The Justice Department is trying to stop a school vouchers program in Louisiana that attempts to help families send their children to independent schools instead of under-performing public schools. The
In a rare interview, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she plans to stay on the court, no matter who is president. Ginsburg, 80 and the leader of the court's liberal wing, spoke to The New
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday that the civil rights struggle of the future will be improving the U.S. education system. “The next great civil rights fight is really about making sure that every
If Republicans are going to retake the U.S. Senate in 2014, their path runs through Arkansas. The state's two-term Democratic senator, Mark Pryor, is often called the Senate's most vulnerable incumbent.
Editor's Note: This report is part of a series at The Takeaway about voting around the country. Read and hear more at "The Uncertain Future of The Voting Rights Act." The state of Texas prides itself its
India's lower house of parliament has passed a controversial Food Security Bill that aims to provide subsidised food to two-thirds of the population. Under the plan, which still needs to be approved by