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Twenty-five years after a landmark report, a follow-up study finds child care workers still earning about the same as fast-food workers.

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Jacquelyn Martin/AP

President Obama is preparing to take executive action on immigration. But some people are calling it an "executive order." There's a big difference between the two terms.

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Susan Walsh/AP

Other potential GOP candidates side with Tea Party-backed opposition to the education standards, but the former Florida governor is not backing away from his longstanding support.

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During sleep, the brain locks in existing memories and can even form new ones. Scientists say they are starting to understand how that happens. A midnight snack may interfere.

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The president's action, to be announced later today, will grant temporary relief to some immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. Republicans could strip away funds that would go toward Obama's plan.

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