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  • On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues

    History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home.
  • California continuation schools: Do they work or not

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. Jailine Lopez skipped school more often than not her sophomore year. Eventually, she fell so far behind that counselors transferred her to Jereann Bowman High School in Santa Clarita, a school for students at risk of not graduating....

    Healthy Indiana Program 2.0 enrollment proceeding well

    Healthy Indiana Program 2.0 enrollment proceeding well
    Five months after the Healthy Indiana Program 2.0 was launched, more than 297,000 Indiana residents have enrolled in the Medicaid expansion program, which is well on its way to providing coverage to an estimated 350,000 Indiana residents. Local...

    Indiana's Medicaid experiment offers a conservative take on health reform

    Indiana's Medicaid experiment offers a conservative take on health reform
    Linda Joyner, at 64, just got health coverage. Uninsured for years, the former waitress signed up for Medicaid after Indiana expanded its program through the Affordable Care Act. But unlike millions of low-income Americans who've enrolled in the...

    Catholic leaders press GOP to heed pope on climate, poor

    Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa implored candidates for president Thursday to take up Pope Francis' call for "profound political courage" by focusing their campaigns as much on improving the environment and income inequality as...