October 02, 2014

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A portion of the 200-year-old General Theological Seminary sits back from 21st Street partially obscured by large trees within Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. More than two-thirds of the faculty at the seminary, one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable religious institutions that trains ministers of America’s Episcopal Church, say they were fired earlier this week after going on strike to protest their dean’s leadership. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Episcopalians battle behind walls of NYC seminaryEpiscopalians battle behind NY walls of oldest seminary, challenging dean's leadership
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
In this photo made Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, Andrew Paterson, 17, left, and his brother, Adam Paterson, 15, head home after a 12-hour work-day at a potato storage facility in Mapleton, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Potato harvest schools Maine teens in hard workA break from school, and a lesson in hard work, for teen farmhands during potato harvest
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
In this Sept. 29, 2014 photo, students protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal to emphasize patriotism and downplay civil unrest in the teaching of U.S. history, in front of their school, Jefferson High, in the Denver suburb of Edgewater, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A look at changes in college prep history coursesA look at changes in how Advanced Placement US history courses are being tested, taught
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting and how did the fight over history class begin?
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, high school students hold a protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal to emphasize patriotism in the teaching of U.S. history, at Ralston Valley High School, in Arvada, Colo. The protests over the Colorado school district’s proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state’s marquee midterm election races, injecting a volatile issue two weeks before early voting ballots land in mailboxes across the state. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
History fight coming to a head in suburban DenverDenver area school board could decide fate of US history review behind student protests
The Associated Press53 minutes ago

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