The state government’s formula to pay for education is complicated. So we explain it through some animated comics. It’s part of our series “Funding Texas Schools: Fair Or Falling Short?”read more
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The men opened fire on a security officer outside an anti-Islamist cartoon contest in Garland, Texas. They were subsequently shot and killed by police, authorities say.
At least 70 ancient sites in the Kathmandu Valley were damaged or destroyed in last month's quake. Archaeologists and others are trying to protect and recover as much as they can, as fast as possible.
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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted the citywide curfew and Maryland's governor declared Sunday a day of prayer and peace.