battleground issue for a sizable portion of...
  • Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses

    Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses
    Man's best friend may have just graduated to oncologist's best colleague. A group of Arkansas medical researchers have revealed a new study finding that scent-trained dogs can be used to detect thyroid cancer with about 90 percent accuracy. The study,...
  • Leanne Payne, who taught alternative healing, dies at 82

     Leanne Payne, who taught alternative healing, dies at 82
    Leanne Payne, whose seven books on a range of subjects includes the controversial "Healing Homosexuality," founded an organization that trained religious leaders on spiritual healing. Ms. Payne, 82, died of complications from Parkinson's disease on...
  • Colleges give Clinton an A � and campaign millions

    BERKELEY, Calif. In December, hundreds of volunteers signed up for Hillary Clinton at the University of California, Berkeley more than at any other campus in the nation when the Ready for Hillary bus rolled through town nearly two years before America...
  • Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history

    Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history
    With President Obama expected to choose the site for his library in coming months, Chicagoans have been engaged in a bitter fight over a proposal to place it in a public park. But this is not the first time a presidential library has been at the center of...
  • Fraternity probe broadens amid more claims of racism

    Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of...
  • Fallout from senators' Iran letter: Tom Cotton for president?

    WASHINGTON While a soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tom Cotton wielded some of the military's most sophisticated firearms. Today it's letters that appear to be Sen. Cotton's weapon of choice. He fired off a missive read 'round the world this week that...
  • 2 finalists left for University of Toledo president

    One of the three finalists vying to become the next president at the University of Toledo has dropped out. Christopher Howard, president of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, told Toledo officials on Monday that he's no longer interested in the job....
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption. The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • From enslavement to freedom

    From enslavement to freedom
    Editor's note: This is part one of a four part series of op-eds that examine and explore the state of black America. The history of African enslavement and freedom in America is both engaging and fraught with confusion, half-truths and unsubstantiated...
  • 2014 in review: Scholars take hard look at Evanston founder's role in massacre

    2014 in review: Scholars take hard look at Evanston founder's role in massacre
    Concerns were raised in recent years about what role John Evans — one of the founders of Northwestern University and the city of Evanston’s namesake — had played in the infamous Sand Creek Massacre which left an estimated 150 Native...