The University of Minnesota Law School's Institute on Race and Poverty evaluated the success of the rebuilding the New Orleans public school system fails to adequately provide equal educational opportunity to all New Orleans students
NOGALES, Arizona (AP) -- The fence rises from the rock and hardscrabble of the desert floor, a formidable 15 foot high (4.5-meter high) curtain of corrugated metal that stretches into the mirage of heat and distance. Newer sections feature 20 foot (6 meter) high steel columns, deeply planted, narrowly spaced, so no human slips between.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The kidney inside Jackie Chatmon -- the one that works -- was inside her best friend less than three months ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate on Thursday killed a move by presidential rival John McCain to send an additional 6,000 troops to the U.S-Mexico border.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Masked men defending a reputed drug lord sought by the United States torched a police station and traded gunfire with security forces in a patchwork of barricaded slums in Jamaica's capital Sunday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The Rev. Kenneth Glasgow, a Dothan minister, said state and local officials continue to provide erroneous information about which felonies disqualify people to vote in the state and which ones don't.