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Results of a key international assessment of 15-year-old students around the world show no improvement for the U.S.
I am a second-generation American. My maternal grandparents emigrated from Italy, and my paternal grandparents from Austria, at the turn of the last century. Most Americans are aware of the rigorous screening that was undertaken in admitting new emigres to our country. The purpose was to protect the American population from carriers of disease as well as to keep it safe from criminal elements and those who would become a burden to our citizenry ("Is there a moral approach to immigration reform?" Commentary, Nov. 27).
Her publicist said in an email Wednesday that along with a mild strain in the same knee Vonn hurt in a high-speed fall at the world championships in February, she has "minor facial abrasions" and a bruised shoulder blade. What was not immediately clear: When Vonn might be able to compete and how Tuesday's injuries might affect her Olympic hopes.
A U.S. Neo-Nazi group called the National Socialist Movement rallied outside of a Kansas City, Mo., courthouse over the weekend in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, "The Night of Broken Glass," when Nazi forces terrorized and torched Jewish towns and neighborhoods in Germany and parts of Austria, killing 500 Jews.
Israel's Holocaust memorial on Sunday commemorated the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, "the night of broken glass," when Nazi forces terrorized and torched Jewish towns and neighborhoods in Germany and parts of Austria, killing 500 Jews.
Germans across the country are commemorating the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht — the night of broken glass — during which the Nazis staged a wave of attacks on Jews in Germany and Austria.
On Nov. 9, 1938, Nazis attacked Jewish communities in three countries. Seventy-five years later, families pass down the story of Kristallnacht — the chaotic "night of broken glass" that ushered in the Holocaust — as a warning and a plea.
Hollywood action star and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been quietly lobbying key politicos for a legal loophole or a constitutional change that would clear the path for him to run for president in 2016.
Nine countries have already joined host nation Brazil in next year's World Cup and more will secure their places when qualifying resumes across the globe from Friday.