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MOST Amazing Graduation Gift Ever!

A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student…

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Chicago Teachers Vote to Return to Class

CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines in Chicago, ending a combative stalemate with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over evaluations and job security, two issues at the heart of efforts to reform the nation’s public schools.

Union delegates…

19 Sep 12:23 AM 1 Read More...

Mitt Romney in Video, Obama Voters 'Dependent' on Government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney sought to get his campaign back on track Tuesday after the revelation of a video in which he said nearly half of Americans “believe they are victims,” are dependent on the government and bound to vote for President Barack Obama. The Obama campaign worked to spread…

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Protesters Gather For Occupy Wall Street Anniversary

Hundreds of protesters gathered in lower Manhattan on Monday to mark the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, the amorphous, anti-corporate greed movement that began in New York and spread to dozens of cities last year.
Activists vowed to “shut down” Wall Street, with plans to create a human…

17 Sep 11:43 AM 1 Read More...

Teen Charged in Chicago Bomb Plot Due in Court

HILLSIDE, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of trying to detonate a car bomb outside a Chicago bar is scheduled to appear in federal court.

Prosecutors say an undercover agent gave 18-year-old Adel Daoud of suburban Hillside a phony car bomb and watched him press the trigger.

Daoud is…

17 Sep 11:26 AM 1 Read More...

Chicago Teachers Strike to Continue

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago teachers union will continue its week-old strike in the nation’s third-largest city, keeping thousands of students out of class.

The union’s House of Delegates declined to vote on whether to end the strike Sunday after hearing details of a tentative contract agreement…

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