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A boy sits in a living room at a desk and watches a TV with a lesson airing on it.

Math at midnight: Students stuck in US struggle with remote learning at Chinese schools


For students who normally live in Shanghai, China, going back to school with remote learning from half a world away in the United States has its downs — and a few ups. 

Joe Biden y Bernie Sanders speak at a debate.

¿Podrá Biden lograr que los latinos voten? Los defensores de la migración no están seguros.

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Senator Bernie Sanders speaks as former Vice President Joe Biden reacts during the ninth Democratic 2020 U.S. Presidential candidates debate at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas Nevada, on Feb. 19, 2020.

Can Biden turn out Latinos to vote? Advocacy groups aren’t sure.

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Democratic US presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters and volunteers at a campaign field office in Iowa City, Iowa, Feb. 2, 2020.

Iowans debate how to make the caucuses more inclusive

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Obama, Romney, trade barbs, seek to define the other in advance of election

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Arts advocate critical of Obama’s Turnaround Arts Initiative for select U.S. schools

Arts, Culture & Media

President Barack Obama’s administration rolled out a new program that seeks to turn around underperforming schools by integrating the arts into the core curriculum of each school. But a former federal education official and arts advocate said it’s the wrong approach to funding arts education.

Chinese delegation signs huge soybean trade agreement with the U.S.

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping along with several Chinese leaders visiting Iowa on Feb. 15 agreed to purchase $4.31 billion worth of U.S. soybeans from Iowa farms. China is expected to sign more deals with a total record purchase of 12 million tons of soybeans this year.

VIDEO: Michelle Bachmann drops out of GOP presidential primary; Perry stays in

Global Politics

After coming in a distant sixth in the Iowa Caucuses Tuesday night, Michelle Bachmann announced Wednesday that she was dropping out of the race to be the Republican presidential nominee.

After hours of delays, Romney earns 8-vote victory over Santorum

Global Politics

A record number of Iowan, more than 120,000, turned out for the Republican caucuses Tuesday night and by the narrowest of margins shoved Mitt Romney out the door in the lead for the race to be the GOP presidential nominee. He came in first, just ahead of Rick Santorum.

Iowa towns turning to foreign investment to restart economies

In Fort Dodge, Iowa, a South Korean company is bringing a factory to town. Across the U.S. Midwest, communities are trying to lure foreign investment to get economies going again.