Dec 13, 2013 The University of Kentucky offers special housing and support for students whose parents didn't graduate from college.
Dec 13, 2013 The House of Representatives has passed a budget agreement aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. How will it affect the sequestration?
Dec 16, 2013 This story about 55 tax breaks about to expire starts in an unlikely place: Barn 63 at the Belmont Race Track in Belmont, N.Y., at the stall of a pretty brown horse with a white star on her forehead.
Dec 6, 2013 A deal to avoid another government shutdown seems to be coalescing around increasing revenues -- but not taxes.
Dec 3, 2013 For George Alvarez, the decision to apply to Johns Hopkins was a "happy accident." Most low-income, high-achieving high school students don't apply to any selective colleges.
Nov 29, 2013 Will the University of Southern California's quest to hire a star coach for its football team be cut short by a victory in Saturday's game?
Oct 7, 2013 San Francisco is experimenting with what's known as participatory budgeting to give more people a say in how their tax dollars are spent.
Oct 4, 2013 We hear all the time about how expensive adopting a child can be -- but what can prospective parents really expect when they start the process?
Sep 30, 2013 We might not be getting a jobs report this Friday.
Janell Burley Hofmann
Sep 24, 2013 A new bill passed in California aims to protect minors from having a permanent record of photos and phrases they might regret.