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States backtrack on student tracking technology

WASHINGTON -- Do you know where your student is? At school? On the bus? Paying for lunch in the cafeteria?

Principals in thousands of the nation's schools know the answer because radio frequency chips are embedded in students' ID cards, or their ...

US cases prove Ebola is 'not a death sentence'

When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70 percent of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in ...