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The University of Virginia says three football players are charged with assaulting three men in an apartment, which is what led to their indefinite suspensions.
The victims of Saturday's mass shooting in Tucson ranged in age from 9 to 79.
Mark Twain wrote that "the difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter." A new edition of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" will try to find out if that holds true by replacing the N-word with "slave" in an effort not to offend readers.
In addition to an "education gap" in marriage, there is also a "faith gap," says the new State of Our Unions report on marriage.
Facing Republicans in a closed-door meeting 19 months ago, newly minted President Obama tried to end a philosophical debate over the size and scope of the stimulus with this simple admonition: "I won."
Two years after painting the electoral map blue and winning such conservative strongholds as Indiana and Virginia, President Obama has found his campaign travel efforts are confined mostly to the pre-Obama map that kept Democrats contained in the Northeast, Midwest and West Coast.
After being entirely shut out of New England in 2008, House Republicans are making the traditionally liberal region competitive this year — so much so that liberal icon Rep. Barney Frank is facing his strongest challenge in years and had to call former President Bill Clinton in to stump for him on the campaign trail.
At least once every generation someone writes another "major" biography of George Washington. Predictably, each new book claims to be the seal of the prophets, the one that finally reveals the "real" George Washington as we have never seen him
Anyone looking to understand the "lay of the land" in kindergarten-through-12th-grade education should look no further than James Ryan's outstanding "Five Miles Away, A World Apart." Mr. Ryan, an education scholar and law professor at the University of Virginia, makes the case that the education landscape is shaped most decisively by one feature: the persistence of the local school district, which is responsible for the school choices that parents make.