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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:03

Lessons from a handful of the most viewed papers from the American Education Research Association last year.

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ISIS Man Who Beheaded Prisoners Identified As London Man By BBC

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:43

British security services have been aware of the man's identity, the BBC says, adding that "They chose not to disclose his name earlier for operational reasons."

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:24

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:24

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:47

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:47

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:45

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing-room crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:45

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing room-only crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:44

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:44

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:42

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:42

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers believe that when immigrant workers gain legal status, they tend to leave agriculture. Yet the evidence is disputed.

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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:08

The FCC is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes in the affirmative, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.

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Dentists Have No Right To Limit Who Can Whiten Your Teeth, Justices Say

Wed, 2015-02-25 18:40

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a North Carolina case that a board made up largely of dentists may not regulate whitening services.

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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:46

Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.

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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:46

Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.

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Obama: "I Am Absolutely Confident... We're Doing Right Thing' On Immigration

Wed, 2015-02-25 16:01

Speaking in Miami, Obama said his executive actions on immigration will ultimately be upheld by the court system. Still, Obama said, the only way to solve this permanently is through legislation.

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A Detroit Opera Celebrates Frida Kahlo's Life And Cooking

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:34

The Michigan Opera Theater is mounting a production in March of Frida. The city's Mexican restaurants are getting involved by honoring the Mexican artist's recipes and cooking with special menus.

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Morgan Stanley Agrees To $2.6 Billion Mortgage-Backed Securities Settlement

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:14

The settlement is the latest in a string tied to the mortgage practices that led to the housing bubble, which was mostly responsible for the great recession.

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High Court Leans Toward Religious Protection In Headscarf Case

Wed, 2015-02-25 13:44

Did Abercrombie & Fitch violate a prohibition against religious discrimination by not hiring a woman who wears a hijab? The company contends it just has a neutral policy against wearing caps.

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