Proclaiming that he believes in the education visions of New Jersey's
Republican governor and Newark's Democratic mayor, Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg on Friday pledged to set up a foundation to donate $100
million to Newark's schools over the next five years.
Exhorting world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism,
President Barack Obama challenged the countries of the United Nations
on Thursday to unite around peace efforts that he said could achieve
agreement within a year to create an independent Palestine and a secure
Embattled Rep. Charles Rangel prevailed in a crowded Democratic primary
Tuesday, with voters in his New York City district signaling they are
willing to stand by the 40-year House veteran despite more than a dozen
ethics charges pending against him.
President Barack Obama is taking to the nation's airwaves once again,
this time to tell America's schoolchildren that nothing is beyond their
reach as long as they dream big, work hard and focus on learning.
The nation's health care tab will go up — not down — as a result of
President Barack Obama's sweeping overhaul. That's the conclusion of a
government forecast Thursday, which also predicts the increase will be