In Virginia there is no Presidents' Day. It's legally only George Washington's birthday. How well do you know America's (often bogus) holidays?
A longer school day can help improve student test scores, closing the achievement gap. But critics question the cost of those additional hours.
On reflection, the Monitor's language columnist decides that bailout isn't a bad choice after all for 'Word of the Year.'
False rumors have tempered enthusiasm from this slice of the Democratic base.
Even some military lawyers opposed the techniques, according to congressional testimony this week.