Yesterday I was looking out the window on an unseasonably warm December afternoon. The way it looked outside, with sun shining brightly and snow melting into little patches surrounded by grass reminded me of late spring.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring early childhood education "one of the best investments we can make," President Barack Obama on Wednesday followed up on a promise to expand early education opportunities for tens of thousands of children by announcing $1 billion in public-private spending on progr…
Its hard for me to even write about this because it brings up a lot of ick in me.
When you were in school, did you have a favorite subject? How about a subject you disliked? Were you just not really a “math person” or found yourself wishing you could avoid gym class?
WASHINGTON — Just why is American politics so dysfunctional?
“All Joy and No Fun:
WASHINGTON — We are awash in retrospectives of the “War on Poverty,” launched 50 years ago this month by Lyndon Johnson. A furious debate has developed between those (mostly liberals) who consider the war an important, if incomplete, triumph and those (mostly conservatives) who judge it a wa…
WASHINGTON — If you’re a conservative strongly opposed to abortion, shouldn’t you want to give all the help you can to women who want to bring their children into the world? In particular, wouldn’t you hope they’d get the proper medical attention during and after their pregnancy?
WASHINGTON -- The discouraging March employment report, with a job increase of only 88,000, raises questions well beyond the dreary state of today's labor market. Prolonged high unemployment may be silently shredding the social fabric in ways that last for decades. Even before the Great Rece…
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Substance Abuse Advisory Council wants to attack the problem of teenage drinking and drug use from every angle.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The sun shone and birds chirped as a light breeze rolled through Kendrick Park Monday morning. Award-winning author and Sheridan native Craig Johnson paused as he read from Mark Teague’s “How I Spent My Summer Vacation.”
WASHINGTON — In America, we believe that anyone can grow up to be anything.
WASHINGTON — It's good that conservatives are finally taking seriously the problems of inequality and declining upward mobility. It's unfortunate that they often evade the ways in which structural changes in the economy, combined with conservative policies, have made matters worse.
How often have you seen something like this?
The Maternal Child Health home visitation program through RiverStone Health offers a variety of family-focused services to pregnant women and families with infants and young kids.
Last year, the Otis-Keller family wouldn’t have had Christmas without Family Support Network.
HELENA -- Sarah Galison, 17, didn't lose sight of her hopes and dreams after becoming pregnant.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Producers of faith-based movies have a message for Hollywood studios: Make the movies and customers will pay to watch them.
Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller, a pediatrician from Walnut Creek, Calif., ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with stimulant medication.
Robert Strauss’ daughters are not superstar athletes. They will not win gold medals, nor will they ever appear on “SportsCenter.” But he’s written a book about them anyway.