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  1. Divided by Zero Schools drop controversial punishment policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Fox News

    So-called "zero tolerance" is out and grownup discretion is back in at schools around the country, after years of policies that punished children for everything from playing cops and robbers at recess to chewing a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun. Educators from New York to Los Angeles and at numerous districts in between are rethinking policies intended to render classroom justice blind, but which produced dozens of cases in which kids as young as kindergarten paid dearly for behavior that would have been addressed by a simple scolding in a different era.


  2. Making a 'Mistake': Obama warns Russia over its aid to Assad regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Fox News

    Sept. 11, 2015: President Barack Obama gives a thumbs up as he takes a question from a service member in Afghanistan, on screen at right, during a town hall with service members at Fort Meade, Md. President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday against doubling down on sending support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, casting recent buildup of Russian military equipment and personnel in Syria in an effort to help prop up the embattled leader.


  3. Chicago police allow independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2015 | Fox News

    The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police nationwide face scrutiny about how they treat minorities. The agreement that calls for increased public disclosure and more officer training follows a scathing March 2015 report from the ACLU of Illinois that found Chicago officers disproportionately targeted blacks and other racial minorities in hundreds of thousands of stop, question and frisk encounters.


  4. Slingshot rewriting the lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Fox News

    The federal government says the new three-wheel speed demon is a motorcycle, but the states have their own ideas. California lets you operate it with a driver's license; New York requires a motorcycle or specific three-wheel endorsement; Maryland just says no, for now.


  5. Pluto Unveiled Nasa releases stunning flyby pics of dwarf planetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Fox News

    "We have got a whole bunch of high-resolution observations safely on the spacecraft," said New Horizons' Geology, Geophysics and Imaging Team Leader John Spencer, during a press conference at Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, which is managing the mission. "We're now focusing on small details on this amazing world."


  6. Miss USA contestants take stage in 64th annual pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Fox News

    Women from across the country Sunday took the stage to vie for the title of Miss USA in a decades-old beauty pageant of dazzling dresses and sexy swimsuits that has been dogged this year by comments made by Donald Trump bashing Mexican immigrants. The pageant co-owned by Trump is taking place Sunday evening in Baton Rouge for the second year in a row.


  7. The battle for control of the human breast milk industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Fox News

    It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15 times more than coffee.


  8. Are high school exit exams necessary? More states are saying noRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Fox News

    Students in Mississippi, for example, no longer are required to pass all their final tests in order to receive a diploma. "This option gives students another way to demonstrate that they have mastered their course work without making the requirements for graduation contingent upon the outcome of any one particular test," said John Kelly, chairman of the Mississippi Department of Education.


  9. Senate rejects proposal to negotiate with House on DHS funding, issue goes back to BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Fox News

    The Senate on Monday rejected a House measure for the chambers to meet and negotiate on a funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that included immigration provisions -- sending the long-lasting crisis back to the GOP-led lower chamber. The vote to close debate on the issue in the GOP-led Senate was 47-43, with the chamber's Republican leaders failing to get all 54 members and at least six Democrats to vote with them to cross the 60-vote threshold for passage.


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