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The Republican chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on Thursday released the final two pieces of his reform agenda, designed to replace the widely criticized and decade-old No Child Left Behind federal education law.
Disdain for President Obama's controversial new mandate that religious institutions pay for their workers' birth control emerged as a unifying rally cry at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington on Thursday, suggesting Republicans will hit the president hard on the issue during this year's presidential campaign.
People learned better when a key part of their brains got mild zaps of electricity, a finding that may someday help Alzheimer's patients keep more of their memories.
Boasting no color, no taste and no smell, the tap water from the Mount View-Edgewood Water Co. in Edgewood, Wash. (pop. 9,387) made a big splash, taking top honors Wednesday at the 13th annual national taste-test competition sponsored by the National Rural Water Association.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray acknowledged the missteps of his administration on Tuesday and pledged to regain his footing after a scandal-plagued first year in office that featured hiring missteps and allegations of nepotism and campaign payoffs.
The federal government ran a deficit for the 40th straight month in January, according to the latest estimate from Congress' scorekeeper, continuing a record streak that dates back to the end of the George W. Bush administration and covers every month President Obama has been in office.
Fisker Automotive, a maker of electric cars that received a half-billion-dollar loan from the federal government and millions more from Delaware economic development officials, says it has laid off workers in Delaware and California.
People rarely pick a fight with Dirty Harry. But Chrysler's "Halftime in America" ad featuring quintessential tough guy Clint Eastwood has generated fierce debate about whether it accurately portrays the country's most economically distressed city or amounts to a campaign ad for President Barack Obama and the auto bailouts.
A central component of President Obama's economic plan is an extension of the payroll-tax holiday, which is set to expire in the coming weeks. But is it really a holiday for taxpayers - or is it a holiday from the type of sound economic policy required to build a strong foundation for America's future?