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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their...

Obama touts expansion of program for minority boys

President Barack Obama announced a major expansion of his initiative to improve the lives of boys and young men of color, with educators, star athletes,...

Prosecutor to monitor for-profit college chain

Former federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has agreed to serve as an independent monitor of a troubled for‑profit education company serving 72,000 students that has agreed...

Judge OKs gay marriage in Florida Keys

A judge ruled that gays can marry in Florida's most gay‑friendly county, siding Thursday with same‑sex couples in the Florida Keys who challenged a voter‑approved...

New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. The expanded rules adopted...

Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers

Pregnant women have new protections against on‑the‑job discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated 30-year‑old guidelines to make clear that any form of workplace...

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Teacher Michael Coughlin sometimes learns about his students' harrowing trips across the border alone and what they left behind from the essays they write. Other...

School officials try healthier cafeteria options

Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre‑sliced vegetable packets were on the menu Monday as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in...

Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing...