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On Friday, the House of Representatives voted to keep interest rates for Stafford student loans down by tapping into funds from the health care reform law — despite the threat of a veto from President Obama. We’ll have more on that debate, deeply divided along party lines, on Friday’s NewsHour broadcast.
As the co-founder of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest philanthropic organization, Melinda Gates has spent decades looking at the challenges and potential solutions to the problems facing America’s education system. The foundation controls over $30 billion, which its staff uses to pursue the goal of giving every child an equal opportunity to [...]
MediaShift Thu May. 03, 2012 With the rise of photo tools on social media, many questions have emerged for web users: Should you post your pictures on under a Creative Commons license? And what does Facebook’s purchase of Instagram mean for the photo-sharing world? Continue
Mitt Romney got a stark reminder Tuesday of just how difficult it is to run against an incumbent president who has command of the bully pulpit. Appearing alongside former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Romney earned headlines early in the day by saying any American would have given the order to kill Osama bin Laden, keeping a [...]
Transcript JEFFREY BROWN: For more, we go to Craig Whitlock, a Pentagon correspondent for The Washington Post, and retired Army Colonel Bob Killebrew. He served in Vietnam and is now a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, a think tank. Craig Whitlock, what more have you learned about this incident, what the [...]