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Surprise! Obama Crashes White House Briefing for College Students
President Obama interrupted the briefing to talk about Pay As You Earn.
What Jeb Bush's Education Policy Means For You
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush , in an apparent homage to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr ., has released his education policy, calling it “the civil rights issue of our time.” The former Florida governor plans to reform the financing system by modifying current college savings
President Obama Talks Health Care and Basketball in Twitter Q&A
President Obama took to Twitter today to answer questions as part of his post-State of the Union visit to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The president's social media outreach was "part of his effort to engage with Americans about the real progress the American people have made to move our country forward,
Dabo Swinney overcame pain and poverty to be on the cusp of history
PELHAM, Ala. -- Carol McIntosh still remembers what she noticed when she cradled her third son for the first time in a hospital bed more than 46 years ago. "He was holding his hands up in fists," McIntosh said. "I knew he was going to be a fighter." Indeed, William Christopher Swinney came into the
Democratic Candidates Debate How to Lower Cost of College Education
Democratic candidates discuss how to reduce the amount of student debt facing Americans at the ABC News Democratic debate.
Great Grandmother, 89, Receives Bachelor's Degree for First Time
Those who don’t attend college at a younger age understand that there’s always time to go back and get a degree. One great-grandmother took that mantra to heart when she received her bachelor’s degree at the age of 89. Betty Reilly, who has 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren,
Congress Is Back to Work: Everything You Need To Know
Congress is back to work today and is rushing headfirst into a series of critical votes and treacherous deadlines, including the Iran agreement, another possible government shutdown and a bill to keep highway projects from stalling. Here’s a look at what’s ahead: IRAN DEAL: WILL OBAMA HAVE TO USE
The Note: Donald Trump's Next Move
NOTABLES --TRUMP RE-CONSIDERING THIRD-PARTY PLEDGE: Donald Trump may soon do what Republican leaders have been asking the billionaire candidate to do -- pledge not to run as an independent candidate for president, a senior Trump adviser told ABC's JONATHAN KARL. Trump refused to take that pledge at
What to know: Student-athlete compensation
Last August, a federal judge ruled against the NCAA in the O'Bannon case, contending that the NCAA broke antitrust laws and that football and men's basketball players were entitled to compensation for the use of their names, images and likenesses on broadcasts. U.S. District Court Judge Claudia
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Says Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Know Concerns of 'Real Americans'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a swipe at Hillary Clinton today, saying he doubts whether the Democratic presidential candidate knows the concerns of "real Americans." Christie, who hasn't entered the presidential race , said Clinton's speech during her campaign rally Saturday in New York City