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Latest Peace Corps Items
A well-designed "gap year" between high school and college can help students make the most of college once they get there.
The Peace Corps says it will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.
Gay or lesbian domestic partners who want to serve together in the Peace Corps may start applying for assignments this summer.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews blasted Marco Rubio's State of the Union rebuttal Tuesday night as "primitive" and "something you'd hear on a high school debating team."
The Girl Scouts are preparing to celebrate "World Thinking Day" in February. Parents, hold on to your pocketbooks.
They've studied in countries from Ghana to China, speak languages from Zulu to Mandarin, and count everything from West African drumming to firefighting among their talents.
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday morning, killing up to 15 people, according to preliminary reports from the country's president.
A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed Wednesday, killing one worker and trapping at least two others in the rubble, officials said. One of the workers was rescued, but there was too much debris around the other to immediately get him out.
The central character in Paul Theroux's "The Lower River" is a man who ran a high-end men's shop in Medford, Mass., for many years, It stocked Scottish tweeds, argyle socks and even "Tyrolean hats in velour, with a twist of feathers in the hatband." Hock's was the sort of place "where clerk and customer discussed the color of a tie, the style of a suit, the drape of a coat."