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Penn. gets OK to ignore No Child Left Behind law

08/20/2013 1:45pm
The Education Department has approved Pennsylvania's request to ignore parts of No Child Left Behind's requirements in exchange for a plan to improve the schools on the state's own terms.

Documents detail CIA's role in 1953 coup in Iran

08/20/2013 6:25pm
Newly declassified documents offer more details of how the CIA executed the overthrow of Iran's democratically elected prime minister 60 years ago, describing the political frustrations that led the U.S. to take covert action against a Soviet ally _ and echoing the current frustrations with Iran over its nuclear ambitions.