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Common Core Critics Are Loud But Losing

The nationwide pushback against the education standards hasn't been very successful.

Medicare Deal Delays But Deepens Hospital Cuts

The law Obama signed Thursday marks the third time in three years that cuts to safety-net hospitals have been pushed back but the first time the amount of cuts has increased.

Aging Behind Bars

America's prison population has aged significantly, increasing the costs of incarceration. These four inmates show just some of the challenges older inmates bring.

How Cities Lose Millions in Federal Funds

A new report examines the ways in which struggling cities mismanage federal grants and offers ideas for fixing it.

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