A US judge granted German homeschoolers asylum in January after ruling they faced persecution in Germany, where the practice is punishable with fines or imprisonment. The US Home School Legal Defense Association says other German families are exploring political asylum in the US.
03/02/2010 11:23 am
Olympics blog Closing ceremony Vancouver Olympics: Bill Demong leads the most successful US Winter Olympic team in history
In the closing ceremony at the Vancouver Olympics tonight, Bill Demong, who won America's first gold medal in Nordic Combined, will head the most successful US Winter Olympic team in history. NBC-TV coverage of the closing ceremony starts at 8 pm EST.
02/28/2010 06:49 pm
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How much government growth is too much government growth?
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Quirky, comical essays explore the relationship between Russian literature and life.
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The ground-breaking DNA study not only proved that King Tut wasn't murdered. It marks a new chapter in the application of modern science to ancient history.
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