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  • Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, with state...

  • Anti-China group nabbed for planned Manila attacks

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Tuesday that they arrested three men linked to a group that was planning to set off firebombs at Manila's international airport and a major mall in the city to protest the government's alleged "soft" stance in its territorial...

  • Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother. The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was charged in a New South Wales state court last year with committing acts of...

  • Homicide charges for S. Korean soldiers over death

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials say South Korean military prosecutors are charging four soldiers with homicide over the hazing death of a young army conscript in April. The soldiers were previously charged with manslaughter. But prosecutors decided Tuesday on a more serious...

  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in US

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards: ___ ALABAMA The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since. Legislators introduced bills in 2013 and 2014 to repeal...

  • UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to...

  • British migrant rights activist faces Thai trial

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — A British human rights activist who investigated alleged abuses at a Thai fruit processing factory went on trial Tuesday in the first of a series of criminal lawsuits filed against him by the company. Natural Fruit Co. Ltd. is accusing activist Andy Hall of...

  • HOMELESS DAY ONE: Reasons for homelessness in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    a fuller picture They're often referred to as "the homeless," a term that paints a monolithic picture of a population whose only shared attribute is the lack of a permanent home. Each person has a unique story about becoming homeless, and Pikes Peak United Way has worked to give them...

  • HOMELESS DAY ONE: 3 Western U.S. cities decrease homeless populations

    The Gazette
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Three Western cities have seen sizable decreases in their overall homeless numbers, particularly in the chronic homeless population, and much of the credit is given to programs that follow a Housing First model. As the name implies, Housing First-type programs provide a stable home to...

  • UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to...

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