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Will STEM Education Be The Child Left Behind?

President Obama talks a lot about the importance of STEM, but advocates worry Congress will set back science education with its rewrite of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

At an event in Sioux City Tuesday night, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump expressed astonishment that he is now trailing Ben Carson in Iowa. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump Begs, Pleads With Iowans To Vote For Him

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Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich speaks to reporters following an Americans for Peace, Prosperity and Security national security forum in Concord, N.H., in September. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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John Kasich: 2016 Voters 'Hearing All Kinds Of Crazy Things'

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All the Optimism of Early January Lullatone

Disney's Snow White has a scene in which the beautiful queen/stepmother turns into an old hag. Scholar Maria Tatar says it's "probably more frightening for adults than children because it compresses the aging process into about 20 seconds." Disney hide caption

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Why Are Old Women Often The Face Of Evil In Fairy Tales And Folklore?

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We're off to See the Wizard (Instrumental Version) Strueres
The Voiceless And So I Watch You from Afar

President Obama, seen at a cybersecurity summit in Palo Alto, Calif., in February. The White House has called the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act an "important building block." Kevin Lamarque/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Senate Approves Cybersecurity Bill: What You Need To Know

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Behaving Badly Animals as Leaders
On Impulse Animals as Leaders
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Let's Have Some Fun Blues World Saxophone Quartet

An excerpt from The Arab of the Future about growing up in Libya in the 1980s, where housing was free. But another family moved into the author's home while he and his family were away. Courtesy of Henry Holt and Co. hide caption

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Syrian Author Finds 'The Arab Of The Future' In His Own Past

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Devlin D'Zmura, a news manager at daily fantasy sports company DraftKings on Sept. 9. Customers of the two biggest daily fantasy sports websites — DraftKings and FanDuel — filed at least four lawsuits against the sites in October 2015. The customers accused the sites of cheating, and argued they wouldn't have played had they known employees with insider knowledge were playing on rival sites. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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States Should Get Into The Sports Gambling Game

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Royals (Instrumental Violin Cover) Terri Matheson
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Thanks for Being Away Saxon Shore
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This false-color image of Enceladus shows so-called "tiger stripes" across the moon's icy surface. Researchers believe the stripes are caused by an ocean beneath the ice. NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute hide caption

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NASA Spacecraft To Skim Past Saturn's Icy Moon

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Where Only We Exist Deaf Scene

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Most E-Cigarette Users Are Current And Ex-Smokers, Not Newbies

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As Gateway Arch Turns 50, Its Message Gets Reframed

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Bittersweet Samba Herb Alpert

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