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American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

More States Grant In-State Tuition To Immigrants

Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers University, the state’s flagship public college.

02/01/2014

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Airports In States With Legalized Marijuana Have Trouble Stopping Passengers From Carrying On Weed

Among the many oddities that have arisen from marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado is this: It can be easier to get through airport security with a bag of weed than a bottle of water.

01/30/2014

International observers confirm that Iran has begun powering down its enriched uranium project. (KAZEM GHANE/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran, U.S., Europe Start Implementing Nuclear Deal

Iran has begun to curb its atomic work in exchange for easing of international sanctions.

01/21/2014

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Star-Spangled Banner, Song to be Joined in D.C.

The original, handwritten manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the flag that inspired the song’s lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, the first time the historic pieces are believed to have been shown side by side.

01/08/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and his daughters Malia (C) and Sasha (L) walk across the South Lawn of the White House after arriving by Marine One January 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama returns from a two-week holiday in Hawaii.  (credit: Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Daughters Back in D.C. After Hawaii Vacation

The 15-day Hawaiian holiday vacation is over for President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.

01/05/2014

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113th Congress: Least Popular and Least Productive

Lawmakers passed a mere 55 substantive bills in its first year.

12/26/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

D.C. Customers Can Get Insurance After Deadline

District of Columbia residents who miss Monday’s deadline to enroll in health plans through the city’s insurance exchange will still have an opportunity to obtain coverage effective Jan. 1, the director of the health exchange said.

12/23/2013

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Senate Approves Budget Deal, Goes To President Next For Approval

A budget spending plan has been approved by the Senate and is awaiting the signature of President Barack Obama for final approval.

12/18/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Politics Color Governors’ Decisions On Medicaid

Partisan politics are coloring governors’ decisions about whether to expand Medicaid in their states, affecting billions of dollars and thousands of low-income people.

12/14/2013

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President Obama Cites Newtown Anniversary In Call For Change

On the anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six school workers in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama says the nation hasn’t done enough to make its communities safer.

12/14/2013

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