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Republican Presidential Debate
GOP presidential candidates meet head to head in the last debate before the New Hampshire primary.
Ted Cruz Vows to Undue Obama's Executive Actions 'With a Strike of a Pen'
The Republican candidates castigate the president for his use of executive overreach during the GOP debate.
Obama Signs Fast-Track Trade Bill
After much arm-twisting and cajoling of his own party, President Obama signed legislation giving him sweeping authority to negotiate trade terms with the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Gov. Chris Christie Was for Common Core, Before He Was Against It
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have won points with conservatives when he announced Thursday he was pulling his state out of the federal Common Core education standards, but his concerns about the program don’t appear consistent with his two-term record on the program, according to an
PayPal's Peter Thiel Says He's Betting on Google to Beat Apple
Every entrepreneur has aspirations of creating and cashing in on the next Facebook, Google or maybe SpaceX . But only a handful -- like venture capitalist Peter Thiel ,47, -- actually do. In his new book, "Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future," Thiel says the secret to making
Vic Wild wins second gold in Sochi
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- They're wild about snowboarding in Russia now. All it took was a fuzzy faced, fired-up native from the western U.S. to do it. American by birth, Russian by marriage and by choice, Vic Wild completed a historic sweep of the Olympic snowboard parallel slalom events to give
Affordable College on Obama's Education Agenda
President Obama speaks about high-quality pre-K programs and teaching real-world skills in high school.
Obama on Economy: 'Government Can't Stand on the Sidelines in Our Efforts'
U.S. president pushes Republicans in Congress to offer solid ideas to help implement Obamacare
Colbert Reveals How Textbooks Saved Him From Torture
Education Secretary Arne Duncan appeared on the Colbert Report Tuesday evening where he stressed the importance of both preschool and post-secondary education to host Stephen Colbert. “Why do you want to take our children away from us when they are at their most adorable?” the comedian quipped
Obama's Plan To Make College More Affordable
President Barack Obama on Thursday called for sweeping higher-education reforms that aim to make college more affordable. The president proposed changing the way colleges get federal aid, encouraging institutions to use technology and online learning to make courses more accessible, and capping