Elections 2012 Issues: Education

  • Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

    By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

    Reuters
  • Inside Oprah's Bizarre Love Triangle

    Oprah's stepmom gives an unfiltered Daily Mail interview about the former Queen of Daytime's unusual relationship with her boyfriend—and even stranger one with her best friend.

    The Daily Beast
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  • James Buchanan: Why is he considered America’s worst president?

    April 23 marks the birthday of James Buchanan, the man regarded by many historians as one of the worst—if not the worst—presidents of all time. So what did Buchanan do to earn the disrespect of so many people?

    National Constitution Center
  • The Missouri House Wants to Impeach Governor Jay Nixon Over Gays and Guns

    The Republican-controlled Missouri House will begin impeachment proceedings against Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday. There are three reasons, according to the state legislature's judiciary committee. First, Nixon allowed legally-married same-sex couples in the state to file joint tax returns…

    The Atlantic Wire
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    Central Park's horse and buggy (27 photos)

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years. A campaign pledge to take…

    Yahoo News
  • 'You're Dead,' Minn. Man Said After Shooting Teen Intruder

    Jurors Hear Defendant's Audio of Fatal Shootings

    Good Morning America
  • Search for MH370 reveals a military vulnerability for China

    By Greg Torode and Michael Martina HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Chinese naval supply vessel Qiandaohu entered Australia's Albany Port this month to replenish Chinese warships helping search for a missing Malaysian airliner, it highlighted a strategic headache for Beijing - its lack of…

    Reuters
  • Dead teen's mother claims negligence in deadly California crash: report

    (Reuters) - The mother of a 17-year-old student who was among 10 people killed in a highway crash in northern California earlier this month has sued FedEx Corp for negligence, California-based City News Service reported. More than 30 others were injured when a FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a…

    Reuters
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  • Minnesota Man Accused of Murdering Teens Who Entered His Home

    Retiree Byron Smith Allegedly Told Police, 'I Wanted Him Dead'

    Good Morning America
  • Teacher throws high school senior out of prom for wearing red skinny jeans

    Take the case of Shafer Rupard, a senior at Cherryville High School in the small town of Cherryville, N.C. Last Saturday, a chaperoning teacher kicked Rupard out of the Cherryville High senior prom because she was wearing a pair of red skinny jeans, reports WBTV, the CBS affiliate in Charlotte.

    The Daily Caller
  • Should You Try Oil Pulling?

    Every morning for 10 days, Jennifer Beckinsale woke up, poured a tablespoon of coconut oil in her mouth and swooshed. "I had been hearing about oil pulling everywhere, and I was curious, so I figured why not," says Beckinsale, 30, a Chicago-area blogger who runs The Allergista. Advocates claim…

    U.S.News & World Report LP
  • 9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

    Associated Press
  • Hard-Working Alleged Drug Dealer Sold Heroin From Her ICU Bed

    Most of us would probably take a few days off from work if we were in a hospital's intensive care unit, but not Lori Sullenberger! The 38-year-old workaholic was charged today with possessing and intending to sell heroin from her hospital bed. The reason why Sullenberger was in Pennsylvania…

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Ukraine says has 'freed' an eastern town of separatists

    Ukrainian government said on Wednesday its forces had flushed armed separatists out of a town in eastern Ukraine as part of an "anti-terrorism" operation. The Interior Ministry said the operation took place on the outskirts of Sviatogorsk and no casualties were suffered. There have been no previous…

    Reuters
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  • Pentagon scientists show off life-size robot

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's "Terminator," the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers. But unlike the cinematic version, the hulking Atlas robot is designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that…

    AFP
  • Astronaut Photo Reveals River's History

    Twisty, turny lakes near Little Rock, Ark., show where the mighty Arkansas River once traveled. These meander lakes, as they're called, are the subject of a new astronaut photograph.

    LiveScience.com
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    Yosemite National Park (20 photos)

    Yosemite National Park is best known for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves and biological diversity. Almost 95 percent of the park is designated wilderness, which is defined by the Wilderness Act of 1964 as, "an area where the earth and its community of…

    Yahoo News
  • Saudi prince's rare bird hunt stirs outrage in Pakistan after massive loan

    Pakistan has long enjoyed close ties to Gulf Arab sheiks, but a prince's recent shooting spree that culled more than 2,000 rare birds from the country's preserves have stirred outrage in the country, following a $1.5 billion Saudi "gift" to the country's ailing economy.

    Yahoo News
  • Repo man takes car with a sleeping 4-year-old in backseat

    A 4-year-old child is now home safe after being taken on a ride while he slept in the backseat of a car as it was repossessed.

    Odd News
  • Teen who stowed away on flight to Hawaii remains hospitalized

    A teenage boy who stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet remained hospitalized on Tuesday, two days after his death-defying jaunt over the Pacific Ocean, a Hawaii official said. The teenager, whose name has not been released,…

    Reuters
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