Obama to increase federal control over school spending

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN)The Obama administration is considering a major last-minute policy shift that could force hundreds of school districts to cut spending at well-financed elementary and secondary schools and more…

PM commits to Brexit vote in Parliament

by -NO AUTHOR- -- London (CNN)British Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to placing a final Brexit deal to a vote in both houses of the UK parliament. In a much-anticipated speech more…

GOP closer to defunding Planned Parenthood

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONEXAMINER) — Republicans are closer than ever to defunding Planned Parenthood. And if they pull the plug on the abortion giant, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will deserve more…

Poverty-racked Selma 'still a city of slaves'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIFEZETTE) When Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said that he didn’t view President-Elect Donald Trump as a “legitimate” president in an interview for NBC News’ “Meet the Press” that more…

Big cash for Christian booted in 'gay' dispute

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE COLLEGE FIX) — A lawsuit against Missouri State University that alleged the school kicked a Christian student out of its master’s degree program for saying he would more…

Germany fires back on Trump's border tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Germany's vice chancellor, responding to an interview with President-elect Donald Trump, has rejected threats by Trump to put tariffs of up to 35 percent on German more…

8 men as rich as half the world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates more…

Heads begin to roll at Clinton Foundation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYCALLER) — The Clinton Foundation announced it’s laying off 22 staffers on the Clinton Global Initiative, keeping with a plan to deal with the negative spotlight put on more…

1 professor says it's time to kill your 401(k)

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Experts, including some pioneers of the 401(k) savings plans, worry that the current retirement system is not working for many Americans. More than half of workers more…