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A new index measures which colleges have the most economically diverse student bodies — and charge the least to lower-income students.
Robert A. McDonald, the new secretary of Veterans Affairs, said it would be difficult, but the department needed to hire “tens of thousands” of doctors, nurses and clinicians to reduce wait times.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the secretary of health and human services, said that she would emphasize improving the management and operation of the site.
Zalmay Khalilzad, a former American ambassador, is suspected of tax evasion and money laundering, and his wife’s accounts in Austria have been frozen, a magazine reported.
Ms. Niven’s groundbreaking books helped revive public interest in Carl Sandburg, Edward Steichen and Thornton Wilder.
Pennsylvania is an example of a big problem for Democrats in winning the House: the clustering of their voters around cities.
SWAT teams, created to quell unrest in Los Angeles in the 1960s, are the principal beneficiaries of heavy-duty military equipment from the federal government.
The two former presidents exchanged compliments in Washington on Monday as part of an initiative involving four presidential libraries.
If your student is unhappy, do you encourage the child to advocate for a different schedule, regardless of the official word on allowable changes?
Sunday dinner is burrito bowls, but Sunday is also shopping and preparation day for making things easier the rest of the week.
The Obama administration is preparing to carry out a phased campaign requiring a sustained effort that could last until after President Obama has left office, according to officials.
If there is any plausibly competitive state where we have a clear sense of the race, it is Kentucky. Prospects do not look good for the challenger.
The automaker’s directors were caught off guard by the extent of the problems that led to the recall of millions of vehicles, but their chairman says they are now “very much involved” in the situation.
At the stadium known as Mile High, some fans enjoy legal marijuana as they tailgate, though the N.F.L. and the Broncos have taken a position of disapproval.
The airstrikes were aimed at stopping militants from seizing the Haditha Dam and preventing the possibility of floodwaters flowing toward Baghdad.
Harvard’s president said the gift by the Morningside Foundation would give the school a stable financial base and the ability to give students more financial aid while expanding programs in several fields.
For Democratic candidates, the system overhaul has taken center stage in a primary that has become one of the most divisive in the country.
Two innocent men were sent to death row while a serial sex offender who lived less than 100 yards from the crime scene was never seriously pursued as a suspect.
The senior housing industry is preparing to serve a wave of residents who expect more than mush on their plates.
The owner of the Atlanta Hawks approached team executives with his thoughts about how to attract more white fans.