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EDUCATION SEC HEARING DeVos voices support for public school alternatives

Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos voiced strong support for public school alternatives at her confirmation hearing Tuesday, telling senators that “parents no longer believe that a one-size-fits-all model of learning fits the needs of every child.” DeVos told the Senate Health, Education and Pensions Committe that she would be “a strong advocate for great public schools” if confirmed, but added ...

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German court decides against ban of Neo-Nazi party

The judges of the German Constitutional Court, from left, Christine Langenfeld, Doris Koenig, Monika Hermanns, Peter Mueller, presiding judge Andreas Vosskuhle, Peter M. Huber, Sibylle Kessal-Wulf and Ulrich Maidowski announce that they rejected a bid of banning the far-right NPD party in Karlsruhe, southern Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Pool Photo via AP) Germany’s top court Tuesday rejected a ...

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6 ways to cozy up this winter

By Melisa LaBancz-Bleasdale Published January 10, 2017  (My Sweet Savannah/Houzz)  (Andrea Braund Home Staging & Design/Houzz)  (Castro Design Studio/Houzz) It’s the time of year when the crisp evening air gives way to frosted morning windowpanes. It’s a season of get-togethers, hopefulness, wonder and warmth. At least it should be. If you’re not feeling the whole warm winter mood, perhaps you ...

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Alabama official: Teen with BB gun held hostages near school

Police tape surrounds the Alabama Credit Union building after reports of a hostage standoff, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. A group of hostages was freed, unharmed, and a man with a gun was arrested Tuesday at the credit union branch near the University of Alabama, police said. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) ...

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Best milk substitutes

Whether you’re lactose intolerant, vegan, or just looking to switch up your milk routine, nondairy milk alternatives can offer healthy nutrition profiles and different flavors to keep things interesting. What is Nondairy Milk, Anyway? Nondairy milks can be made from things like beans, nuts, and seeds through a process of grinding and squashing to extract the liquid from these nutritious sources. ...

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Tatum: Check out my nude wife

Channing Tatum, left, and Jenna Dewan Tatum arrive at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Channing Tatum is an over-sharer. On Sunday, the hunky actor, 36, opened the doors of his bedroom to share a naked photo of his wife, Jenna Dewan Tatum, lying ...

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