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Schools Told To Stop Barring Kids Based on Immigration Status

Two members of the Obama Cabinet issued a firm reminder to America's schools that all children are entitled to a public education regardless of their immigration status.<p>Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that despite "guidance" to schools in 2011 …

Education

UN: Crimes Against Humanity In South Sudan

By Michelle Nichols<p>UNITED NATIONS, May 8 (Reuters) - The United Nations accused both government and rebel forces in South Sudan on Thursday of committing crimes against humanity, including murder, rape and other sexual violence, during almost five months of fighting that has left thousands of …

Dover Air Force Base lockdown lifted, no shooter

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — An order for people at an Air Force base here to shelter in place was lifted Thursday, about 3½ hours after reports surfaced of a possible shooter.<p>Dover Air Force Base was on lockdown since 11 a.m. ET after someone reported seeing a person running toward a building on …

Somalia food crisis: 50,000 children 'at death's door'

Failing rains, severe malnourishment, enduring conflict and poor sanitation have left Somalia facing a humanitarian crisis, with 50,000 children "at death's door" and 2.9 million Somalis at risk of hunger, a coalition of aid agencies has warned.<p>Twenty-three charities – including World Vision, …

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Social Worker Doubts Olympian's Court Outbursts Are an Act

Oscar Pistorius' former probation officer, who saw him a day after the killing, does not believe the double amputee Olympian is putting on an act by …

After 10 Years Behind Bars, A Wrongfully Convicted Man Fights for What's His | The Takeaway | WNYC

Dwayne Provience was wrongfully convicted and spent almost 10 years in prison before being freed. He was awarded a $5 million settlement, but then …

Crime

#BringBackOurGirls: Celebrities Support Bid To Rescue 276 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

Celebrities are calling for the return of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Islamic militant group, Boko Haram, by showing their …