- Report finds improper use of Park Service lodge in Wyoming Updated: Oct-09-15 5:28 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A cozy cabin in Grand Teton National Park designated for official government business was rented out by the National Park Service in recent years to some politicians and others as a low-cost family vacation getaway in scenic Jackson Hole, according to an inspector general's report.
- Education Secretary Arne Duncan steps down after 7-year term Updated: Oct-02-15 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON - Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step down following a seven-year tenure marked by a willingness to plunge head-on into the heated debate about the government's role in education.
- Activists say hunger strike over Chicago school has ended Updated: Sep-20-15 1:15 pm
CHICAGO - Activists have announced the end of a 34-day hunger strike over the fate of a Chicago neighborhood school, an effort that garnered national headlines when supporters disrupted public budget hearings held by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.