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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - Office For Civil Rights
The Obama administration pretty much told colleges and universities around the nation on Friday to ignore the Supreme Court – that affirmative action should be used whenever and wherever possible to determine which applicants are accepted for enrollment.
In Seattle, it may soon be illegal for government officials to use the terms "brown bag" and "citizens" in official city documents and discussions.
As federal investigators launch a probe of Penn State University, the school could face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines for its handling of alleged sexual abuse scandal involving former coach Jerry Sandusky.