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Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty. "Common Core is the latest effort by big government disciples to strip away state rights and put Washington, D.C., in control of everything," Jindal, a Republican, said in a statement. Jindal names the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in the suit, which argues that states are forced to cede their "sovereign authority over education policy to the federal government" to receive federal grants and police waivers...

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What's next for Gaza?

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Aug. 27: The "long-term" cease-fire between Israel and Hamas announced on Tuesday -- assuming that it holds -- ...

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