Rescuers say fallen Mt. Jefferson climber has died

Rescuers flown to two climbers on Mt. Jefferson Monday morning learned that one had died after falling into a crevasse, but his wife was in good condition.


U.S. public schools in financial trouble

POSTED: 10:13 AM PDT March 22, 2013    UPDATED: 2:17 AM PDT March 29, 2013 

Hundreds of public school teachers and their supporters took to the streets yesterday to protest Chicago's recent announcement of a school consolidation plan, which will close 54 of the city's public schools. Take a look at other U.S. public schools facing financial troubles.

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Chicago school officials said on March 21 that they plan to close dozens of schools in a bid to improve education and tackle a $1 billion deficit.


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