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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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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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Twin bombings in Afghanistan's capital kill 38

Two large bombings near government offices in Afghanistan’s capital — not far from the gates of the American University of Afghanistan — killed at least 38 people Tuesday, including civilians and military personnel, officials said. 2016 WAS THE DEADLIEST YEAR ON RECORD FOR SUICIDE ATTACKS, ANALYSTS SAY Another 72 people were wounded in the attack, Public Health Ministry official Mohibullah ...

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Two-faced calf named Lucky dies at 108 days old

A photo provided by Brandy McCubbin, date not known, in Taylor County, Ky., shows a two-faced calf named Lucky, who died Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.  (Brandy McCubbin via AP) CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. –  A two-faced calf named Lucky has died in Kentucky after the family that treated her like a pet raised thousands of dollars to help her. The Lexington Herald-Leader ...

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Twins delivered minutes apart have different birth years

In a Jan. 1, 2017 photo, Brandon Shay, and his wife Holly of Glendale, Ariz., hold their new born twins at at Banner Hospital in Glendale. The couple welcomed their first son, Sawyer, right, into the world at 11:51 p.m. Saturday. Their second son, Everett, arrived one minute after midnight on Sunday. (Nick Oza/The Arizona Republic via AP) GLENDALE, Ariz. ...

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