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Editorial: Pell Grant cuts problematic

The Ryan budget, passed last week in the House, but without any real prospect of becoming law, would cut the federal Pell Grant program — a need-based financial aid program that provides grants that don't have to be paid back — by $125 billion over ten years.


Ponnada: Don't cry 'terrorism'

A 14-year-old girl from Netherlands set off alarms when she tweeted to American Airlines, "hello my name's Ibrahim and I'm from Afghanistan. I'm part of Al Qaida and on June 1st I'm gonna do something really big bye."


Lane: The presumption of guilt

To most, Oscar Pistorius was an Olympic and Paralympic track star from South Africa. He was the double-amputee that proved anything is possible. He was "Blade Runner, the fastest man on no legs." That all changed, however, on the morning of February 14, 2013 when Pistorius shot and killed his then girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.


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