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Joseph Soares, chairman of the department of sociology at Wake Forest University, sits in his office on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Soares is disappointed that university leaders have yet to give a meaningful response after a series of anonymous and threatening emails were sent to his department last September. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)
January 25, 2020 - 10:21 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Three months after a set of anonymous, threatening, racist, antisemitic and homophobic emails sent a wave of fear through the sociology department at Wake Forest University, the department chairman says he's still waiting for university leaders to announce a meaningful...
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This July 31, 2019 photo shows Stillwater Christian School parents Jeri Anderson and Kendra Espinoza at Woodland Park in Kalispell, Mont. The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 in a dispute over a Montana scholarship program for private K-12 education that also makes donors eligible for up to $150 in state tax credits. Advocates on both sides say the outcome could be momentous because it could lead to efforts in other states to funnel taxpayer money to religious schools. (Casey Kreider/The Daily Inter Lake via AP)
January 18, 2020 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states. The justices will hear arguments Wednesday in a dispute over a Montana scholarship...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 18, 2020 - 8:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states. The justices will hear arguments Wednesday in a dispute over a Montana scholarship...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, one of seven scheduled Democratic candidates participating in a public education forum, makes opening remarks, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Pittsburgh. Topics at the event planned for discussion ranged from student services and special education to education equity and justice issues. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
December 14, 2019 - 5:12 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates pledged to boost funding for public schools, increase teacher salaries and reduce college debt at a Saturday forum that cast a rare spotlight on education, an issue that has received only passing attention in recent debates. The event was billed...
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In this still frame image taken from video provided by the Texas Rangers and recorded on Sept. 8, 2016, armed law enforcement officers move through a hallway at Alpine High School in Alpine, Texas, while responding to a shooting at the school. A Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent was wounded during the response after a gun carried by U.S. Marshal Douglas Mullens, upper-right, accidentally discharged. (Courtesy of Texas Rangers via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 1:22 am
SEATTLE (AP) — As the country looks for ways to deal with mass shootings at schools, some have responded by saying more people should carry guns, including teachers. “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” President Donald Trump told the National Rifle Association...
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George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley gives an opening statement as he testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 04, 2019 - 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House hearings on the impeachment of President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A law professor and witness for the Republicans is explaining to lawmakers why he thinks impeaching President Donald Trump would be wrong. Jonathan Turley teaches at George...
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George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley gives an opening statement as he testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 04, 2019 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House hearings on the impeachment of President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Four law school professors are giving lessons on American history and presidential politics as they testify in the House impeachment inquiry. Several of the experts say they...
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Police detain an anti-government demonstrator during a nationwide strike in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Colombia's main union groups and student activists called for a strike to protest the economic policies of Colombian President Ivan Duque government and a long list of grievances. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
November 21, 2019 - 7:21 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque and hoping to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent took the streets by the tens of thousands Thursday in one of the biggest protests in the nation’s recent history. Students, teachers and labor union organizers...
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Protesters march in an anti-government demonstration in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Colombians angry with conservative President Ivan Duque hoped to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as they took to the streets Thursday with a long list of grievances, from persistent economic inequality to violence against social activists. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
November 21, 2019 - 5:03 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque hoped to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as they took to the streets by the tens of thousands on Thursday with a long list of grievances, from persistent economic inequality to violence against social...
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Protesters march in an anti-government demonstration in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Colombians angry with conservative President Ivan Duque hoped to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as they took to the streets Thursday with a long list of grievances, from persistent economic inequality to violence against social activists. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
November 21, 2019 - 2:42 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque hoped to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as they took to the streets by the tens of thousands on Thursday with a long list of grievances, from persistent economic inequality to violence against social...
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