In 2005, a group of anonymous donors in Kalamazoo launched a bold program. It pays for graduates of the city's public schools to attend any of Michigan's public universities or community colleges.
Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast. Among those on the boat, 325 high school students.
David Greene and Kelly McEvers have the Last Word in business.
"The Washington Post" is celebrating two Pulitzer prizes — including the prestigious Public Service medal. After years of circulation declines and painful staffing cuts, this year's prizes are especially sweet. David Greene talks to Marty Baron, the paper's executive editor.
Kelly McEvers has business news.
Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
Some investors avoid paying taxes in a move called round-tripping — shifting money offshore, then investing it in U.S. stocks or bonds. A study estimates it costs the U.S. billions in lost revenues.