No Child Left Behind is about a decade old. It's been up for renewal for 10 years. But as Congress has dead-locked over proposals to modify or reform the controversial law, President Barack Obama on Thursday issued waivers from its strictest requirements to 10 states.
For Filipinos looking for a taste of heir homeland, Jollibee is ubiquitous. With more than 900 locations in the Philippines and a growing number of branches abroad, the fast food chain blends American style fast food with a uniquely Filipino culture.
Gun reform has been a hot topic since the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, but political movement has been slow. But the costs continue to mount. One recent Huffington Post report documented just how much those literal costs hurt our economy.
It's been two years ago since Hurricane Sandy destroyed large swaths of New York city and caused huge damage across the Northeast. Undocumented immigrants dealt with the danger and dirt of the cleanup, getting low wages and health problems for the work that got communities back on their feet.
The World's Alex Gallafent visits Six Flags Great Adventure theme park for what's billed there as Muslim Family Day. One of the original organizers was a Muslim investment banker who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Joining The Takeaway for a round table on health care reform are three doctors: primary care physician Kevin Pho, neurosurgeon Charles Prestigiacomo, and third year emergency care resident Tyeese Gaines Reid.