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Republicans Plot an Immigration Fight

With a deadline looming next month, the GOP will find out if its new power is enough to undo President Obama's executive actions.<p>Republicans won't have to wait long to find out exactly how much power their new Senate majority gives them in Washington.<p>Keeping a promise they made at the end of last …

John Boehner
Cuba

The Business-School Deficit

Students don't always come out of management programs as entrepreneurs, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.<p>The notion that business school can be a launching pad for budding entrepreneurs becomes catchier with every dinky startup that becomes a multibillion-dollar business. So catchy, in fact, …

Entrepreneurship

Duolingo For Schools Is Free, And It May Change The EdTech Market

Duolingo for schools offers a window into the future of education technology. It shows us how interactive digital technologies can be used to create a more equitable educational landscape, not just in the U.S., but globally. It reminds us why we all bought into these networked technologies in the …

Education Technology

Slaughter and satire: Understanding what Charlie Hebdo really stood for

Yes, the Paris attack was a direct assault on freedom — and it must not be used as a justification for tyranny<p>Editors and cartoonists at the ruthlessly satirical and staunchly anti-religious French weekly Charlie Hebdo knew they were inviting the hatred of zealots. They had undoubtedly become …

Paul Ryan Needs A Reality Check On Obamacare

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday that Democrats who touted the successes of the Affordable Care Act need to have their brains examined. Recent data on Obamacare, however, suggests that the Wisconsin Republican is the one who could use a reality check.<p>"The proponents of the Obamacare law on the …

Airbus

Supreme Court Ruling Against Obamacare Would Take Insurance From Millions: Reports

Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>A Supreme Court ruling that strikes down federal subsidies for health insurance would pull coverage away from millions of people who have it now and send premiums …

Health Care

Obama wants community college to be free

Free education "for those willing to work for it."<p>That's what President Obama announced Friday in a bid to make the first two years of community college free for "responsible" students.<p>The president announced the proposal at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tenn., a significant …

College & University

President Obama uses Facebook and Vine to preview his free college plan

President Barack Obama is previewing parts of his State of the Union address in a bid to drum up support ahead of the big speech, and his latest effort is breaking some ground -- both in the policy <i>and</i> how he's presenting it. The head of state took to Facebook, Twitter and Vine to unveil a proposal …

5 Ultimate Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

Are you a young entrepreneur who has started your own business, or are toying with an idea of starting one?<p>I knew since I was 16 that I wanted to work for myself. I have a strong personality and have a difficult time having someone tell me what to do (very different from people assisting me and …