LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As the partial government shutdown rolls on, programs that rely on federal money are feeling the strain — and so are the people who depend on their services. For 16-year-old […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police say a group of workers were robbed at gunpoint at a Habitat for Humanity site where former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to tour in Oakland. The Oakland Tribune […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans’ attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race, with whites significantly less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living. Indeed, optimism […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed President George H.W. Bush to the White House on Monday in a salute to public service and to the drive for volunteerism that the 41st president inspired with […]
(AP) — It was an offer President Barack Obama couldn’t refuse. “You’re welcome to try this out if you like,” the Oakland Park, Fla., high school student said. With that, a president who often laments a lifestyle that denies him the pleasure of driving eagerly hopped on.
WASHINGTON (AP) — High school dropouts are costing some $1.8 billion in lost tax revenue every year, education advocates said in a report released Monday.