U.S. News


Sandy Hook vigils mourn victims, vow action

Candlelight vigils were held nationwide mourning the victims of the Dec. 14 massacre. They promised hope for a national conversation and vows for action on mental health care and gun control.


"Won't Back Down" draws controversy

The soon-to-be-released film "Won't Back Down" is already drawing criticism from teacher and public school advocates.


Court bars much of Georgia and Alabama anti-immigrant laws

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit found that a section of Alabama's law interferes with children's constitutional right to education.


NEA meets; Biden blasts GOP as anti-public education

Republicans - presumed presidential nominee Mitt Romney included - have become anti-public education, Democratic Vice President Joseph Biden says.


Today in history: Birthday of Julia Lathrop

Today in history: Birthday of Julia Lathrop, social reformer in the area of education, social policy, and children's welfare.


Penn State officials kept secret file on Sandusky, CNN reports

High-ranking officials at Penn State are accused of having kept a secret file containing allegations that Jerry Sandusky was acting inappropriately.


Families to Bloomberg: don't cut our kids

Under the banner "A Better New York for All," City Councilor Jackson set the tone for the day: "Youth services is our number one priority. We are going to fight tooth and nail until the cuts are restored."


Letter carriers kick off publicity for 20th annual food drive

With less than a month to go before the big day, the Letter Carriers are kicking off nationwide publicity for the union's 20th annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive.


The Republicans' pizza problem

Actually it's not the pizza. It's the tomato paste on the pizza. Do the Republicans have a thing about veggies?


Evangelicals: Alabama's immigration law is anti-Christian, anti-American

National evangelical leaders who recently visited Alabama as part of an "emergency delegation" are denouncing the state's new anti-immigrant law.

1 2 3 4 5