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A NAEP study of academic achievement in big cities showed only modest gains compared with 2011, but the picture has improved significantly during the past decade.
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China's aggressive moves figure largely in Japan's new defense strategy. Some worry about nationalism, too.
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The regime held a massive rally yesterday on the anniversary of Kim Jong-il's death, just days after the dramatic ouster of the late leader's brother-in-law.
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NASA has scheduled three 6-1/2-hour emergency spacewalks, starting Saturday, aimed at repairing a faulty cooling pump aboard the International Space Station.
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China's defense ministry confirmed and appeared to downplay the incident, but commentary in the state-run news agency took a more aggressive tone on who's to blame.
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A corruption probe believed to be instigated by a former ally of Prime Minister Erdogan netted several people with government ties yesterday. Today the government hit back.
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The US promised Tuesday to look into the arrest, on visa fraud charges, of India's deputy consul-general in New York, but the indignation and retaliation has yet to abate.
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The agenda for Obama and the tech execs included obvious issues, and some guests were no-brainers. But some may have had better political connections than industry bonafides.
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The UN has called for Europe to step up its efforts, but the EU's poorer nations say there are already more asylum seekers than they can handle.
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OK, most Democrats hate the budget deal, too, but more is at stake for Republicans. Thankfully for them, Senate rules will allow a vote for and, then, against the bill. Huh?
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Edward Snowden needs a place to go. If it's true that he still has as many as 1.5 million unreleased top-secret NSA documents, that could be a big bargaining chip.
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Fares on the long-subsidized Mexico City metro system jumped from 3 to 5 pesos this month, causing uproar among riders.