US deports former Nazi guard living in New York to Germany

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Berlin A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades was carried out of his home on a stretcher by federal agents and flown to Germany early Tuesday in what could prove to be the last US deportation of a World War II-era war-crimes suspect.

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Greece’s day of redemption

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According to classical poet Homer, the Greek hero Odysseus returned home from a difficult 10-year journey with the wisdom of self-restraint and the joy of redemption. That lesson has not been lost on modern Greece and its current prime minister, Alexis Tsipras. On Tuesday, Mr. Tsipras traveled

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To curb chronic absence, schools treat parents as partners

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It may seem like an obvious solution to helping students succeed: Keep parents in the loop. But more emphasis is being placed on partnering with families by both researchers and the Every Student Succeeds Act. In particular, chronic absenteeism is now being tracked as never before, so schools

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Trump plan rolls back Obama-era coal regulations

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Washington The Trump administration on Tuesday came out with new rules scaling back Obama-era constraints on coal-fired power plants, striking at one of the former administration’s legacy programs to rein in climate-changing fossil-fuel emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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