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The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District

Through her unconventional focus on addressing poverty, Superintendent Tiffany Anderson has been credited with rapidly improving the school district of Jennings, Mo.

A 2012 guide shows who's eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The original program, implemented by President Obama in 2012, has come under fire from many Republican presidential candidates — many of whom have promised to end it if elected to the White House. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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As 2016 Elections Loom, So Does A Possible End To DACA

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For Famed Rock Climber, A 'Big Break' That Thankfully Wasn't Literal

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The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District

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Why would a mother whose baby died after she put him down for a nap be considered a murderer and not part of a tragedy? iStockphoto hide caption

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Can I Just Tell You?

Can I Just Tell You: Problems Money Can't Fix

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Can I Just Tell You: Problems Money Can't Fix

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