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On average, preschool teachers are paid less than mail-order clerks, tree trimmers and pest control workers. And if they switched to teach kindergarten — in many states, their salaries would double.
June 14, 2016
The young eco-activist is from Fiji, where rising sea levels and record cyclones are rattling the populace.
June 14, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr.'s hoped to combat racism and housing discrimination during the Chicago Freedom Movement, but fifty years later, did the movement have the impact he hoped it would?
June 14, 2016
Events were held from California to Pennsylvania, from Alaska to the Stonewall Inn in New York.
June 14, 2016
Lucy Flores was among the first endorsements Sanders made earlier this year, and his fundraising plea helped the former Nevada legislator raise over $600,000 for her competitive Democratic primary.
June 14, 2016
This year's primaries have been filled with complaints about the voting process. The controversies raise questions about how confident Americans are that their votes will count in November.
June 14, 2016
Davontae Sanford spent nearly nine years in prison for crimes he never committed. But his release was almost stopped because of an unpaid bill he owed for his public defender.
June 14, 2016
With all-around star forward Draymond Green suspended and center Andrew Bogut downed by an injury in the second half, the Warriors couldn't muster the muscle to drop the Cavaliers and take the series.
June 13, 2016
Even though the "birther" issue has long since faded, Trump has continued to subtly question whether Obama is a Christian — and he was back at it in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre.
June 13, 2016
The shop owner says Omar Mateen, who carried out the deadly rampage at the Pulse nightclub, passed a full background check and could have bought guns anywhere.
June 13, 2016
The action is the latest in a string of moves Trump's campaign has made in denying credentials to news outlets that, in the mind of the billionaire businessman, have not treated him fairly.
June 13, 2016
The AR-15 has been the weapon of choice in some recent high-profile mass killings. It shoots accurately and tends to come with a high-capacity magazine.
June 13, 2016
Some see the shooters as seeking maximum publicity. Others say the Islamic State is inspiring terrorist attacks in the U.S. and in Europe, and needs to be routed as quickly as possible.
June 13, 2016
The United States has had many devastating mass killings. But modern mass shootings have a emerged as a category all their own.
June 13, 2016
A few months ago, health officials published a map that made it look like a big part of the U.S. was at high risk for Zika. Now they've released a new map that paints a very different picture.
June 13, 2016
"The only reason the killer was in America in the first place is because we allowed his family to come here," Trump said.
June 13, 2016
Since the tragic attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, many queer Muslims have spoken out about living at the intersection of two marginalized identities. Here's what some folks had to say.
June 13, 2016
We rounded up some of the sharpest, most poignant reactions to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
June 13, 2016
The court ruled Monday that a Puerto Rican law to restructure its debt goes against the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Now it's up to Congress to help the island.
June 13, 2016
Clinton laid out options including enhanced intelligence sharing, additional training for first responders, and more aggressive international efforts to freeze terrorists' resources.
June 13, 2016

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