Astronauts Awarded Congressional Gold Medals


Four astronauts were awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. The decoration is awarded to an individual or individuals who perform an…read more

St. Louis Teachers Discuss Dropout Crisis


Over 100 educators from St. Louis gathered for a teacher town hall to discuss the dropout epidemic and the challenges they face in the classroom.…read more

Strike Aims to Close Businesses, Schools


Thousands of protesters joined with the Occupy Oakland movement in a general strike aimed at shutting down schools, banks, corporations and the city’s busy port.…read more

Scientists on the Cusp of Having Malaria Vaccine


Each year, malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease, kills nearly 800,000 people. Many of them the youngest children in Africa. But the quest for the world’s…read more

Alabama’s Immigration Law: Impacts on the Rise


Alabama’s new immigration law known as HB-56, which was recently upheld by a federal judge, is starting to have an economic and social impact in…read more

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