Elections 2012 Issues: Education

  • Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago at age 4 found alive in Mexico

    An Austin, Texas, girl abducted 12 years ago has been found in Mexico, law enforcement officials say.

    Yahoo News
  • Watch This F-15 Take Out An ISIS Compound With A ‘Sniper’ Weapon

    As U.S.-led airstrikes continue in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon has released a video of an F-15 Eagle wiping out an ISIS compound near Kobani, Syria (close to the central Turkish border) with a Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod.

    The Daily Caller
  • Mexico catches drug lord in tourist haunt

    Mexico City (AFP) - Soldiers captured one of Mexico's most-wanted drug barons, Hector Beltran Leyva, in a restaurant in a colonial town popular with American tourists and retirees.

    AFP
  • The reporter who brought down the Secret Service's director

    Behind the shocking revelations of incompetence and unprofessionalism that rocked the Secret Service this week is a longtime reporter who's been diligently uncovering the agency's secrets for years.

    Yahoo News
  • Mom may face new charges in van chase, shooting

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico prosecutors aim to file new charges against a Tennessee woman in a chaotic traffic stop and chase last year during which a New Mexico State Police officer fired shots at her minivan full of children.

    Associated Press
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    Abandoned amusement park (17 photos)

    These are the chilling images of an abandoned amusement park that shut down after a boy lost his arm on a ride. Dadipark amusement park, Dadizele, Belgium, closed its doors more than a decade ago after a young boy had his arm ripped off on the Nautic Jet water ride. Kris Van de Sande, 28, captured…

    Yahoo News
  • Who will You #X?

    Use #X before you drive to pause the conversation. No text is worth a life. It can wait.

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  • Texas woman sentenced to 60 years in 'black widow' murder case

    By Marice Richter FORT WORTH Texas (Reuters) - A Texas woman dubbed a "black widow" was sentenced on Tuesday to 60 years in prison after her conviction on murder and evidence tampering in the shooting death of her husband in what prosecutors said was a plot to collect insurance money. Michele…

    Reuters
  • Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A parolee accused of abducting and killing a top-selling Arkansas real estate agent had contacted her to set up an appointment to view a vacant house, authorities said Tuesday, hours after discovering the woman's body in a shallow grave at a concrete company.

    Associated Press
  • Ailing North Korea leader sends message to China

    Seoul (AFP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has not been seen for nearly a month due to apparent health problems, sent a congratulatory message to China on its national day Wednesday, state media said.

    AFP
  • Islamic State beheads seven men, three women in Syria: monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State beheaded seven men and three women in a northern Kurdish area of Syria, a human rights monitoring group said on Wednesday, part of what it described as a campaign to frighten residents resisting the militant group's advance. The head of the Syrian Observatory for…

    Reuters
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    Over 50? Your driving experience could save you $404* on Auto Insurance.

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  • Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women.

    Associated Press
  • Loss of smell may be predictor of death in older adults: study

    By Bill Berkrot (Reuters) - Being unable to smell bacon frying may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life's pleasures. In older adults, it could be a predictor of increased risk of death within five years. In a study of more than 3,000 people aged 57 to 85, 39 percent of subjects…

    Reuters
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    Two black eyes mark the face of an accused DUI killer

    A Fresno County man accused of killing his friend in a drunk driving crash says he's not guilty of manslaughter.

    KFSN – Fresno
  • British police hunt Latvian over schoolgirl murder

    London (AFP) - British police on Wednesday said they had found the body of a missing 14-year-old schoolgirl after a massive five-week search and were hunting for a Latvian suspect.

    AFP
  • Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died.

    Associated Press
  • Hundreds of chickens killed by intruders at California farm: police

    (Reuters) - Intruders beat to death more than 900 chickens, some of them with a golf club, during a break-in at a commercial poultry farm in central California, authorities said. The Fresno County Sheriff's Office said the suspects pulled back part of the fence to enter the Foster Farms facility.…

    Reuters
  • First ladies get the 'Project Runway' treatment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America's first ladies went under Tim Gunn's fashion microscope Tuesday night, and the results weren't always positive.

    Associated Press