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'Heather Has Two Mommies': Re-release puts fresh face on watershed book

A playful picture book about a little girl named Heather and her two happy mommies was a cultural and legal flashpoint 25 years ago, angering conservatives.Today, Heather has a lot more company in books for young kids about different kinds of families, but hers was out of print and seemed visually dated.

What colleges are looking for: Sometimes less is more

The question for most students is when are extracurricular activities simply fun and helpful, and when do they become a requirement for college? Many believe that the ideal college student is well-rounded but one expert says colleges have something else in mind: "passion for something."

Celebrations, March 29, 2015

On March 22, a team of Santa Fe Community College student veterans completed the 26.2-mile Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range.

Rural Internet outages reveal gaps in broadband infrastructure

Because Internet service is largely unregulated by the federal government and the states, decisions about network reliability are left to the service providers. The result: While most major metropolitan areas in the U.S. have backup systems, some smaller cities and many rural areas do not.

Colorado town microcosm of art urban development movement

LOVELAND, Colo. — A national movement that counts on painters, dancers and musicians to help revitalize downtowns is coming to this Colorado city as the first residents prepare to move into new low-income apartments built for artists and their families.